Public Policy

Influencing economic and social policy, as well as maintaining a high quality of life for our citizens is a fundamental mission of the Charlotte Chamber. To that end, the chamber needs the involvement and participation of our members.

If you would like to participate in one of the Public Policy Committees, please contact Natalie English, senior vice president, at 704.378.1300 or

NC Legislative Blog

Stay engaged on state policy issues that could affect the Charlotte business community. Check out our legislative blog, updated by full-time Charlotte Chamber lobbyist who shares the most recent inside scoop from the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Click here to read the blog.

Public Policy Updates

The Charlotte Chamber's Public Policy team updates a bi-monthly newsletter with policy news and information that affects the Charlotte business community.  To sign up to receive this update via email, please send a note to

Elected Officials

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2015 Public Policy Leadership

Tom Skains
Chamber Chair
Ned Curran
First Vice Chair
Walter Price
Public Policy Co-Chair
Greg Kilpatrick
Public Policy Co-Chair
Michael Barnes
Education Chair
Our Public Policy Chamber Staff

Natalie English
Senior Vice President 
Public Policy


Carrie Cook
VP, Governmental Affairs 
Public Policy

Ashley Hedrick
Industry Relations

Laura Guacci
Public Policy Programs