Jennifer Russel has joined the Executive Committee of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Board of Directors, as Vice President of Economic Development and Government Affairs after serving as co-chair of the Real Estate Committee from July 1, 2013-June 30, 2015. In this capacity she serves as chair of the Economic Development Committee and oversees the Real Estate Committee activities and program. This includes making certain that the Chamber has appropriate representation on community partnerships and boards and participating in decision-making processes with chamber leaders regarding all local state and federal issues that require position. Additionally, it necessitates being available to write and delivery testimony at local and State levels and serve on the Chambers Legislative Committee during the General Assembly Session. The role also requires planning the Chamber’s Annual Legislative Outlook Breakfast, the Annual Legislative Reception, The Real Estate Update as well as programming speakers for monthly committee meetings.