• Upcoming Events

  • New Members

  • Committee Structure 

    Volunteers like you make the Chamber a stronger organization. We are currently seeking new volunteers to fill our committees for the upcoming term, which starts on June 1. Please e-mail Chelsea Bouppha at cbouppha@peoriachamber.org if you are interested in serving on any of the following committees:

    Government Affairs Committee

    Co-Chair: Don Shafer, Alliance Benefit Group

    Co-Chair: Don Forrest, Farnsworth Group

    • Reviews legislative priorities
    • Develops the Chamber’s legislative agenda and makes recommendations regarding those positions to the Chamber’s Board of Directors
    • Develops and maintains relationships with area elected officials
    • Oversees government affairs programming as needed

    Transportation Committee

    Co-Chair: Cindy Loos, Hanson Professional Services Inc.

    Co-Chair: A. Richard Kriegsman, KMI Industries, Inc.

    • Reviews transportation policies and projects (road, air, barge, bus, etc)
    • Recommends positions and actions to the Chamber’s Board of Directors as needed

    The Chamber also has a Program Committee that work with staff in developing and improving our programs. This includes, but isn’t limited to:

    • Ambassadors, who work with new Chamber members to help them fully engage and benefit from their membership, serve as greeters for Chamber events, and attend ribbon cuttings.