The Chamber’s committees and task forces play an important role in executing the Chamber’s mission.
Objective: To 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 third Friday of the month at 7:30 a.m.
Objective: Created out of a need identified in the Fayette Visioning initiative, the Mobility Task Force looks to make recommendations on policy addressing:
Objective: To assist the Chamber with retention and membership focusing on connecting with new members who have joined the Chamber in the past two years. Also to serve as the goodwill arm of the Chamber. Ambassadors welcome members and assist the staff during events. This committee meets monthly on the third Monday of the month at 8 a.m.
Objective: To 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 to choose the B2B luncheon topics and speakers for the following year.
Objective: To 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.
Objective: To 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.
Objective: To 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.
Objective: Created out of a need identified in the Fayette Visioning initiative, the Startup Task force seeks to establish a start-up community in Fayette County that focuses on technology-oriented businesses. This group is slated to start its work in late spring 2017.
Objective: To implement strategies and tactics that support the Fayette Visioning education goal, “Fayette County will have an education system that is recognized as a national and international leader.”
Objective: Fayette County is the place where bold ideas become reality; achieved through collaborative and inclusive leadership that elevates education, economic prosperity, employment opportunities, and quality of life to unrivaled heights. Most of Fayette Visioning’s five-year plan is being implemented by partner organizations, which includes the Fayette Chamber of Commerce. To learn more about the Fayette Visioning plan and the implementation partners, visit www.FayetteVisioning.org or contact Fayette Visioning at Fayette@FayetteVisioning.org.
Interested in Volunteering? Email Cereto@FayetteChamber.org.