Committees at COSC are a way to connect staff and state chambers who work on similar policy issues or in the same professional area. 

Professional Committees

Professional Committees connect state chamber professionals working in either the business operations, communications, or government relations areas. 

Business Operations

Co-Chairs
Stephanie Martin, Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Dan Pitcher, Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry

Staff Lead
Tiffany Ott, Council of State Chambers

 

Communications Committee

Chair
Tom Schuman, Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Staff Lead
Maureen Riehl, Council of State Chambers

 

Government Relations Committee

Chair
Ashi Watts, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Staff Lead
Maureen Riehl, Council of State Chambers

 

 

Policy Committees

Policy Committees connect state chamber government relations and communications professionals working on similar public policy issue areas.

Education & Workforce Development

Co-Chairs
Leah Garner, Business Council of Alabama
Ryan Stauffer, Missouri Chamber of Commerce

Staff Lead
Billy Culleton, Council of State Chambers

 

Employment & Labor

Co-Chairs
Wendy Block, Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Betsy Earls, Associated Oregon Industries

Staff Lead
Lauren Doroghazi, Council of State Chambers

 

Energy & Environment

Co-Chairs
Katie Stonewater, Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Sunday, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry

Staff Lead
Bill Kramer, Council of State Chambers

 

Transportation & Infrastructure

Co-Chairs
Ben Brockschmidt, Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Seth Millican, Georgia Chamber of Commerce

Staff Lead
Bill Kramer, Council of State Chambers