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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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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

HAPPENING NOW: @OC_Biz_Council’s Workforce Development Committee featuring Amir Dabirian of @csuf and Mike Daniel of @OCIESBDC #cybersecurity

If the signatures all check out and interest groups pony up the cash they've long said they'd spent, prepare for an epic CA ballot measure clash in 2020: Supporters of a "split roll" property tax change to #Prop13 have turned in their petitions.

HAPPENING NOW: @OC_Biz_Council’s Infrastructure Committee featuring an update from #Poseidon on the Desal Water Project in Huntington Beach.

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