Who We Are: This committee includes leaders from local and state government, non-profit organizations, large and mid-size corporations, and small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Community and Government Relations Committee serves as a source of advice and counsel to the on advocacy and business issues of impact and importance to the membership-at-large and the business community in the Southern Chester County region. The Committee shares information within the Chamber, and representatives serve on task forces and committees that address issues in the regional business community.
What We Do: The committee receives monthly reports from the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce about issues affecting the business community, discusses potential advocacy activity, and in turn relays that information to our Membership base through its monthly publication, The Reporter. In addition to keeping up-to-date about issues, the Committee members also present issues to their elected officials on behalf of the Chamber to ensure our Members’ voices are heard when legislation is being considered. The Community and Government Relations Committee takes an active role in planning speakers and programs that inform and enlighten Chamber members. Responsibilities: Representatives of the Community and Government Relations Committee serve on task forces outside the Chamber, such as the Route 1 Economic Development Initiative and the Mushroom Ag Workforce task force.
Review monthly reports from Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce
Bring potential issues affecting Souther Chester County business community to discussion
Assist in presenting issues to elected officials
Help plan speakers and programs for Chamber members
Want to join or learn more? Contact the committee chairman or the Chamber. Committee Chair: Doug Doerfler, Genesis Doug Doerfler is the Corporate Manager of Professional Development at Genesis. Doug is active in his community, serving on the Borough of Kennett Square’s Planning Commission since 2012 and elected to serve on Borough Council. He has been a member of the Chester County Workforce Development Board since 2005, having chaired it from 2012-2014. Doug holds a Master of Science in Organizational Development & Leadership from Saint Joseph’s University and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.
Copyright Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce. All Rights Reserved. 8 Federal Road | Suite 1, West Grove, PA 19390 Phone: (610) 444-0774 | email@example.com | sitemap