Committees

Advocacy:

Legislative Affairs Committee

Chair: Matt Reed

Goal: To coordinate the interests and activities of the local business community with governmental entities and leaders that impact our area.

Military Affairs Committee

Chair: Dan Gillan

Co-Chair:Don Gray

Cost to join committee: $150 (Proceeds are put into a fund used to help our military community in whatever way possible)
Goal: To actively engage the military and the business community of the Albany Area to ensure symbiotic and strategic relationships and support. 


Benefits:

Small Business Resource & Membership Committee

 Chair: Brianna Wilson

Co-Chair Pam Johnson

Staff: Mary Bickerstaff

Goal: To build relationships with our chamber members, provide benefits to meet member needs and develop opportunities to assist members’ businesses for growth.


Workforce Development/Education:

Education Committee

Chair: Chandu Kuntawala

Goal: To serve as the chamber’s catalyst that sparks the development of initiatives to strengthen partnerships between businesses and educational entities in the areas of education, workforce development and leadership.

Chamber of Commerce Education Committee

A2 Priority One Chamber Volunteer and Mentor Program l

Leadership Albany

Chair: Zan Waldon

Goal: To create a platform for our members to build relationships, develop professionally, become politically and philanthropically active and contribute to the economic development of our community through networking events and cultural and community education.


Allies

Chair: Pam Jackson

Income and Education Team/Team Co-leaders: Trent Williams, Lynne Jones
Resource Development Team/Team Co-leaders: Ben Barrow, Dr. Walter Judge
Community Team/Team Leader:  Charlice Nobles-Jones
Goal: To empower Albany’s families to become self-sufficient.