The Chamber’s programming is supported, in part, by our four councils. The Workforce Development and Governmental Relations councils, Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC) and Membership/Business Development Council provide strategic planning and support for issues affecting our community.

The Workforce Development Council is involved in several activities relating to the promotion and enhancement of education and workforce growth. The council focuses on the Chamber’s educational programs: 3D Youth Leadership, Adult Leadership, Lunch & Learns and CARE (Career Advancement Readiness Education). For more information, contact Elisa.

The Governmental Relations Council educates the community about The Chamber’s views regarding political issues affecting business through local and state legislation and Congressional action. The council also assist in planning events like Candidate Meet & Greets, the State of City-County-Town and voter registration drives. For more information, contact Cooper.

The Young Professional Advisory Council provides Young Professionals (ages 21-40) opportunities for networking, leadership, personal growth and community service. The Young Professional program began in 2022 and has grown to over 230 members! For more information, visit the Young Professionals website or contact McKenzie.

The Membership/Business Development Council assists in the recruitment and retention of members, as well as coordination of social activities for the membership. Additionally, the council provides tools, training, programs and resources to help foster small businesses to grow, develop and succeed. For more information, contact Gabe.

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