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Government Affairs Committee

Government Affairs Committee Charter PDF

Government Affairs Committee Application

For more information, please contact Gina Vasquez, Chair of the GAC.


To be the leading advocate for the business community in Fairfield and Suisun City, driving economic growth and enhancing community well-being.


The Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce GAC is dedicated to advancing the interests of our local business community through proactive engagement with government entities. Our mission is to foster a favorable business environment by advocating for policies that promote economic growth, innovation, and sustainability. We strive to be a trusted voice for our members, working collaboratively with policymakers to shape legislation and regulations that enhance the competitiveness of our businesses.

Strategic Goal

  1. Represent Chamber members with elected officials across levels of government.
  2. Enhance economic vitality and quality of life in Solano County.
  3. Develop a legislative agenda aligning with business community interests.
  4. Foster partnerships for economic opportunities and community development.

Operational Guidelines:

  • Membership: Open to Chamber members interested in governmental affairs.
  • Meetings: Regularly scheduled, with special meetings as needed.
  • Decision Making: Consensus-driven, with a focus on representing a broad spectrum of business interests.

Specific Roles:

  • Research and Analysis: Investigate issues, legislation, and policies affecting the business community.
  • Advocacy: Engage with policymakers and stakeholders to promote the Chamber’s legislative agenda.
  • Communication: Inform Chamber members about relevant governmental issues and actions.
  • Partnership Building: Collaborate with local businesses, community groups, and government entities.

Explore these links to stay informed about your local legislators' activities and educate yourself on various bills and potential legislative developments. Utilize these resources to deepen your understanding of legislative processes and decisions impacting your community.

California Legislative Information

Federal Legislative Information

2023 CalChamber Legislator Vote Record — Bill Tracking

Gina Vasquez

GAC Chair

Gina Vasquez
Republic Services

Government Affairs Committee Members

Michael Coan

GAC Committee Member

Michael Cohen
Medic Ambulance Service

Shawn Smith

GAC Committee Member

Shawn Smith
City of Fairfield

Andrea Garcia

GAC Committee Member

Andria Garcia
Touro University

Jana Modena

GAC Committee Member

Jana Modena
Leaven Kids