Defense, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee

The Chamber’s Defense, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee is focused on promoting and connecting the defense industry, veterans and their families, and military installations for the betterment of the regional economy and community. With major partners from the defense industry, non-profits specializing in veteran affairs, and government agencies among others, the committee engages in every component of the military and veterans spectrum, with special attention paid to the well-being of veterans as a substantial component of the regional workforce.

The Defense, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. in the Chamber office located at 402 West Broadway, Suite 1000.

If you’re interested in learning more about our policy committees or would like to join the Defense, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee, contact Sophie Barnhorst at

Current committee members

Chair: Sean Mahoney
Vice Chair: Daniel Hazard