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Member Advocacy

Mission:

The Member Advocacy Committee acts as a voice for business on legislative, community and economic development issues within Greater Fort Myers through leadership and education.

Primary Goals and Activities:

• Utilize the Evaluation form to identify a priority list of issues that will be tracked.  The priority is established through committee discussions and input from local business leaders and owners.

• Pursue dialogue with local, regional, and state legislators. Based on those discussions, provide local businesses with relevant information to help them navigate future decisions.

• Be a resource for members on new or modified legislation that impacts chamber members.

• Create useful and meaningful forums for discussion and understanding members’ views on the issues/proposed legislation

How to get involved: If you are interested in the joining the Member Advocacy Committee, please contact Colleen DePasquale at Colleen@fortmyers.org.

Have a issue you would like to submit to the committee for review? Please fill out the form below.

Member Advocacy Issue Form

  • Issue or Policy to be reviewed: Factual description of policy or issue to be reviewed. Note any deadlines.
  • CRITERIA

  • Chamber Mission: The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce is a business organization of professionals who support and promote a progressive, sustainable community Member Advocacy Committee purpose: The Member Advocacy Committee acts as a voice for business on legislative, community and economic development issues within Greater Fort Myers through leadership and education.