This committee is responsible for promoting polices that are aligned with supporting and creating a strong business climate.  This committee will stay informed on and interpret local and state legislative agendas and recommend policy positions to the Chamber Board of Directors.  They will plan programs and briefings when appropriate.

When & Where:

The Advocacy Committee meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month in the Lakeland Chamber Briefing Room, located at 35 Lake Morton Dr.

Task Forces

Technology: Tony Delgado, Peter Elliott, David Robinson

Growth: Maria Mahoney, Julie Townsend, Mike Hickman

Education: Wendy Dodge, Sandra Sheets

Healthcare: Maggie Mariucci, Michael Spake, Valeria Jorn, Mike Bradley

Environment: Will Link, Mike McGee

Quality of Life: Ashley Troutman, Laura Rodriguez

Committee Contacts

Staff: Cory Skeates, Chamber President  cskeates@lakelandchamber.com

Vice Chair: Will Link, Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC  will@polklawyer.com