Why Serve on a Committee?
UPCOMING EVENS

At the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce, we know that nobody knows our business community better than the people who work it every day.  That’s why those members serving on our committees are the life-blood of our organization.  With dedicated individuals serving in a leadership capacity, each one does important work in support of the Chamber’s strategic mission.

There is no question that serving on a committee can have a positive impact on your personal and professional life.  Committee work can help you:

  • Build your leadership skills and grow your network as you collaborate with other passionate and talented professionals;  

  • Give your professional brand a boost by building awareness of your business through participation and the relationships you make while serving.

  • And, nothing feels better than putting your skills to good use and seeing positive change - giving you that burst of professional inspiration!

All Committees shall report to the Board with recommendations to be taken by the Chamber.

THE AMBASSADORS

Promote Chamber membership retention and increase participation of Members in the Chamber through support of Chamber events and programs and the pairing of new Members with existing Members. This committee shall recommend beneficial membership outreach actions by the Chamber.

QUICK LINKS
EDUCATION 

Promote Chamber membership and retention by creating quality educational programs  for both adults and young adults Education programs should keep in mind meeting the current and future needs of the local business community. Monitor local, regional, and state business and education issues deemed important to the interests of the Chamber and the Greater Issaquah. This committee shall recommend beneficial education related actions to be taken by the Chamber.

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Promote Chamber membership and retention by staying informed and abreast of governmental issues that affect the business community in the Greater Issaquah area. Monitor local, regional, and state business and education issues deemed important to the interests of the Chamber and the Greater Issaquah area. This committee shall recommend beneficial actions to be taken by the Chamber.

SALMON DAYS

Support and carry out the processes involved with the successful implementation of Salmon Days by agreeing to be a team leader for a specific area of the festival. Areas include: Retail, Marketing, Food Court, Non-Profit Court, Volunteers, Parking, Signage, Extreme Team, Info Booths, Entertainment, Strategies and Vendor Layout, and more.

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Promote Chamber membership and retention by creating a strategic plan for the Chamber. Using the Core Competencies for Chambers of Commerce and the WACE library, create a strategic plan that addresses long term goals that will guide, strengthen and support the work plan of our organization. This committee shall recommend a strategic plan to be taken by the Chamber.

BUILDING

Promote Chamber membership and retention by ensuring the Alexander House is a safe and inviting building for the visitors and locals alike. Monitor maintenance and improvement projects. Assess projects in order of greatest need. This committee shall recommend the maintenance and upkeep of the Alexander House.

MARKETING

Promote Chamber membership and retention by creating a quality marketing program. Monitor current marketing trends to determine best possible community outreach that will obtain maximum saturation. Create guidelines that address website, community calendar, visitor outreach, chamber messaging , and messaging from our members. This committee shall recommend beneficial marketing related action to be taken by the Chamber.

There are many ways to serve. Contact the Chamber to learn more!

(425) 392 - 7024

info@issaquahchamber.com

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