It is important to communicate with your elected officials. The Eau Claire Area Chamber encourages you to write, call or e-mail your local, federal and state lawmakers about the issues of relevance to your business.
Altoona Mayor and City Council
Your State Legislators (enter your voting address in the "Find my Legislators" box)
Wisconsin's Governor and Statewide Office Holders
Are you interested in serving?
Our system of representative government depends upon citizens being involved at all levels. If you’re interested in running for office in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Elections Commission oversees the nomination and election process, and has resources on their website about qualifications, timelines, filing requirements, etc.
If you’re not sure where to start, contact the Scott Rogers, Vice President Government Affairs.
Citizen Boards & Commissions
Another aspect of government at both the state and local level are appointed boards and commissions that typically cover specific topic areas. It’s important to have business people on these boards to provide special expertise and perspective as part of the decision making process.
City of Eau Claire
The City has 21 boards, commissions and committees that are appointed by the City Council in areas like the Public Library, Waterways & Parks, Plan Commission, Transit, Board of Health and more. The City maintains a Citizen Resource Bank where you can enter your qualifications and interests to be considered for an appointment.
State of Wisconsin
The Governor appoints Wisconsin citizens to over 200 boards, commissions, councils, and task forces. The Governor’s Office as an Apply to Serve website where you can learn more and express your specific interests.
City of Eau Claire
Wisconsin Elections Commission
State of Wisconsin-Dept of Administration