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  • The Government Relations Committee is open to all Westerville Area Chamber Members and meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 3:45-5 p.m. at the Chamber Offfice. For more information contact the Chamber at 882-8917 or contact the Government Relations Committee Chair, Rob Twitchell, Information Control Corp, at 614-523-3070

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  • The Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee received the 2015 Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award for being the most active Chamber. A special thanks to the Government Relations Committee members for their dedication. Your Chamber received the Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award in 2012, 2010 and was the runner-up in 2011.

  • Government Relations Committee: 

    Purpose Statement

  • Our purpose is to work with our elected officials to establish regulations and policies that will affect the ability of a business to compete in the worldwide economy and continue to generate income and jobs that will help to improve the quality of life in the Westerville Area. 


    Sticky Note Corner

    Important Information from your Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee:


    Chamber Supports Substitute Emergency School Levy... [READ MORE]


    Overtime Rule Will Burden Employers in a Tepid Economy... [READ MORE]


    Westerville City Council 'Meet the Candidate' Forum Recap... [READ MORE]

    See Westerville's current and future planned road improvements through 2019... [READ MORE]

    Make your comments to the U.S. Director of Labor regarding the new proposed overtime rule that may adversely impact small business owners... [READ MORE]

    What is next for Ohio Municipal Tax?... [READ MORE]

    A look at the benefits of health care reform...[READ MORE

    Westerville Area Chamber supports the Westerville Parks and Recreation Levy... [READ MORE]

    Issue 1: State Capital Improvements Bond Program, supported by your Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee, passed with 65%... [READ MORE]


    City of Columbus Charter Review. The Charter outlining fundamental rights, powers, and responsibilities of the citizens and their elected municipal officials was last amended in 2010... [READ MORE]


    Take a look at the videos from the recent candidate forums:

                       City Council Forum Video

                     Board of Education Video


    What you need to know about PPACA and Health Care Reform... [READ MORE]


    Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace, effective 2014...

         * If you currently have a healthcare plan: [READ MORE]

         * If you currently do not have a healthcare plan: [READ MORE]

    Westerville Area Chamber wins 2013 Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award... [READ MORE]