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Governmental Affairs Council

Governmental Affairs Committee

Responsible for working with professional public policy staff to monitor legislation and administrative policy and recommending Chamber action as necessary to the Board of Directors. May also engage in the development of policy positions for the consideration of the Board of Directors and the membership of the Chamber SWLA. Will provide foundation of grassroots advocacy network. Also responsible for monitoring and promoting the development of infrastructure necessary to sustain and improve the health of the business climate in Southwest Louisiana including but not limited to highway, rail, aviation, port, water/sewer, and telecommunications.

Committee Chair:
Bart Yakupzack
Jack Lawton Companies

Staff Contact:
George Swift


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