Tahoe Chamber represents CA and NV businesses on legislation, regulations and issues that affect their bottom line and ability to conduct business. We maintain relationships with elected officials on both sides of the state line at all levels of government and ensure that our CEO, Board or staff member are at all pertinent meetings to represent your interests.
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Additionally, Tahoe Chamber has formed two committees to begin endorsing candidates for positions in California.
Candidate Endorsement Committee
The Candidate Endorsement Committee (CEC) is comprised of community members that identify, interview and vet candidates according to criteria found in the Tahoe Future 2020 document. TahoeChamber endorsements are dependent on the research and interviews conducted by this committee.
Evon Yakar (Chair)
Independent Expenditure Committee
The Tahoe Chamber Independent Expenditure Committee (TC-IEC) raises funds to affect change by supporting candidates that will positively affect the south shore business community in alignment with the Tahoe Future Community Vision 2020.
IEC Committee Members:
Bob Anderson, Fromarc Insurance
Jason Drew, Nichols Consulting Engineers
John Kuzmik, Attorney at Law
Steve Lowe, Hospitality Consultant
Shannon McIsaac, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Patrick Rhamey, Edgewood Companies (Chair)
Steve Turner, Vail Resorts