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Recordings can be found on our website.
There's a reason why organizations and businesses across the community Oppose Ballot Measure 1: It's the wrong thing to do, done the wrong way, at the worst possible time.

Please join the Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, Doyon Ltd, the Association of General Contractors, the Resource Development Council, the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, the Alaska Miners Association, and Operating Engineers Local 302, Teamsters Local 959, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 375 and Laborers’ International Local 942 of the Alaska Petroleum Joint Crafts Council Wednesday, October 14, at 10am, as they host a panel of experts to explore some of the reasons Alaskan's should stand with industry and reject Ballot Measure 1.
 
Want to advise the Fairbanks Chamber on issues affecting business in Interior Alaska? Want to help shape the Chamber's message to our federal, state, and local decision-makers?

 
 Please note:
  • Guests are always welcome at our advocacy committee meetings, so you do not need to be an official member to attend or participate in discussions.
  • Committee members must be employed by a Fairbanks Chamber member organization in good standing.
  • The committee member application is now digital! Please see the link above. If you have any questions or concerns about the online application, please contact Jinnel by email or phone.
 
To ensure timely approval, please complete your application by Friday, October 30!*

*Committee applications are accepted year-round, but only applications submitted by October 30 are guaranteed to be reviewed before January 1.
The FNSB CARES Grant Program is open for applications!

The three FNSB CARES grants are:

Watch their eligibility video to find out which grant is right for your nonprofit or business.
Grant applications may be accessed and submitted online at www.fnsb.gov/cares.

Technical assistance is available if you have any challenges working through the application. Please email them at cares@iialaska.com or call (907) 450-2453 with any questions.
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Upcoming Committee Meetings

Please note that all committee meetings
will occur via videoconference until further notice.

October 13, 9:00-10:00 AM | Government Relations
Ballot Measure 2: Pro and Con

October 14, 7:30-9:00 AM | Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
Air Quality SIP 2020 Amendment
Cindy Heil, Department of Environmental Conservation
Fort Wainwright Combined Heat and Power Plant Environmental Impact Statement
Lou Florence, Doyon Utilities, LLC

October 15, 7:00-8:00 AM | Transportation & Infrastructure
Broadband for Alaskans; Updates from Alaska's Broadband Providers
Christine O'Connor, Alaska Telecom Association; Heather Cavanaugh, Alaska Communications; Heather Handyside, GCI; Francis LaChapelle, MTA

October 20, 9:00-10:00 AM | Government Relations
Legislative Positions and Priorities
Representative Mike Prax

October 22, 7:00-8:00 AM | Transportation & Infrastructure
Wendell Bridge Replacement Project
Dave Arvey, Russ Johnson, Alaska Dept. of Transportation & Public Facilities


Contact Jinnel with any questions about our advocacy committees.