Our success depends upon the quality of the committee activities and accomplishments.
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Chair: Ashlie Guyberson (interim)
Financial oversight, contracts, 501C6 mandates, evaluation and policy development, by-law revision & adherence, assign nomination committee, oversees nine (9) person integration task force
Annually review and assess the mission of the Chamber and its effect on our members, board, staff, volunteers, and communities. Handle tasks that do not require full board review and approval.
2. Vice President
5. Past President
Committee Members: Ashlie Guyberson, Regina Ciaravino, Stacy Loar-Porter, Shayla Shembarger
Chair: Shayla Shembarger
Create the budget with the assistance of the President. Monitor the budget and financial status of the Chamber with monthly reconciliation reporting to the Board. Issue recommendations for the financial integrity and stability of the Chamber. Oversees annual educational scholarship process.
Gathers and maintains historical information about the past. These files are a resource to the Chamber board and membership and include an annual record of the Chamber’s accomplishments and activities, milestones, etc. by collecting items such as pictures and news clippings about the Chamber and its members.
Committee Members: Shayla Shembarger, Stacy Loar-Porter, Phil Freeman
Chair: Currently vacant
Continual attraction, retention, and recruitment of members. Maintains adds in membership, drops in membership and exit survey results through membership reports.
Create strategies to increase members, promote membership with door-to-door visits to businesses and potential members. Develops and maintains an up-to-date membership packet for recruitment.
This committee works to ensure members receive a diverse range of services, programs, and benefits, which provide direct value for their dues investment.
Committee Members: Sandi Kopach
Chair: Ashlie Guyberson
Exists to create opportunities for Chamber members to interact, network, and build relationships. Additionally, the events are designed to increase visibility for our membership, foster involvement in the Lakeshore Chamber and business community, provide opportunities for business referrals, and cultivate professional development and growth.
The Events committee is responsible for selecting guest speakers, securing sponsorships, determining venues, coordinating catering, providing decorations, Chamber signage, etc.
Organize and provide greeters for all events.
Committee Members: Ashlie Guyberson, Larry Wozniak, Chris Mason, Carrigan Mosher
Chair: Tom Norbey
Works with elected officials to monitor, evaluate, and support proposed legislation and develop the business community’s position on initiatives, such as taxes and business costs.
Establishes legislation, regulations, and policies that represent members’ top concerns and enables businesses to thrive and compete locally, nationally and internationally.
Plans and facilitates political forums in conjunction with the Events Committee.
Committee Members: Tom Norbey, Bernice Tretheway, Bret Witkowski
Marketing & Communications Committee
Chair: Regina Ciaravino
The goal of the Marketing & Communications committee is to create and deliver the most effective communications, both internally and to the community. This committee provides eNewsletters with upcoming events and items of interest, eBlasts and maintains the website.
The Marketing & Communications committee is charged with directing and growing the Chamber’s brand and will consistently improve the Chamber’s image by keeping our members and our community’s informed of Chamber events, contributions to the community, and highlight the member benefits the Chamber offers.
Committee Members: Regina Ciaravino, Shayla Shembarger, Phil Freeman, Emily Kirchner, Joe Daniel