Government Matters Committee
Director: Lillian VanderVeen, Lenger Travel
Chairperson: Karen McCarthy, Consumers Energy
Dates of Operation: January 2019 – December 2019
Description: The committee monitors government activity and other public policy issues affecting the South Kent business community on behalf of Chamber membership and communicates relevant developments to the membership. The committee serves as a relationship type of liaison between the business members of the Chamber and government officials on the local, state and federal levels. The committee represents small business and the voice of small business.
Planned Project/Committee Goals:
- Hold 11 monthly committee meetings in 2019 to monitor and discuss relevant issues.
- Hold 11 monthly meetings with elected and staff officials in 2019 to listen and give a voice for the business community.
- Conduct candidate forums prior to the 2019 election.
The Monthly Meetings with our elected officials are held on the Second Monday at 8am.
Wyoming City Hall – 1155 28th St. SW
January 14, 2019
February 11, 2019
March 11, 2019
July 8, 2019
August 12, 2019
September 9, 2019
Kentwood City Hall – 4900 Breton Rd. SE
April 8, 2019
May 13, 2019
June 10, 2019
October 14, 2019
November 11, 2019
December 9, 2019
Watch the Government Matters Meeting for January 14, 2019
What: Government Matters
Where: Wyoming City Hall