GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL
Council Chair: J. Pat Richmond
Staff Liaison: Jason Harrison
Event Director: Kim Woolsey
Council Members: By Appointment Only
Council Meets: Monthly-1st Wednesday, 11:45 am
Description: The Governmental Affairs Council researches and identifies national and state legislative issues affecting businesses in Amarillo and the surrounding area. The council has final approval of legislative issues presented to them for inclusion in the concerns presented to the Texas Legislature during each session. The council prepares resolutions and position papers regarding national and state issues that are presented to the Chamber Board of Directors for approval. The council strives to increase community awareness of national and state legislative issues through special programs and projects.