Mission Statement: To gather all proposed legislation at the local, state, and national level that may impact businesses in Texas and work with the Mansfield Area Chamber board of directors and members in an effort to develop advocacy actions that will ensure a successful business climate.
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE PURPOSE STATEMENT
The Legislative Committee of the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to reviewing, developing, and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active business environment. The chamber believes that laws and regulations should serve the public without acting as a detriment to business development and growth.
Our purpose is to work with our elected officials to establish regulations and policies that will affect the ability of a business to compete in the worldwide economy and continue to generate income and jobs that will help to improve the Mansfield Area. The issues examined through our Legislative Policy agenda are issues raised by the Chamber’s Legislative Committee and the Chamber Board.
2016 Committee Members
Mike Leyman - Chair
Darryl Haynes, City Council
Dr. Jim Vaszauskas, Superintendent Mansfield ISD
Leigh Collins, District Director, State Senator Konni Burton, District 10
Rhonda Taylor, District Assistant, Office of Congressman Joe Barton
Dawn Horton, Office of Representative Bill Zedler
Representative, Office of Commissioner Andy Nguyen
Committee meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Chamber 11:00 - 12:00 PM