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  • Upcoming Events

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  • 2015-2016 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 Kelly Donnelly at kdonnelly@peoriachamber.org if you are interested in serving on any of the following committees:
     

    Government Affairs Committee

    • 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
       

    Membership and Marketing Committee

    • Supports the Chamber’s sales and marketing team in brainstorming ideas and strategies for events and projects
    • Assists in fulfilling roll outs on specific projects when assistance is needed
       

    Education/Workforce Committee

    • Works to improve our “Quality of Place” by focusing on pre-hire (K-12+) educational development with school districts in Greater Peoria
    • Works to serve our membership by focusing on post-hire continuing education and leadership development
       

    Transportation Committee

    • 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 several Program Committees 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
       
    • Award Judging Committee assists in judging various Chamber awards including the Tom Connor Volunteer Award, Small Business Awards, ATHENA Award, and more