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.
Michael Seymour - Alexandria Technical and Community College
Rick Sansted - Alexandria Public Schools
Ryan Rooney - Runestone Electric Association
Steve Vrchota - Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management
Charlie Meyer - Douglas County Commissioner
Tara Bitzan - Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce
Carl Vaagenes - Alomere Health
Mike Doyle - Heartland Orthopedic Specialists
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.
Owen Miller - New York Life Insurance Co.