Members Celebrate a Great Year

Since 1978, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce proactively serves as a business advocate to strengthen the business climate in Gilbert. With more than 650 members ranging from home-based businesses to large corporations and representing more than 52,000 employees, we strive to provide programs and services to achieve this mission.

Take a look at some of the highlights from our 2014-2015 fiscal year.

Support for GPS Bond, Override

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce announced today their support for the 10 percent override and $98 million bond request proposed by Gilbert Public Schools (GPS), a measure to appear on the November 2015 ballot.

“Our Board of Directors voted to support the override and bond with the knowledge that the current override expires next year,” said Kathy Tilque, president and CEO of the Gilbert Chamber. “The passing of the proposed override and bond will still allow for a decrease from what is paid today. This proposed measure is not an increase in tax but it is an effort to thwart a further reduction in funding for education.”

The Chamber’s Board of Directors cites the following positions for their support of the measure: