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Governmental Relations

 

Joe Zimmerman- Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce - Government Relations

 
Joe Zimmerman
Klotz Associates, Inc.
Governmental Relations Division
Vice Chair
   

The Governmental Relations Division provides Chamber members with access to local, state and federal officials, promotes the understanding of current legislative issues and gives its membership the opportunity for input. 

This division also provides a forum for discussion of relevant legislative matters, updates on key legislation, and provides leadership on legislation which is important to its members. 

During election years, the division conducts community candidate forums for municipal, primary, secondary and higher education, county, state and federal elections that provide a fair and unbiased opportunity for members to understand the qualifications and positions of the candidates as well as the key issues affecting an election.

 

GOALS:

  • Identify and provide information on legislative issues affecting Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce membership.
  • Communicate priority positions identified by membership to elected officials.
  • Provide a resource for grass roots interaction between membership and elected officials.
  • Conduct candidate forums for local, county and state-wide elections.
  • Facilitate opportunities for elected officials to provide updates to business and the community.

For more informaion or to host an upcoming meeting please contact Mary Von Tungeln at mary@fortbendcc.org or 281-566-2152

 

 

 

 

 



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