Government Action Committee

Mission Statement:

To inform, educate, engage and advocate for the business community regarding relevant public policy.


The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce Government Action Committee is committed to inform and educate the businesses of the Greater Spokane Valley regarding relevant legislative and regulatory issues.  The Chamber’s GAC’s fundamental role includes advocating the views of the business community to our elected officials on public policy and legislation on the local, state and federal level that might have an impact on the business community.  The GAC is a dynamic volunteer committee of business and community leaders who meet monthly to guide the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce in its public policy positions, such as representing the best interests of business through candidate forums, public policy speakers and providing grassroots network support.

Government Action Chair: Melanie Rose, Avista Utilities
Staff Liaison: Collin Tracy, Strategic Initiatives Manager

Meets 2nd Monday of the month. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
MultiCare Valley Hospital
12606 E Mission Ave., Spokane Valley

Anyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings. Members of the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce that wish to become more involved have the opportunity to become voting members. Please call the Chamber for more information or to RSVP (509) 924-4994 or check the calendar to find an upcoming meeting.

2021 Legislative Priorities:

The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce Government Action Committee and the Chamber Board of Directors have unanimously adopted our 2021 Legislative Priorities:
2021 Chamber Legislative Agenda

Policy – Issue Review:
If you or your company/industry have an issue that you would like to submit for consideration and review by the Chamber, please submit the Policy Consideration Form.

Government Committee:

If you would be interested in representing your business and industry in this dynamic and vital committee, please contact Collin Tracy, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce.