Valley Voice

Valley Voice is coordinated by the Valley Legislative Affairs Committee (VLAC), which is comprised of one staff member from the eight COGs which make up the San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council.

Valley Voice


Valley Voice is a coalition of elected officials and COG staff throughout the San Joaquin Valley who travel to Sacramento and Washington, D.C. annually to present issues of regional significance to federal and state legislators.

State Program - Sacramento


The 2017 Valley Voice delegation traveled to our state capitol on March 1-2, 2017 to advocate on behalf of the San Joaquin Valley. View the 2017 State Legislative Platform.


Federal Program - Washington, D.C.


The 2016 Valley Voice delegation traveled to our nation's capitol on September 6-9, 2016 to advocate on behalf of the San Joaquin Valley. View the 2016 Federal Legislative Platform

Annual Policy Conference


The Annual San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Conference is a forum that provides an excellent avenue for our Valley to communicate on regional issues that impact the entire San Joaquin Valley region. Issues such as transportation, air quality and state and federal advocacy for community priorities are discussed at this annual conference.

The 12th Annual Policy Conference will be held March 8-10, 2017 in Fresno, CA. View the registration and conference details.