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Government Affairs Committee

Government Affairs Committee (GAC) is an independent branch of the Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce with a focus on local government, issues and impact on our community life.  The GAC makes recommendations for advocacy and support for issues that affect business.

Governed by elected Chamber Members, Chairwoman Carol Banner leads the GAC briefing on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Please check our calendar for specific dates and times.

GAC meetings are held at Coldwell Banker SkyRidge Realty’s Blue Jay Meeting Room, 27236 Hwy 189, Blue Jay, CA 92317.

All Community members are welcomed.  Briefing updates come from the groups below.

  • Supervisor Janice Rutherford
  • Government Representatives
    • Congressman Paul Cook
    • Senator Mike Morrell
    • Assemblyman Jay Obernolte
    • Supervisor Janice Rutherford
  • Local Government and Agencies
    • US Forest Service
    • CAL FIRE
    • SB County Fire
    • California Highway Patrol (CHP)
    • Sheriff
    • SCAQMD (Air Quality)
    • ROWUSD (Rim of the World Unified School District)
    • Rim Parks & Recreation District
    • LACSD (Water)
    • SoCal Edison (Electric)
  • Other Community Organizations

Government Representatives

In addition to attending our meetings, events and Ribbon Cuttings, our Government Representatives hold Mobile Office Hours at the Chamber Visitor Center regularly so you can bring issues, concerns and problems to solve before our representatives:

Check our calendar for Office Hours and Contact Information. Appointments are encouraged but not required.

Mobile Office Hours every first Tuesday of the month:

Congressman Paul Cook
8th District of California 

Senator Mike Morrell
23rd California State Senate District

Mobile Office Hours every other month on the first Thursday of the month:

Assemblyman Jay Obernolte
33rd State Assembly District

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