Policy Council

Shannon Boldizsar

Lakemont Public Affairs - CEO and Strategic Consultant

Shannon Boldizsar started Lakemont Public Affairs in February 2020, providing strategic management and consulting for high-profile, complex clients and projects in the areas of government affairs, community engagement, social impact and communications. She has a diverse background in public affairs strategy, local/state legislative policy and government relations, and recently managed a global business and community investments portfolio for Starbucks Coffee Company. Prior to joining Starbucks, she served in a variety of public and community affairs leadership roles with business, government, elected officials, trade associations, development organizations, campaigns and political action committees. A Seattle native, Shannon is an active leader in several civic, community and industry organizations and earned a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington.


The Bellevue Chamber's Policy Council is the Eastside's hub for local, state, and federal advocacy.

The Policy Council's work on Land Use, Transportation, Affordable Housing, and the Economy are driving results at city hall and in Olympia.

Our council members represent a diverse group of industries and have deep knowledge and relationships with public sector leaders on the region. Voting members are appointed to two year terms. Any chamber member at the advocacy level or above is eligible to serve on a Policy Council subcommittee.

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Permitting, Land Use, Sustainability, Housing        Transportation         5g & Telecommunications Committee

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