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  • Committees & Volunteering

    Committees are ongoing groups that assist in facilitating specific aspects of the Chamber’s mission.  Interested in Volunteering? Contact Cereto@FayetteChamber.org

    Ambassadors:  Serve as the goodwill arm of the Chamber. They welcome members and assist the staff during events.  This committee meets quarterly.

    Business Advisory Council:  Assist developing programs that support small businesses affiliated with the Fayette Chamber of Commerce so that they can achieve strategic economic growth.  This committee will meet as needed, likely a couple of times in the fourth quarter of the year

    Connectors:  Assist the Chamber with retention and membership focusing on connecting with new members who have joined the Chamber in the past two years.

    Expo Committee: Assist in the planning and execution of the Fayette Chamber's annual Community Expo.  Duties include helping with event logistics, promotion and volunteer recruiting.  This committee meets several times in the 3 months prior to Expo.

    Golf Committee: Assist in the planning and execution of the Fayette Chamber's annual Business on the Green spring golf tournament. Duties include securing sponsorships, collecting raffle prize items, and volunteering on tournament day.  This committee meets several times in the 3 months prior to the tournament.

    Governmental Affairs Committee: Build a pro-business climate by fostering relationships between the business community and elected officials and advising the Fayette Chamber Board in setting Chamber agenda.  This committee meets monthly on the first Friday of the month at 7:30 a.m.

    YP Task Force: Develop programming for the chamber’s Young Professionals group.  Meets when needed.

    Catalyst co-chairs: Develop programming for the chamber’s bi-annual Catalyst program, set agenda and lead the quarterly assembly meetings.  Meets when needed.

    Tea & Talk co-chairs: Develop programming, set agenda and lead the chamber’s bi-monthly Tea & Talk non-profit collaborative.

    Coffee and Connections co-chairs: Lead the chamber’s monthly Coffee and Connections networking event.

    Fayette Visioning

    Fayette Visioning is focused on four areas, outlined below. Some of the areas have formed subcommittees. See fayettevision.org for more information. 

    Education Committee

    Place Committee

    Performing Arts Center Task Force

    Transportation Task Force

    Branding Task Force

    Economy Committee

    Startup Task Force

    Community Committee

    See Leadership Fayette/Leadership Fayette Alumni, YP, Catalyst and Leadership Link Trip and Governmental Affairs

     

    Other Volunteer Opportunities

    The Chamber has some programs that allows members to assist the staff in delivery of services.  Volunteers are required to make the program successful.

    Business Retention and Expansion Process team:  Connect with existing industry to identify issues that can be addressed so that jobs and investment remain in Fayette County.    Depending on the number of volunteers, team members can expect about three to four industry visits a year and may be asked in assisting setting up appointments.  Visits, on average, are for about an hour.

    Consultants on Demand:  Provide members with expertise to help their businesses grow.  Consultants are on call to assist members with up to three hours of free consulting.  Anticipate one to two requests a year.

    Interested in Volunteering? Contact Cereto@FayetteChamber.org

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