Committees

Committee members serve as “business liaisons” to the Chamber and the community and assist in carrying out the mission and goals of the Chamber. Registration does not guarantee acceptance on the committee due to size of committee. Please contact the Chamber at (706) 651-0058 or info@columbiacountychamber.com to volunteer.


Service Committees 2015

Ambassador Committee

Support the Chamber’s efforts in welcoming new members by delivering the membership packet, and contacts members regularly to encourage participation and involvement, and attending 50% of ribbon cuts.  Interview and separate application process required.
Meeting Date/Time: Second Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in Chamber Conference Room.

Government Affairs Committee

Advocates for Chamber Members regarding government related concerns by addressing or taking action where when needed on legislative issues.  Develops the Chamber’s legislative agenda.
Meeting Date/Time:  Second Thursday of month, 8:00 a.m. in the Chamber Conference Room.

Programs Committee

Works with and supports the Director of Programs to implement programs and events.  A creative and brainstorming team that creates programs based on member’s needs and provides opportunity for better business.  The Programs Committee is to support the set up and breakdown of an event and learn the operation of the Chamber while meeting the membership
Meeting Date/Time:  Second Wednesday of month, 8:00 a.m. at the Chamber Conference Room.

Youth Leadership Committee 2015-2016

Directs Youth Leadership program including selection of Class, planning and implementation of each leadership day, and evaluating program results.
Meeting Date/Time:  Fourth Thursday of Month at 7:30 a.m. at the Chamber Conference Room.  (Join in May or June.)

Leadership Columbia County Committee 2013-2014

Directs the Adult Leadership Program, including selection of Class, planning and implementing each leadership day and evaluating program results.  Committee members are graduates of LCC.
Meeting Date/Time: Monthly on various Fridays at 8:00 a.m. in the Chamber Conference Room.  (Join in May or June.)

Workforce / Education

Focuses on workforce development programs initiatives with area colleges, technical schools, and elementary through high schools to build a better workforce for the region.
Meeting Date/Time:  Meets monthly with business and educational leaders to develop programs to accomplish the goal.

Women on the Way (WOW) *application process

Group of 5 executive women and 15 young business women to meet monthly to share on a topic of the day and develop a mentor program.
Meeting Date/Time:  TBD.

Golf Committee

To coordinate the annual golf tournament by securing donations, helping with pre-tournament logistics and volunteering on the day of the tournament.
Meeting Date/Time:  Meets monthly with business and educational leaders to develop programs to accomplish the goal.


Standing Committees Chairs

Executive Committee

Michelle Piper

Finance Committee

Shawn Vincent

Immediate Past Chair

Rick Crawford

Chair Elect

Angi Brock

By-Laws & Constitution Status

Michelle Piper

Nominating Committee

Angi Brock

 


Event/Focus Committees 2015

Annual Meeting

Rick Crawford

Past Chairman Committee

Rick Crawford

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