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  • GNDC Seeking Individuals to Join Policy Councils

    GNDC is preparing for the 2025 Legislative Session. Our direction is created by our members, the North Dakota’s business community. As we take stock of the current issues facing the growth and success of the state – we are looking to our members to speak up, represent their organization/industry, and take advantage of their greatest GNDC benefit, advocacy.
    We are currently accepting interest from individuals to serve on our policy councils. Volunteers do not need to have previous experience in the government affairs arena. If you are interested in engaging deeper with GNDC and want to influence the state’s business climate – it’s time to consider the public policy process.

    1. Issue Identification: Members will bring their current policy pressure points for contemplation. While each organization is the unique, consensus will demonstrate targets that GNDC will tackle. 
    2. Policy Development: The council will participate in the creation and drafting of policies that will guide the direction of GNDC into the legislative session. 
    3. Policy Review: Existing policies will be reviewed and assessed for relevance and relation with current laws and conditions. 
    4. Providing Perspective: Council members often bring their personal insight, their subject matter expertise to the table to provide context. ensuring that GNDC is working for the business community. 
    Meetings will build upon Policy Outlook webinars and conversation sessions to craft and contemplate current policies – examining both proactive and reactive approaches to build up business.
    If you are interested – please send an email of interest to Andrea@ndchamber.com. Indicate your interest specific to workforce, infrastructure, business climate, or manufacturing.
    Aren’t sure if you are the right fit? Review our Policy Development Process Page and ask us questions – this is an important piece of your membership where you can reach beyond your business to determine our state’s success. 

    What did the last policy group do? Let's show you... check out the publication here. This was a roadmap that guided us through the 2023 Session where childcare, immigration, tax relief, workforce programs, and infrastructure investment were issues that we weighed in on.