• 2024 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, Head of Member Delivery & Marketing
    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
    Jeff Karam
    First Bristol Corporation
    Steve Kirby
    Kirby & Kirby
    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
    NAVSTA Newport Homes, 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
    Kevin O'Leary
    Preservation Society of Newport County, Director of Marketing
    Marketing & business development leader, sales & account management guru, ex-agency vet with the scar tissue to prove it. Brand building; biz dev; ...
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