Government Relations

Advocacy, Influence, Results

The Bay Area Council Government Relations Committee is the advocacy arm of the Council.  Our job is to support the work of the policy committees and ensure that the positions we take as an organization are voiced at the local, state and federal levels.


  • Work with state and federal legislators to influence policy to improve the business climate and quality of life in the Bay Area.

Government Relations Committee Co-Chairs:

Kristina Lawson, Managing Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP
Rebecca Prozan, Head, West Coast Region, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Google

Policy Leads

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Matt Regan

Senior Vice President, Public Policy


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Alex Torres

Director, State Government Relations

(916) 706-1205

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