Government Affairs

statehousePolitical IndependenceThe Lamoille Region Chamber of Commerce is non-partisan and not affiliated with any political party; it is neither financed nor indebted to any local, state or federal government agency. It is our goal to work with our leaders and support a business-friendly environment that will support our economic development.

Association Affiliation.The Lamoille Region Chamber of Commerce is a member of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and the Vermont Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. It is not a  member of the United States Chamber of Commerce. Please feel free to call us if you have questions about our affiliations.

Legislative Sessions and Planning.  The Vermont legislative session begins in January and ends in April, or May each year. The Chamber, in partnership with the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and its Government Relations Committee,  is involved in setting a legislative priority list for the organization. In addition and when appropriate,  the Executive Director spends time at the Vermont State House during the Session to view the proceedings, keep apprised of the committee work and bills being introduced, and also to testify if need be. If you have questions about what is happening in the Vermont State House, or have concerns, or would like to show support, please call Max Neal at 802-888-7607, or email max@lamoillechamber.com.

Lamoille Representative Contact Information:

Vermont Speaker of the House of Representatives: Shap Smith   (Elmore, Morristown, Woodbury, Worcester)

Lamoille County Senator: Rich Westman   (Lamoille County)

Lamoille County House Representitives:
Avram Patt (Elmore, Morristown, Woodbury, Worcester)
Heidi Scheuermann (Stowe)
Linda Martin  (Belvidere, Hyde Park, Johnson, Wolcott)
Bernie Juskiewicz (Cambridge, Waterville)
Mark Woodward (Belvidere, Hyde Park, Johnson, Wolcott)
Mark Higley (Eden)

All Legislators can be reached through the Sergeant at Arms’ office; State House; Montpelier, Vermont 05633.  sgtatarms@leg.state.vt.us.  800-322-5616 or 802-828-2228.

For additional information,  please visit the Vermont Legislative Website