• Governmental Affairs

    Legislative Alerts and Contact Information Page

    Washington, D.C. TripGoal  
    To generate interest in and action on advocacy efforts for key legislative issues affecting our membership and community.   

    2016 Strategic Plan 

    • Legislation – Research and make recommendations to the board concerning  legislative efforts.
    • Governmental Affairs Advocacy Newsletter – Weekly e-blast highlighting bills and the “pros” and “cons” of each.
    • Legislative Coffees – Sponsor three coffees on Saturday mornings during the legislative session.
    • Yankton Day at the Legislature
    • Sponsor Pre and Post-Legislative Luncheons.
    • Washington, D.C. Trip plan and coordinate annual trip in April.
    • Candidate Forums – Sponsor any necessary local candidate forums.
    • Community Forums – Sponsor any necessary community forums.
    • Develop Regional Government Group – To bring together smaller community Chambers and Community Clubs to create a coalition that represents the extreme Southeastern area of South Dakota.

    Monthly Meeting 
    Meetings are held the second Tuesday at noon at the Yankton Chamber & Visitors Center Conference Room, 803 E. 4th St.

    2016 Chairperson
    Jon Hass, Wells Fargo Bank
    Co-Chair:   Kevin Watt, First Dakota National Bank 
    Committee Members
    Charlie Gross, Mount Marty College
    Jean Hunhoff, Czeckers Sports Bar & Grill
    Beth Kathol, Ability Services Center, Inc.
    Heath Larson, John A. Conkling Distributing
    Marcy Moser, First Dakota National Bank

    Mike Stevens, Blackburn & Stevens, Prof. L.L.C. 

    For more information or to join the Governmental Affairs Committee e-mail chamber@yanktonsd.com or call (605) 665-3636.

    • (800) 888-1460
    • (605) 665-3636
    • 803 E. 4th St.
    • Yankton, SD
    • 57078