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Committee Meeting Information

Dear WESTMARC Members and Partners:
WESTMARC continues to monitor the status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As with you, we are focused on the health and welfare of our staff, members, and community. During this time, we are conducting business as follows:
Committee Meetings: Will be conducted through GoToMeeting. We will remain in touch with you via email or you may check the WESTMARC website
Events: We are rescheduling several upcoming events including:
  • WESTMARC/Leadership West Topgolf Tournament – April 10th
  • West Valley Healthcare Career Expo – April 15th
  • WESTMARC Economic Development Summit – May 6th
Once we have a better idea of this situation and safeguards for our community, we will announce new dates.
Service to Members: While the WESTMARC team is a small and mighty one, we are taking precautions and will be working remotely as we continue to serve you. All WESTMARC team members are available via phone, text, and email.
Please contact me with any questions.
Sintra Hoffman
President & CEO

2020 WESTMARC Issue Committees

WESTMARC members are encouraged to participate in one or more of our issue committees. Committee participation has many points of value for members: learn what’s happening in the West Valley from guest speakers and subject-matter experts, play an active role in supporting the region’s interests, make contacts with other members with similar interests and others.

If you have questions regarding our committee work, please contact Kimberly Jordan at or 623-435-0431 ext. 203.


The Economic Development Committee will focus on regional programs and strategies to enhance the West Valley’s economic development capabilities. The committee will also work to inform members about tools (like the Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone) and West Valley economic drivers and assets.

Bi-Monthly - 3rd Thursday, 10:30 - 12:00 p.m

• January 16
• March 19
• May 21
• July 16
•September 17
• November 19


The Education and Workforce Development Committee will address issues affecting the quality of education in the West Valley at all levels (K-12 and higher education). The committee will have a particular focus on the quality of our workforce, as well as creating the workforce needed for the future of the West Valley.

Bi-Monthly - 2nd Wednesday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

• February 12
• April 8
• June 10
• August 12
• October 14
• December 9


The Healthcare Committee will focus on all aspects of the healthcare industry; one of the most promising industries for the West Valley. The top two objectives of the committee are to address topics of interest to the community (such as healthcare reform) and asset promotion and development.

Bi-Monthly - 3rd Tuesday, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

• January 21
• March 17
• May 19
• July 21
•September 22
• November 17


The Infrastructure Committee will address issues in all aspects of transportation in the West Valley as well as current water and energy resource issues with a focus on keeping WESTMARC members informed of projects and initiatives. WESTMARC ensures West Valley regional representation and advocacy in transportation matters as well as promotes the relationship between business and water resources and energy policy.

Monthly - 4th Wednesday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

• January 22
• February 26
• March 25
• April 22
• May 27
• June 24
• July 22
• August 26
• September 23
• October 28
• November 25
• December 23


The purpose of the Public Affairs Committee is to 1) Share information among members with public policy expertise, 2) Discuss public policy issues and their impacts, and 3) Review requests for the organization’s support in accordance with WESTMARC’s policy for taking positions on public policy issues.

Special Schedule Due to Legislative Session
1st Monday, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.• February 3
• March 2
• April 6
• May 4
• June 1
• October 5
• November 2
• December 7

The West Valley Quality of Life Committee will provide tools to quantify, organize and promote world-class sports, entertainment, arts, and recreation amenities that enhance the West Valley lifestyle, making this region an excellent choice for business and economic growth.


Bi-Monthly - 1st Wednesday, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

• February 5
• April 1
• June 3
• August 5
• October 7
• December 2

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