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    our 2017 Membership Directory
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  • Chamber Committees

  • Business of the Year

    Chairperson - Doug Rodriguez

    Schedule

    • June to review process & solicit nominations
    • August to review applications

    Tasks

    • Meet to review application & scoring process
    • Solicit and accept nominations
    • Meet to award points and select 2 to 3 candidates for the Board to select the recipient at the August Board Meeting

  • Governmental Relations

    Chairperson, Peter Marinoff

    Schedule

    • Meeting 3rd Tuesday each month, 9am at the Chamber office

    Tasks

    • Plan events for the community bringing our representatives here to address issues of importance to businesses and the community
    • Research legislative issues and recommend action to the board
    • When appropriate review local & regional policies and legislation
    • Participate with Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance Programs

     

  • Membership

     

    Chairperson - Steve Mitchell

    Schedules

    • Meeting day and time to be determined

    Tasks

    • Recommend dues structure to the board
    • Recommend policies regarding membership to the board
    • Determine plan for membership recruitment
    • Review Chamber benefits for members
    • Conduct an annual membership drive
    • Participate in website upgrades
    • Develop a schedule of seminars and workshops to meet the needs and interests of Benzie County Business.

     

  • Fundraising

    Chairperson - Steve Campbell  

    Schedules

    • Meeting 2nd Thursday of each month 4pm at The Chamber office

    Tasks

    • Manage & Create new and current events

     

  • Executive Board

    Committee is made up of the following officers but is not limited to;

    Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Immediate Past Chairman, President 

    Schedules

    • Second Wednesday of each month at 8:00am

    Tasks

    • Make necessary decisions regarding issues arising between board meetings
    • Set the agenda for board meetings
    • Review the current By-Laws and make recommendations to the board for revision
    • Assess the needed skill/represenatation on the board of Directors
    • Suggest candidates for board membership to the Board of Directors
    • Recommend a slate of officers to the board
    • Review and revise personnel policies
    • Evaluate the job performance of the President
    • Make recommendations to the board regarding the hiring or termination of the President
    • Address issues not covered by other committees and make recommendations to the board regarding the same.