Governmental Affairs Committee
The Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC) is comprised of governmental affairs professionals, elected and public officials and other interested BBA investors who are involved with public policy from around the region. The committee is tasked with the creation the BBA’s annual State and Federal Legislative Agendas and support of all BBA public policy initiatives in Montgomery and Washington. Furthermore, the GAC assists and supports the BBA staff to ensure funding and positioning on issues of importance to the business community as a whole. The GAC typically meets on the third Monday of every other month, beginning in January. The Chairman is Watson Donald of Southern Research. The BBA staff contact is Waymond Jackson.
Finance and Taxation Task Force
This group is comprised of tax and finance professionals from around the region. The task force is appointed on an ad hoc basis depending on the content and need of the arising tax or finance issue. The task force also reviews and makes recommendations on issues of importance to the Birmingham business community usually found within the scope of the BBA’s state and federal tax agendas. This task force provides expert guidance to the BBA’s Governmental Affairs Committee as well as the BBA’s Executive Committee. The BBA staff contact is Waymond Jackson.