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The Government Relations Committee is open to all Westerville Area Chamber Members and meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 3:45-5 p.m. at the Chamber Offfice. For more information contact the Chamber at 882-8917 or contact the Government Relations Committee Chair, Rob Twitchell, Information Control Corp, at 614-523-3070.

Upcoming Meetings:

March 3, 2015
April 7, 2015 


The Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee received the 2012 Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award for being the most active Chamber. The runner-up was Lima/Allen County. The Westerville Area Chamber accepted the award at Chamber Day on April 10, 2013. A special thanks to the Government Relations Committee members for their dedication. Your Chamber received the Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award in 2010 and was the runner-up in 2011.

Government Relations Committee: 

Purpose Statement

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 quality of life in the Westerville Area.

Where We Stand: Government Relations Priority Agenda 2012-13    [

Sticky Note Corner

Important Information from your Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee:


What is next for Ohio Municipal Tax?... [READ MORE]

A look at the benefits of health care reform...[READ MORE

Westerville Area Chamber supports the Westerville Parks and Recreation Levy... [READ MORE]

Issue 1: State Capital Improvements Bond Program, supported by your Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee, passed with 65%... [READ MORE]



City of Columbus Charter Review. The Charter outlining fundamental rights, powers, and responsibilities of the citizens and their elected municipal officials was last amended in 2010... [READ MORE]



Take a look at the videos from the recent candidate forums:

                   City Council Forum Video

                 Board of Education Video


What you need to know about PPACA and Health Care Reform... [READ MORE]


Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace, effective 2014...

     * If you currently have a healthcare plan: [READ MORE]

     * If you currently do not have a healthcare plan: [READ MORE]

Westerville Area Chamber wins 2013 Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award... [READ MORE]   

Ohio Named Most Improved Among States... [READ MORE

Workers Compensation Update... [READ MORE

Chamber Supports House Bill 5...[

Did you Know!? The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) plans to invest one billion dollars into the states economy... [READ MORE

2013 State Budget Tax Sheet... [READ MORE]

State Recommended Budget Fiscal Years 2014-2015...  [READ MORE]    

2012 Tax Overpayments to Business... [READ MORE] 

The Chamber supports the 2012 School Levy... [READ MORE] 

Westerville City School RFP Review Committee Presentation...[READ MORE]   

Westerville tax repeal tossed from ballot by election board... [READ MORE] 

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