About the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee
The Advocacy and Public Policy Committee monitors and addresses legislative and public policy issues at the local, state and federal levels of government as they relate to the interests of the American Arab business and economic development, and to draft and recommend to the Board of positions on such issues to be adopted and promulgated to appropriate government officials, the membership and the public. The committee also cultivates and strengthens relationships and understanding between the Chamber’s members and elected/appointed officials across all levels of government by hosting various initiatives and programs.
The goal of the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee of American Arab Chamber of Commerce is to keep Chamber members and the American Arab business community informed about policies that affect them and to direct them to take actions that lead to economic development.
Foster constructive working relationships with elected, administrative and executive government officials at each level of government, to identify and address priority issues of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce business community.
Educate the Chamber membership on issues of importance and develop and establish a process that facilitates participation, determination and achievement of a Chamber consensus.
Provide forums to bring officials and candidates to the Chamber.
Identify champions and experts on issue areas to maintain clear, concise and consistent messaging on Chamber legislative priorities.