Policy Committees

Westside Economic Alliance members have exclusive access to our three policy committees: Transportation, Land Use & Housing and Government Relations. Our policy committees are core elements of our programming that provide a members only opportunity to engage with policy & project experts and elected leaders from throughout our region, in addition to providing critical project updates.

2024 Committee Schedule
1st Thursday, 7:30 – 9am: Transportation + Land Use & Housing, alternating months
2nd Thursday, 7:30 – 9am: Government Relations, monthly

The Transportation Committee reviews pending and upcoming transportation projects impacting the region as well as meeting with local, state and regional decision makers and their staff. With presentations from key agencies and consultants, committee members have an opportunity to discuss and comment on projects, as well as to provide direct feedback to policy makers. This committee meets in January, March, May, September, November.

Members, click this link to request for Transportation Committee calendar invites.

The Land Use & Housing Committee provides presentations about developments and planning as well as conversations with agency staff and decision makers about relevant policies. From Industrial land supply to regional housing needs, this committee provides insider information and an opportunity to identify advocacy opportunities for WEA. This committee meets February, April, June, October, December.

Members, click this link to request Land Use & Housing Committee calendar invites.

The Government Relations Committee monitors key legislation and regulations impacting business, economic development, workforce and other relevant policies affecting the Westside. Committee meetings include presentations from elected leaders, strategic consultants and agency leads, allowing the committee members to determine whether action or support is warranted. This committee meets the second Tuesday of every month from 7:30 – 9am IN PERSON. Members, click this link to request Government Relations Committee calendar invites.


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