Committee Members 2016 to February 2017
The following committees are serving the Chamber this year:
BUSINESS AND EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP COMMITTEE
Mandate: To strengthen the links between the business community and the private sector training organizations and educators. (Choose and award $1000. Chamber Scholarship).
Mandate:The Finance Committee will provide financial leadership, organisation, and administration in an effort to assist the Organisation in attaining financial soundness. Further, it will proactively seek opportunities to strengthen its’ financial position and improve its ability to provide assistance to its’ members. Through the Treasurer it will report to the Board of Directors in an accurate and timely manner on subjects such as Budget, Financial Position, Cash Flow and other Financial Analysis as required.
Mandate: To keep abreast of government, social and environmental issues and activities, to bring to the attention of the Chamber situations where Chamber involvement would be appropriate, and make any recommendations for action and position by the Chamber.
DINNER COMMITTEE & EVENTS
Mandate: to provide recognition to local business through ongoing and special activities, and to provide support to the business community through special speakers or seminars, and to plan the annual dinner, as well as October dinner at which winners of “New Business of the Year” and “Business of the Year” are announced. The speaker for the annual meeting should be a native person of St. Stephen.
MEMBERSHIP & MEMBER SERVICES
Mandate: to increase membership, encourage participation, promote benefits.
PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Mandate: to promote both businesses and lifestyle in order to develop and maintain community potentials. (e.g. Christmas Promotion)