Government Affairs Committee

Serves as an effective, unified voice for area businesses, advocating for policies and initiatives that promote continued prosperity of the region and our industries

Chair: Bridges Sinyard

Military Affairs Committee

Engages the Albany Area military and business communities to ensure strategic relationships and mutual support, with the ultimate goal of achieving long-term viability and sustainability of Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany

Chair: Dan Gillan

Co-Chair: Don Gray

Cost to join committee: $150 (Proceeds benefit our military community)


Business Development & Investor Engagement Committee

Supports and connects businesses and entrepreneurs to resources, and to each other, in order to advance growth and success

Chair: Taylor Jenkins


Talent, Education & Leadership Committee

Impacts and strengthens the education-to-workforce pipeline, with an emphasis on leadership development

Chair: Brianna Wilson

Priority One Chamber Volunteer and Mentor Program

Affiliate Program – Leadership Albany

Leadership Albany is an affiliate program of the Albany Area Chamber that creates a platform for our members to build relationships, develop professionally, become politically and philanthropically active and contribute to the economic development of our community through networking events and cultural and community education.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

Increases economic opportunities for businesses and people, engages more members of the citizenry into the work force, and connects diverse audiences in the community in a way that builds connections and bridges divides

Chair: Jeretha Peters

Download our 2024 DE&I Employer Resource Toolkit to help you get started or advance your efforts.


Interested in joining a committee? Email Membership Director Mary Bickerstaff at for more info!