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Government Affairs Committee

Vision: To be the leading voice and advocate for businesses in the Fairfield and Suisun City region, driving economic growth and community development.

Mission: 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.

Goals and Strategies:

Building upon the core mission and objectives of the Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce, the Advocacy Committee aims to refine and intensify its approach to achieve specific, strategic objectives over the next two years:

Serve as the Voice for Business:

    •   Advocacy and Representation: Actively represent and defend the interests of local businesses at local, state, and federal levels. This involves promoting policies and securing funding that bolsters business success and regional economic prosperity.
    •   Policy Influence: Proactively engage in discussions and decision-making processes on crucial local, state, and federal issues that directly impact the business community.
    •  Political Engagement: Support and encourage the election of candidates who prioritize business-friendly policies and demonstrate a commitment to the economic well-being of the region.
    •  Collaborate with Government Leaders: Foster a cooperative relationship with governmental entities to secure favorable outcomes for Chamber members, ensuring their needs and concerns are addressed effectively.

Through these strategic initiatives, the Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce's Government Advocacy Committee aims to be a pivotal force in shaping a thriving business environment and a vibrant community.

Government Affairs Committee Charter

Government Affairs Committee Application

2023 CalChamber Legislator Vote Record — Bill Tracking

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

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

Sergio Photo 2

GAC Committee Member

Sergio Vincenti
Sutter Health