The Government Affairs committee offers a proactive voice for the local business community on governmental issues, strives to facilitate communication between government and the local business community, informs the business community on legislative issues that impact the area, and makes recommendations to the Chamber Board of Directors regarding issues that impact Chamber members.
government affairs committee members
Shair Laven, Chair - Viking Bank
Nicole Fernholz - Alexandria Area Economic Development Comm.
Dr. Laura Urban - Alexandria Technical and Community College
Julie Critz - Alexandria Public Schools
Kris Dolan - Runestone Electric Association
Christofer Olson - ALP Utilities
Andy Mellgren - Downtown Liquor
Charlie Meyer - Douglas County Commissioner
Tara Bitzan - Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Carl Vaagenes - Alomere Health
Mike Doyle - Heartland Orthopedic Specialists; Chamber Board Representative
Mark Anderson - Knute Nelson
Angie Urman - Knute Nelson
Dave Kent - 3M Abrasive Systems Division Plant
Tom Jacobson - Swenson Lervick Syverson Trosvig Jacobson Schultz Cass, P.A.
Marty Schultz - City of Alexandria