• 2023 Government Affairs Committee

    The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) of the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce is committed to reviewing, developing, and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active economic environment with social progress and enhanced quality of life. The chamber believes that laws and regulations should serve the public without acting as a detriment to business development and growth.
    Bill DeWitt
    Chairman People's Credit Union, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer
    Glenn Almquist
    Woodard & Curran, Sr. Principal
    John Callaghan
    Bellevue Wine & Spirits
    Ross Cann
    A4 Architecture, AIA LEED AP
    Bill Cardinal
    Cardinal Restaurant Management Group
    Richard Cromwell
    Maritime Solutions
    Kate DeCosta
    OceanCliff Hotel, Director of Sales & Marketing
    Erin Donovan-Boyle
    Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO
    Sharyn Harrington
    Kirby Properties, LLC
    Jeff Karam
    First Bristol Corporation
    Steve Kirby
    Kirby Properties, LLC
    Steve is the Principle Broker and co-founder of Kirby Properties, LLC. He has been successfully selling and leasing properties for over 33 years. S...
    Edward Lopes
    Balfour Beatty Communities, Senior VP Development
    Paul Marshall
    Tightline Consulting, Principal
    T.R. McGrath
    McGrath Clambakes & Catering
    Joe Pratt
    Boys & Girls Club of Newport County, Executive Director
    Matthew Vargas
    KVH Industries, Inc., Business Development/Sales Manager
    Casey Tremper
    Clean Ocean Access, Program Manager
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