CalChamber councils and task forces offer specialized advice to the Board of Directors in their areas of expertise. See also: Policy Committees.
Council for International Trade
The Council for International Trade works with state and federal administrations and lawmakers to support expansion of international trade and investment, fair and equitable market access for California products abroad, and elimination of disincentives that impede the international competitiveness of California business.
Staff Contact: Susanne Stirling
Economic Advisory Council
Provides quarterly forecasts of the California economy and coordinates special economic studies. Council members include business economists from a variety of industries and from government.
Staff Contact: Dave Kilby
Public Affairs Council
CalChamber Fundraising Committee
This committee provides guidance and assistance to the CalChamber in its political fundraising efforts, and meets at every Board of Directors meeting, four times per year. The chair is Frank Washington of Crossings TV. (Must be a member of the CalChamber Board of Directors to join.)
Staff Contact: Martin Wilson