The Redding Chamber of Commerce has dissolved it’s Political Action Committee and is forming a Government Affairs Committee designed to advocate for local business, collaborate with the public sector to get things done for local business, and provide education on issues and local candidates from the perspective of local business.
The Redding Chamber will abide by its “C.I.T.Y.” plan, to lead with Credibility, Integrity, Transparency, and You, the voice of its members. The Chamber will be regularly surveying it’s membership to help set the direction of the questions asked at candidates forums during election cycles. Additionally, digital voter guides will be released, featuring interviews with candidates in races of importance as identified by the Government Affairs Committee. Chamber President and CEO, Jake Mangas, says the Redding Chamber is committed to being a trusted source of information for the local business community.
During the 2022 Shasta County election season, the Chamber will be holding three candidates forums.
The first forum will include the three candidates running for District 1 Shasta County Supervisor and is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6th at the Sheraton Hotel at 5:00pm. The second forum will include the five candidates running for District 5 Shasta County Supervisor, April date to be determined. The third forum will include the candidates running for City Council and will be held in August. Find a list of all candidates running in 2022 Shasta County elections HERE.
If you would like to have input into what questions are asked of candidates at the first forum, please take our short, three question survey below.