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Government Affairs Committee


Christine Clements AIA

Recording Secretary

Larry Spang AIA


Russel Feldman AIA


What is the Government Affairs Committee?

The AIA MA Government Affairs Committee (GAC) is the sole committee of AIA MA and open to all individual members of any of the three local member chapters. The mission of the GAC is to actively participate in the legislative process and encourage public advocacy.

How We Participate in the Legislative Process

  • Track current legislation filed by others

    • Participate in strategic decisions to support, oppose, or ignore

  • Seek opportunities for drafting legislation

    • Track national trends

    • Seek input from membership

  • Develop strategic partners for legislation

  • Manage member contacts with the legislature and administration

    • Advocate for our policy positions in meetings and legislative hearing

Our Public Advocacy Efforts

  • Develop specific goals for public advocacy

  • Identify opportunities for individual/local/AIA Mass/AIA National action

  • Partner with other chapter committees to spur advocacy

  • Invite participants and host discussions for a broader audience as part of the Committee agenda

2024 Government Affairs Committee Meeting Schedule

The GAC meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 8:30 A.M. virtually via Zoom. Registration is required for each meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Thurs., Jan. 25th

2023 Government Affairs Committee Meeting Archive

Agenda   Minutes   Update

Wed., Jan. 10th

Agenda   Minutes   No Update

Wed., Feb. 8th
Wed., March 8th
Wed., April 12th
Wed., May 10th
Wed., June 14th
Wed., July 12th

No Meeting

Wed., Sept. 13th
Wed., Oct. 11th

Agenda   Minutes   Update

Wed., Nov 8th

Agenda TBD

Wed., Dec 13th
Wed., Feb. 14th

Agenda TBD

Wed., April 10th

Agenda TBD

Wed., May 8th

Agenda TBD

Wed., June 12th

Agenda TBD

Wed., July 10th

No Meeting


Agenda TBD

Wed., Sep. 11th

Agenda TBD

Wed., Oct. 9th

Agenda TBD

Wed., Nov. 13th

Agenda TBD

Wed., Dec. 11th
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