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Governmental Affairs

Governmental Affairs falls under the Military & Governmental Affairs Department. The goals are to protect and strengthen military and federal programs impacting the local economy, pursue the development of infrastructure that encourages business growth, and encourage a cooperative spirit with local governments.

The Chamber acts as an advocate for pro-business policies and legislation that promotes economic growth.

 

Military & Governmental Affairs Staff

 Dr. Cameron Martindale

  Senior Vice President, Community Development

  334-240-6899

  cmartindale@montgomerychamber.com

 Joe Greene

  Vice President, Military & Governmental Affairs

  334-240-9459

  jgreene@montgomerychamber.com

 Rick Plaskett

  Director,  Defense Technology Development

  334-240-9437

  rplaskett@montgomerychamber.com

 Brenda King

  Manager, Military & GOvernmental Affairs

  334-230-8361

  bking@montgomerychamber.com

Governmental Affairs Task Force

Chairman:  Horace Horn, PowerSouth Energy
Staff Liaison: Joe Greene, Vice President, Military & Governmental Affairs

  1. Monitor issues and legislation at the local, state and federal level and make policy and position recommendations to the Chamber Board of Directors on key issues impacting the Montgomery area business climate.
  2. Host routine briefings and other educational forums to foster communication and trust among elected officials.
  3. Develop an Inter City Visit program focused on key elements of the Imagine a Greater Montgomery strategy. 
  4. Develop the joint City/County/Chamber federal request and issues agenda for submission to the Alabama Congressional Delegation.
  5. Act as a catalyst on key initiatives and infrastructure projects as needed, such as the Outer Loop/I-85 Connector.

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