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Government Affairs Committee


Government Affairs Committee

Are you interested in the laws and regulations that affect our industry?  Want to be involved in Big I NY's crucial legislative, regulatory, and political work?

Consider joinin
g our Government Affairs Committee!


We want YOU to join our Government Affairs Committee!

Objective: The Government Affairs Committee advises Big I NY staff and lobbyists on legislative and regulatory issues, and assists in the execution of grassroots campaigns and fundraising for Political Action Committees.

Composition: The committee is led by Scott Hobson, Big I NY's Government Relations staff member. A volunteer chair may also be selected to co-manage the committee. The committee consists of the staff lead and 3-24 volunteer members

Meetings: The committee meets quarterly via GoToMeeting, with additional calls on as-needed basis.

Expected Time Commitment: Members should expect to commit one hour per quarter for meetings, and approximately one hour per quarter of committee work. Members are also highly encouraged to participate in Big I NY's grassroots activities, which include:

  • Attendance at the National Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.
  • In-person or virtual meetings with NY state and federal lawmakers
  • Taking action on all email and call-in campaigns.

Term: Committee members are expected to commit to a minimum of one year on the committee, however there is no maximum limit to the length of service on the committee.


scott.hobson.jpgScott Hobson, MPA
AVP of Government Relations