Join a council: Contact  Laurie Lively at (916) 930-1219.

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

Public Affairs Council

The Public Affairs Council advises the CalChamber on political and policy strategies to improve California’s business climate. (Must be a CalChamber Advocate-level member to join.)
Staff Contact: Martin Wilson

Women’s Leadership Council

A subcommittee of the CalChamber Board of Directors, the Women’s Leadership Council works to enhance the profile and contributions of California women business leaders and establish strong ties between them and elected officials, government appointees and other key decision makers in state government.
Staff Contact: Denise Davis

ChamberPAC Advisory 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 Travis Kiyota of East West Bank. (Must be a member of the CalChamber Board of Directors to join.)
Staff Contact: Martin Wilson