SJ Valley Policy Council (4)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. Coordination is led by the San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council.

Valley Voice Washington D.C. 2021

Valley Voice met virtually on September 13-14 and September 22. View the agenda and presentation of the virtual meetings.

The San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council provides a forum for our Valley to communicate easily and effectively on regional issues that impact us all, like transportation, air quality and advocacy efforts. Working regionally to identify actions items that--when implemented by individual Regional Planning Agencies--result in a single vision for the entire San Joaquin Valley.

SJCOG members are Councilmember Dan Wright and Vice Mayor Gary Singh. Supervisor Tom Patti serves as an alternate.

San Joaquin Valley 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 15th Annual San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Conference has been postponed to May 2022. To register or learn more information, click here.