Task Forces

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CHAMBER AMBASSADORS

  • Act as the Chamber's public relations group
  • Support new Chamber members
  • Assist in grand openings/ribbon cuttings
  • Conduct annual "Operation Thank You" visits
  • Provide leads 
  • Provide input on membership services, benefits and programs

Meets: Quarterly February, May, August and November
Chair: Mishel Phillips, Bank Midwest                                              

Staff Support: Cheryl Berberich-Nolen, Member & Event Coordinator; Kimberly Mosley, Event Coordinator

GOLF

  • Develop a budget and timeline for the golf tournament
  • Plan ways to market and promote the tournament
  • Recruit at least 100 players
  • Obtain prizes and auction items

Meets: February—June
Chair: Todd Krass, Belton Regional

Staff Support: Cheryl Berberich-Nolen, Member & Event Coordinator; Kimberly Mosley, Event Coordinator

 

MUSIC ON MAIN 

  • Develop a budget and timeline for the Community Music Festival
  • Plan ways to market and promote the event
  • Find sponsors and funding for the event
  • Serve as volunteers on the day of the event

Meets: Dates to be determined March through September
Chair: 
Staff Support: Kim Curtis, President; Kimberly Mosley, Event Coordinator

   
JOINT GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS  COMMITTEE

  • Develop local, regional, state and federal legislative agendas reflecting issues of importance to Chamber members
  • Host a monthly committee meeting during the session to monitor progress on specific issues
  • Keep in touch with local, state and federal legislators regarding issues of importance to the Chamber and the business community
  • Host annual Mayor’s State of the City Address
  • Monitor and discuss issues which affect the community

Meets: Committee - October - April, 4th Monday at 12:00 p.m. 
Chair: Carol Baker, KCP&L
Staff Support: Kim Curtis, President

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (requires EDC membership)

Purpose:

  • Assist in developing marketing strategies for commercial and industrial development
  • Devise programs for working with existing business retention/expansion
  • Promote and assist residential development
  • Foster education of local development issues
  • Develop a relationship with Centerpoint officials regarding the International Freight Gateway

Meets: Bi-Annually for BIGG Awards and Annual EC Development Forum
Chair: Carol Baker, KCP&L

Staff Support: Kim Curtis, President