Committees

Just one way to get involved!

Business & Education Committee

The vision of the Business & Education Committee is to support current and future business people through:
1. Networking and business-related educational opportunities 
2. Providing organized forums to discuss business issues and, as appropriate, assist in developing ideas for resolving those issues
3. Exposing young adults to life skills intended to enhance their chances for success in the work environment
4. Providing young adults the opportunity to meet and socialize with area business people.

Members of this community traditionally are connected to education, whether elementary. middle. high school, vocational schools, colleges, or have experience in this vital aspect of our community in the past. 

Meetings: 3rd Friday of each month at 9:00 am in the Chamber Board Room. Click here for more information on this committee.

Donald Brubaker Annual Golf Tournament

This event takes more than just players, it needs planners too! If you have event planning experience, golf tournament experience, or just a passion to help - this committee is for you!

Meetings: Ad hoc, set by the Chair and Chamber support staff. Click here for more information on this committee.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee represents the leadership of the Chamber Board of Directors, a distillate of the most engaged, intelligent, wise, passionate, and capable members. 

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month at 8:00 am in the Chamber Board Room. Click here for more information on this committee.

Finance Committee

This Committee is typically comprised of financially savvy Directors that together oversee all aspects of the Chamber's finances. 

Meetings: Ad hoc, set by the Chair and Chamber support staff. Click here for more information on this committee.

Membership Committee

The purpose of the Membership Committee is to promote the Chamber to potential members and encourage continued or even increased participation from current members. Activities include continual membership recruitment while always keeping an open ear from the membership about their thoughts and ideas on how to make their Chamber even better. Historically this Committee is oftentimes staffed by members that are excellent networkers and enjoy meeting new people and their businesses, learning more about them, and helping them best understand how the Chamber might best benefit them and their business specifically. 

Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month at 8:30 am in the Chamber Board Room. Click here for more information on this committee.

Tourism Taskforce

The Mission Statement of this committee is to promote, develop, and coordinate year-round tourism and visitation to the Watkins Glen area while creating awareness and understanding of tourism's effect on, and enhancement of, the local economy and our county residents' quality of life. Members of this committee typically represent a healthy cross-section of various industries, usually represented by the marketing experts from within the member business or organization. 

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8:00 am in the Chamber Board Room. Click here for more information on this committee.

Winter Gala Planning Committee

Help us plan the Winter Gala - our biggest fundraiser, and best party, of the year! Members of this committee usually have experience in, and/or a passion for, all aspects of event planning. 

Meetings: Ad hoc, set by the Chair and Chamber support staff. Click here for more information on this committee.