Courtney Coolidge serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Prior to joining the Chamber, Courtney served as the Senior Director for State Relations at Arizona State University and the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Arizona Department of Public Safety where she oversaw legislative affairs, government relations, policy development and implementation. During her time at AZDPS she worked on several significant projects including the Arizona Border Strike Force, self-driving vehicle operations, and management of the Arizona Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit Task Force. Courtney has a decade of experience as a government relations professional with expertise in policy, advocacy, and legislative affairs. Her professional experience includes government affairs roles at the Arizona Department of Gaming and for the Arizona Attorney General where she worked on a wide range of issues including criminal justice, victims’ rights, and consumer protection. Additionally, Courtney previously worked for a political consulting firm gaining experience through a variety of state, local, and national campaigns. Courtney graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a degree in Political Science.