Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce in Yakima, Washington

Chamber Committee - Government Affairs Committee (5/21) - Local Impacts of Trade Policy Changes

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Name: Chamber Committee - Government Affairs Committee (5/21) - Local Impacts of Trade Policy Changes
Date: May 21, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Local Impacts of Trade Policy Changes
Special guest speaker;
Eric Schinfeld is the Sr. Manager of Federal and International Government Relations for the Port of Seattle. In this role, he staffs the Port’s elected officials and executives on key federal and trade policy issues that impact the Port, its customers and the residents of King County. Prior to this role, Schinfeld served as both Chief of Staff of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and as the President of the Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT), where he led WCIT’s advocacy and outreach efforts on trade policy issues that benefit Washington employers and increase our state’s international competitiveness. Eric also spent five years as staff to the Prosperity Partnership – a coalition of business, government and community organizations focused on ensuring long-term prosperity for the Puget Sound region – and he began his career in the Washington, DC office of U.S. Congressman Rick Boucher. Eric has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.P.A. from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs.

Government Affairs Committee - Meets fourth Tuesday at Noon in the Mercy Leadership Center at the Chamber - The Chamber GAC initiates participation in Chamber Day in Olympia, the development of alt textLegislative-Business Agendas, Candidate Forums, E-mail Alerts, and other efforts directed at maintaining a business-friendly environment in the state. The Chamber maintains relationships with city and county officials to establish the vital infrastructure needed to retain, attract and grow business in the greater Yakima area. Receive committee emails click here
Location:
Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce
Mercy Leadership Center
10 N. 9th St.
Yakima
Date/Time Information:
4th Tuesday of the Month - Noon to 1pm
Contact Information:
509.248.2021
Fees/Admission:
Free to members
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