The Government Affairs Committee is the catch-all committee for public policy matters with the potential to impact the overall business community. Meetings feature discussions on major local, state and federal legislation related to tax policy, worker relations, government efficiency, election regulation and legal reform, among others. Consideration of ballot initiatives also originates in this committee.
The chair for 2018 is Christine Aghassi (The Dolphin Group) and the co-chairs are Richard Benbow (UCLA Governmental and Community Relations) and David Gershwin (David Gershwin Consulting).
Meetings are held monthly. The dates for 2018 are Wednesdays, January 17, February 21, March 14, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 12, October 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m.