Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce

Your business and community advocate

About Government Affairs

Government Affairs Mission Statement

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee provides representation and leadership, a voice on issues, and projects affecting businesses, and members within the Chamber’s service area.

Representing over 700 businesses in the Greater Wake Forest Area, the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce is committed to promoting and advocating for the interests of our members to help the business community grow and prosper. We seek to strengthen, support and promote economic growth, cultural richness, environmental welfare and the quality of life.

We are a strong advocate for businesses at the local, state, and federal levels of government. Working closely with member businesses, the Chamber strives to make government more business friendly, and to stimulate the economic environment of Wake Forest Area.

By being a bipartisan organization, we can work with elected officials from both parties at all levels of government to ensure the voice of Wake Forest Area business community is heard loud and clear on a daily basis.

The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce will consider for endorsement those issues deemed to be of significant importance for businesses and for economic development in the Wake Forest Community. Any issue brought before the Board will require a simple majority vote as to whether the issue warrants the Chamber’s involvement. Level 3 must have a super majority vote from the Board. Super majority is ¾ of the Chamber Board of Directors.

Levels of Chamber Support for Endorsed Issues

LEVEL 1: Help to educate our members on the issue

LEVEL 2: Educate our members and broader community

LEVEL 3: Educate our members and actively enlist their full support and assistance in funding and assisting with the campaign; take a key leadership role in the campaign; actively work to educate the community and sway public opinion.