Advocacy Resources
OCBC is the Leading Voice of Business

Orange County is a global economic powerhouse. Very few other places in the world compare as hubs of innovation and economic growth, as well as havens for a high quality of life. Orange County Business Council plays a critical role in sustaining this success story by using its influential and powerful voice to advocate on behalf of regional interests on the state, national and international stage.


See below for more on OCBC’s involvement on critical legislation.

2017-2018 Legislative Action Guide

Orange County Business Council’s Legislative Action Guide outlines the organization’s policy positions on issues ranging from transportation, to water supply, to economic development. It provides a road map for OCBC’s legislative activities in Sacramento and Washington, D.C., and a direction for OCBC’s advocacy activities.

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Engage with the Committee

Committee Co-Chairs

Lisa Haines, Disneyland Resort
Anthony Williams, The Boeing Company

OCBC Staff
Alicia Berhow, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

Advocacy & Government Affairs Committee
2016 Election Results

OCBC took positions on the ballot initiatives and candidates that are important to business.

2016 Results

Meet and greet with @OC_Biz_Council endorsed incumbent Rep. @MimiWaltersCA discussing the next steps in tax reform and keeping our companies/jobs in the U.S. #GameChangers

California is the vanguard of transportation innovation - how can we stay on top? At #Mobility21 on Friday, we'll join leaders from across the state to discuss, digging into issues like the path to CA's clean air mandate & the mobility impacts of big data:

HAPPENING NOW: @OC_Biz_Council’s Latino Education Attainment Committee. Planning for 2019 includes completing the training manual and updating our website with all the materials and surveys. #education #workforcedevelopment

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