General Membership Luncheon
AWB Government Affairs
The legislative session brought new matters to be discussed. Gary Chandler will be joining us to speak to our chamber members at our March luncheon. Gary will be revealing insight and understanding to the legislative process, the decisions being made and how it will effect our businesses and community in the coming year. He has contributed to recent achievements that include regulatory reform, tax incentives and reductions that help attract — and retain — business investment in Washington state, and policy changes that encourage state agencies to become more efficient and customer-friendly. Experienced, knowledgeable and here to educate our community on business to maximize growth.
Former State Rep. Gary
Chandler, R-Moses Lake, is AWB’s vice president of government affairs. He is
the association’s chief lobbyist and directs its legislative and regulatory
As a legislator, Chandler co-chaired the House Agriculture and Ecology
Committee and served on the Natural Resources and Transportation committees
during the last legislative session. He was first elected to the legislature in
1990 from Moses Lake and served in a legislative seat once occupied by his
Chandler has also been a member of AWB’s Board of Directors. He owns the UPS
Store in Moses Lake.