Committees and Councils

In addition to the priority issue committees, we have permanent bodies that provide general support to The Business Council's advocacy efforts. They include: 

Construction Industry Council

Construction Industry Council

Contract Procurement Committee

Contract Procurement Committee

 

Economic Development Committee

Economic Development Committee

 

Education and Workforce Development

Education & Workforce Development

 

Energy Committee

Energy Committee

 

Environment Committee

Environment Committee

Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee

 

Government Affairs Council

Government Affairs Council

Health Care & Health Insurance Committee

Health Care & Health Insurance Committee

 

Labor & Human Resources

Human Resources & Labor Committee

Information Technology, Telecommunications & E-Commerce(ITTE)Committee

Information Technology, Telecommunications & E-Commerce (ITTE) Committee

 

Legal Reform Committee

Legal Reform Committee

Manufacturing Council

Manufacturing Council

 

MWBE/Small Business Committee

MWBE/Small Business Committee

Small Business Member Alliance Committee

Small Business Member Alliance Committee

 

Tax Committee

Tax Committee

Transportation Committee

Transportation Committee

 

Travel & Tourism Committee

Travel & Tourism Committee

Unemployment Insurance Committee

Unemployment Insurance Committee

Workers' Compensation Committee

Workers' Compensation Committee

 

Heather C. Briccetti, Esq.

President & CEO

The Business Council's primary function is to advocate for employers in the state's political and policy arenas. No other state organization has as many resources at work to promote a more competitive business climate, economic growth and jobs. Our membership is made up of thousands of large and small companies who employ 1.2 million workers. Meet the team that works on their behalf.

Staff Bio

Ken Pokalsky

Vice President

  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Contract Procurement
  • Government Affairs (GAC)
  • Manufacturing
  • Small Business
  • Taxation

Contact: [email protected]

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Paul Zuber

Executive Vice President 

  • Technology/Telecommunications 
  • Gaming/Racing/Wagering
  • Hospitality/Travel & Tourism

Contact: [email protected] 

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Melvin Norris

Senior Director, Government Affairs

  • Construction & MWBEs
  • Energy (Legislation)
  • Environment (Legislation)
  • Economic Development

Contact: [email protected]

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Lev Ginsburg, Esq.

Counsel to The Business Council

  • Financial Services (Banking, Insurance and Accountancy)
  • Health Care/Health Insurance
  • Legal Reform

Contact: [email protected]

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Frank Kerbein

Director, Center for Human Resources

  • Labor / Human Resources
  • Occupational Safety & Health (OSH)
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Workers' Compensation

Contact: [email protected]

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Amber Rangel Mooney

Director, Workforce Development

  • Education
  • Workforce Development

Contact: [email protected]

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Meghan Kayser

Government Affairs Administrator

Contact: [email protected]