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Committee - Issues and Governmental Affairs 2020-2021

Responsible for being proactive in addressing local, state and national issues important to the Chamber and its mission, our membership and business community. To understand issues of interest to the businesses in the Seminole County area, to take advocacy positions on those issues, and to communicate the Chamber's viewpoint clearly to our membership, elected officials and the community at large.
Dan Lopez
Chair Legends Realty, Broker
A Dedicated Real Estate Professional, a Servant Leader, with a Teacher's Heart. Dan Lopez is Broker/ Owner and Director of Sales for Legends Realt...
Tina Calderone
Seminole County Public Schools, School Board Member
Tina Calderone has been a lifelong public school advocate and was first elected to the School Board in 2010. She and her husband have been resident...
Harry Parkhurst
The Freedom Brigade of the American Republic, President
Enlist Americans in a national organization, combining their voices and vote to compel elected representatives to repeal “socialist” legislation an...
Shari Simmans
City of DeBary, Public Information Officer
Chris Snow
Utilities Inc. of Florida, Director of External Affairs
Donna Bundy
Seminole Cultural Arts Council, Executive Director
In 1981, work in the flooring industry led to relocation from Pennsylvania to Florida and soon after, I settled in Longwood, immersing myself in Se...
Zach Hoover
Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, Manager, State & Federal Gov't Affairs
Richard Kerr
Insurance Office of America, Commercial Broker
I focus on workers compensation solutions for companies in a variety of industries.  I use IOA’s RiskScore system to help my clients uncover potent...
Brandy L Waelti
STRATEGIC Accounting & Consulting, President
Brandy began her career at an early age of 12 working side by side with her successful entrepreneurial father for a couple of decades, which she pr...
Roger Van Auker
City of DeBary, Economic Development Director/TOD Marketing Manager
Susie Dolan
Waste Pro, Municipal Marketing
Bill Blend
MSL, P.A. (Formerly Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A.), Principal
Bill Blend, CPA, CFE is a Shareholder at MSL and a member of MSL’s Governmental Practice Group. He is the Shareholder in charge of Quality Contro...
Erin Kamalzadeh
Your Business Photographer, Photographer
Erin is a Central Florida Photographer andFAA licensed drone operatorproviding on location professional photography services for Real Estate, Hea...
Dorothy Pehowic
A Trinity Counseling Center, LLC., Owner
A Trinity Counseling Center, LLC., is located in the City of Oviedo. Dorothy Pehowic practices as a psychodynamic trauma therapist and advocates ...
Elizabeth Watkins
Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital, Local Goverment Affairs & Public Policy Manager
Alex Chisholm
Legacy Wealth Partners, Financial Advisor
As a former chef and weekend BBQ enthusiast, I know the importance of preparation, team work and following a detailed recipe. In most cases, you on...
Elisha Gonzalez
Fairwinds Credit Union - Corporate, Vice President Government Affairs & Community Relations & Executive Director, FAIRWINDS Foundation
Becc Lester-Beam
Seminole Science Charter School, Community Outreach Coordinator
Becc Lester has a diverse background of music, theater, television, nursing and education. She has been with the Orlando Science STEM Charter Schoo...
Rachael Kobb
Orlando Economic Partnership, Sr. Director, Advocacy & Public Policy
Rebekah Arthur
Staff Liaison Seminole County Chamber, Vice President of Programming

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