Former Councilman in Line for WH Appointment

December 4, 2010 by Falls Church Times Staff · 1 Comment 


December 4, 2010

President Obama announced his intention on Thursday to appoint Falls Church City resident and former councilman David Chavern to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations.  Mr. Chavern, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, served on the Falls Church City Council from 2004 to 2008.  He did not seek re-election to a second term.

Mr. Chavern chairs the Chamber’s Management Committee and is responsible for day-to-day operations and long-term planning, including a range of policy, financial, administrative, and legal operations. He also oversees the Business Civic Leadership Center and several revenue operations.  Previously, he served as the Chamber’s Chief of Staff and Vice President of its Capital Markets initiative.

Mr. Chavern is on the board of governors of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.  Before joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, he served in senior positions at the U.S. Export-Import Bank and was in private legal practice in Philadelphia.

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