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Ashlea Quinonez

Ashlea Quinonez
Memorial Hermann Healthcare Systems
Governmental Relations Division 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.



  • 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.

Keep Up-to-Date with what is going on in Fort Bend County by visiting provides relevant information and serves as a vehicle for grassroots participation and connection to your elected officials. Within these pages, you will find news and tracking on state and Federal issues, voter resources, how to take action and our public policy guide.

The Fort Bend Chamber Board of Directors has voted unanimously in support of the Fort Bend Mobility Bond, Stafford MSD Bond, and the Lamar CISD Bond. We encourage you to vote yes with us. For more information on these bonds, please click here. Please view the short video below regarding Keep Fort Bend Moving. 

2017 State of the City: Sugar Land

Click link above to view Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman and Sugar Land City Manager Allan Bogard's presentation from the January 19, 2017 State of the City: Sugar Land (Video can be seen here)


For moreinformaion or to host an upcoming meeting please contact

Matthew Ferraro at or 281-491-0277.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Member 2014 Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Texas Association of Business Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Fort Bend Economic Development Council

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