Government Affairs Committee
The Chamber's catch-all committee for reviewing legislative and policy proposals from the local, state, or federal levels which will have an impact on any or all of our members. Meets every first Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m.
Chair: Paula Larmore, Harding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal
Provides guidance on land use, planning, housing, and real estate development policy and legislation. Hosts key policymakers and administrators for informational updates and to provide feedback from industry leaders.
Covers legislation and policy related to health and wellness, including but not limited to, hospitals, doctors, dentists, physical therapy, and insurance.
Mobility & Transportation
Co-chairs: Pam O'Connor; Nick Efron, Veo
Tasked with reviewing policy and proposals related to mass transit, streets and highways, micromobility (shared bikes and scooters), autonomous vehicles, air travel, and other related industries.
Hospitality & Tourism
Sponsors: Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel; ETC Hotels
Bringing together representatives of bars and restaurants, hotels and motels, and tourism and attractions, this committee addresses federal, state, and local policy related to domestic and international tourism, food and alcohol service, and more.
The Membership Development Committee (Ambassadors) support the Chamber by sharing their knowledge of the benefits of membership, the community, and resources with new and prospective Chamber members. They meet in person before the monthly Biz@Sunset Mixers.
The Chairperson is Arthur Lesmez.