Chapter Resources

Government Relations

Chapter members and government relations liaisons (GRL) play an important role in GCSAA's government relations efforts. Chapters and GRLs keep GCSAA informed of events happening at the local, state and federal levels of government and coordinate action on government issues.

Resources and services

The Community area of provides chapters and government relations liaisons with the latest news, information and tools to help influence government activity and comply with local, state and federal laws.

GRL Information

Learn about the exciting benefits of being a GRL for your chapter.

GCSAA Legislative Action Center

The GCSAA Legislative Action Center, an exciting grassroots lobbying tool, gives chapter leaders the power to play an active role in the political process and efficiently manage grassroots campaigns.

Advocacy training

GCSAA staff are available to travel to your chapter to conduct personalized, on-site government relations training. The training can be tailored to fit your needs.

EGR Awards

The GCSAA Excellence In Government Relations Awards recognize and honor outstanding individual and chapter government relations efforts in the areas of advocacy and compliance.

Staff Contacts

Chava McKeel, associate director, govenrment relations


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