Brinegar to Chair National Council

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Brinegar's term with the Council of State Chambers will run until September 2016. Brinegar's term with the Council of State Chambers will run until September 2016.

The president of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has been elected to lead a prestigious industry organization. Kevin Brinegar has been named chairman of the Council of State Chambers. He is currently in the nation's capital with a group of Indiana business and community leaders on the Indiana Chamber's annual Washington D.C. Fly-in event.

Brinegar has worked with the Chamber since 1992 and became president in 2002. His previous experience includes Indiana Senate Finance Committee financial analyst and management analyst for the state's Legislative Services Agency.

The Fly-in will involve visits, events and discussions designed to inform the Indiana Congressional Delegation and staff members about issues involving federal bills and regulations that could affect the Hoosier economy.

The Chamber's agenda includes passing "tax extenders," reforming the federal tax code, pushing for bipartisan governance and a multi-year transportation infrastructure plan.

The Indiana Chamber has partnerships with 17,000 members and investors.

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