The Chamber’s Public Policy Committee is comprised of leading members of Greater Gainesville’s business community. The Committee is charged with researching issues, collecting input from membership and then advising the Chamber Board of Directors on specific action items if needed. The Public Policy Committee also educates elected officials and the public of the business community’s concerns. Participation is open to all members in good standing.
Jon C. Thomas, Colliers International (Chair)
John Roberts, CenterState Bank (Vice Chair)
Patrice Boyes, Boyes Law Firm
Mary Chance, Consortium of Florida Education
Susan Crowley, University of Florida
John Gerhold, North Florida Regional Medical Center
Virginia Grant, Gainesville Black Professionals
Sherry Houston, Ronald McDonald House
Liam McClay, Santa Fe College
Betty Petty, Exactech, Inc.
Kinnon Thomas, WUFT
Craig Wilburn, Keller Williams Realty
Clay Martin, Folds & Walker, LLC (Past Chair)
For more information about the Public Policy Committee and how you can get involved, please contact our Grassroots Engagement Manager Vicki Gervickas at firstname.lastname@example.org.