Capital Region Chamber Government Affairs Committee

The Government Affairs Committee works with the Chamber’s professional staff to help identify and analyze issues, define objectives and make policy recommendations to the Board of Directors.

CHAIR
Kirk M. Lewis, 
Schenectady ARC

Dawn Abbuhl, Repeat Business Systems

Ed Abele, Abele Builders

Raimundo Archibold, Schwartz Heslin Group

Mike Bianchino, Lansing Engineering

Jeff Buell, Redburn Development Partners, LLC

John H. Buhrmaster, 1st National Bank of Scotia

John P. Calareso Jr., Esq., Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O’Shea

Nancy Carey Cassidy, Picotte Companies

Greg Connors, GlobalFoundries

Andrea Crisafulli, Crisafulli Bros. Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Inc.

Lawrence A. DeAngelus, Higgins, Roberts & Suprunowicz, PC

Kevin Egan, Charter Communications, Inc.

Jim Fuschino, Momentive Performance Materials

Clifford Lawrence, Jr., Verizon

William J. Mather, Sr., HMS Agency, Inc.

Kevin J. McCoy, Marvin & Company, CPAs, PC

Brian Merriam, Merriam Insurance Agency

David W. Meyers, Esq., Meyers & Meyers, LLP

Jonathan Phillips, Phillips Hardware

Michael Poveda, Grant Thornton

John Robinson, Our Ability

Richard P. Sleasman
, CBRE – Albany

David Smingler, Ellis Medicine

Nicole Snow, Darn Good Yarn

Phillip D. Tiberio, EOS Technologies

Michael Zovistoski, UHY Advisors NY, Inc.