Chamber Welcomes Public Policy Advisor

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February 18, 2014

(Tri-Cities) February 18, 2014 The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome our new Public Policy Advisor, Aaron Robinson, to the team.  In this newly created position, Aaron will be working closely with the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee on issues important to the Tri-Cities’ business community. 

“Public policy is a big focus for the Chamber in 2014 and Aaron’s role as Public Policy Advisor will go a long way in giving voice to Tri-Cities businesses and getting their issues heard by the right people.  We’re thrilled to have Aaron on board as a key member of our team.” – Michael Hind, Executive Director

Aaron was born and raised in the Tri-Cities, but moved to Ontario in 2007 to pursue his post-secondary education.  He attended the University of Western Ontario and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, with honours, specializing in International Relations.  While attending university, Aaron was active in Ontario politics at various levels.He cites an eye-opening experience at a Red Cross Global Issues Symposium as his inspiration for pursuing a career in public policy:

“Learning that I could make a difference through taking action and using my voice really got me interested. They provided tools that showed me how I could use my voice as a medium to affect change.” – Aaron Robinson, Public Policy Advisor

We are pleased to have Aaron join the Tri-Cities Chamber team as our Public Policy Advisor.  In this position, he will strive to create a better connection between businesses and public servants, and to give Chamber members a bigger voice when it comes to the policies and issues that impact Tri-Cities businesses.

If you have questions for Aaron or simply want to introduce yourself, you can reach him at the Tri-Cities Chamber at 604.464.2716 or aaron@tricitieschamber.com.

 

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BACKGROUNDER
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is a proactive network of business-minded individuals that are committed to acting as an accessible, visible, supportive and reciprocal resource to our members and the Tri-Cities at large, communicating their collective voice to help shape a prosperous business community.

Contact:
Laura Melvin, Communications & Marketing Manager
laura@tricitieschamber.com, (604) 464-2716