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Public Affairs Committee

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Committee Co-Chairs: Jodi Tas, Government Relations Director, City of Surprise and Martin Stiles, Senior Analyst, Central Arizona Project


The Public Affairs Committee in coordination with all other WESTMARC Issue Committees, develops the organization’s Annual Legislative Agenda. This Agenda gives members a vehicle to discuss, form and advocate official positions on public policy issues facing the membership as related to the mission of WESTMARC.

Current Projects:

  • CARES Act and PPP webinars
  • Attainment of resources for Arizona
  • Legislative Agenda
  • Legislative Update / Session Wrap Up
  • Community conversations in response to protests and call for change
  • Build and strengthen WESTMARC relationships with legislators


Committee Participation:

Abrazo Health, Alston Construction, Arizona Chamber, Arizona Legislators., Arizona State University, Arizona Gateway Logistics, AZ Regents, Banner health, Blink Public Policy, Buckeye Chamber, Central Arizona Project, City of Avondale, City of Buckeye, City of El Mirage, City of Glendale, City of Goodyear, City of Litchfield Park, City of Peoria, City of Phoenix, City of Tolleson, Dignity Health, Dorn Policy Group, Epcor, Estrella Mountain Community College, Expect More Arizona, Glendale Community College, GPEC, Grand Canyon University, Heart and Soul Marketing, Lumen, MADD, Maricopa County, Northwest Valley Connect, Republic Services, Royal Oaks, Sante, Senator McSally’s office, Senator Kelly’s office, Southwest Gas, SRP, Town of Youngtown, Vitalyst Health, WeSERV, West-MEC

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