Accredited by the United States Chamber of Commerce

Government Relations Division

Division Purpose: Recognize the Chamber as the voice for business with our elected officials and staff by maintaining consistent involvement and communication in strengthening the relationships to affect legislative/ policy/ statute/ changes as needed by our members. We will work proactively on the issues and focus on the City of Daytona Beach, and surrounding region, Volusia County, State of Florida, and federal representatives for our area.

Volusia Day Task Force: Meets to organize the annual visit to the Capital.  Coordinates appointments on specific issues with select decision makers and committee chairs and organizes an educational component for members to hear from our delegation, cabinet members and advocacy organizations.

 


  • Sen. Rick Scott(then Governor) at Hard Rock Hotel Ribbon Cutting
  • Chamber representatives meeting with District 5 Transportation Secretary Mike Shanno
  • Governor, DeSantis (then Congressman) meets with Chamber leaders
  • Education Committee with School Board member, Carl Persis
  • Canadian Consul General Susan Harper meets with Chamber partners
  • State CFO, Jimmy Patronis speaks at Chamber Luncheon
  • State Attorney, Dave Aronberg speaks at Public Leadership Program
  • Legislative Action Committee Chair, Bob Williams presents Chamber recommendations to Legislative Delegation
  • Cnty Chair, Ed Kelley and Sheriff, Mike Chitwood discuss Constitutional Amendment 10
Local Government Committee

Local Government Committee

Meets monthly to discuss local issues impacting the business community.  Speakers often attend the meetings to provide important information to assist in the development of position statements by the Chamber.


Legislative Committee

Legislative Committee

Meets regularly to discuss state-wide issues that impact business. 


Education Committee

Education Committee

Works closely with stakeholders in K-12 and post-graduate educational institutions to ensure a well-qualified workforce for our future.