Chamber ambassadors are enthusiastic and dynamic volunteers that promote member businesses and assist member representatives in achieving their goals through networking. They are the familiar faces at ribbon cuttings, new member orientations and other regularly scheduled programming. The team is key in engaging new members in the Chamber, identifying opportunities for members to maximize benefits and are vital to the continual growth and development of business relationships.
BUSINESS RETENTION & EXPANSION COMMITTEE
Committee members conduct surveys with local businesses to uncover needs and encourage business growth. BRE committee members interview businesses to identify strengths and weaknesses of their local business community. The committee meets monthly to review surveys and provide feedback. Each member must be vetted due to confidentiality.
LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Members examine legislative issues at all levels of government to promote and protect the interests of the business community. The committee studies state and local legislative issues in order to educate the general membership on issues of critical importance. The committee also arranges volunteers to attend local city council meetings to stay informed of local issues affecting businesses.
SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE
Social Media Committee coordinates efforts of marketing and promotion for the chamber and its members, recognizing individuals and brands producing great content on the social web that promote local business and community spirit. Committee members may be skilled in areas of communication and production (social media, blogging, SEO, photography, web design, marketing, etc.) or act as influencers for the chamber and fellow chamber members.
SPECIAL EVENTS & ANNUAL FUNDRAISER COMMITTEE
Special Events Committee coordinates volunteer support for major Chamber events. They evaluate the events purpose and recommend improvements as well as assist in driving and building attendance. This committee focuses on the timeline and implementation of our Annual Fundraiser. Committee members provide input for themes to create the atmosphere.
WEST VOLUSIA EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Committee members promote and influence excellence in education through recognition of local public and private schools. They work to identify outstanding achievements and provide awards such as Danny Gainin School of Excellence and the West Volusia Crystal Apple Awards to recognize high achieving schools and teachers.
WEST VOLUSIA WELLNESS INITIATIVE COMMITTEE
Wellness Committee members are W.I.N. (Wellness Initiative Network) providers that further the mission of empowering West Volusia to live a wellness lifestyle through the initiative. The mission of the initiative is to lead business community wellness, unite wellness professionals and promote wellness destination tourism. Wellness Committee members are passionate volunteers that share the vision.
WOMEN EMPOWERED INITIATIVE COMMITTEE
WE Committee members further the mission of Women Empowered - to engage and inspire women through leadership development, learning opportunities and community outreach.