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Volunteering

Get the most out of your Chamber Membership … Participate!

The best way to learn about your Chamber is to get involved in it. Whether you serve or lead a committee, participate in events or serve on your Board of Trustees, active involvement is the best way to learn, gain and serve.

Your Chamber is a very dynamic organization with dozens of committees, sub-committees, task forces or Boards in which to participate. The Chamber could not attempt to do all the work it does on behalf of its members and the business community without the help of its nearly 600 volunteers willing to share their time, passion and interest.

As Chair, I encourage you to look at our list of committees and opportunities to participate that are provided below. We welcome your interest, input and support of your region’s Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you for your membership.

Dan McCabe
Chief Administrative Officer, CareSource
2015 Chair, Board of Trustees – Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce

For additional information regarding a committee, e-mail the listed Chamber contact.  Click here to view the committee list and members.



Committee Name:
Chamber Contact(s):
Committee Description:
Ambassador Club
Assists the Chamber with retention of Chamber memberships by maintaining relationships with existing and new member companies. Committee member responsibilities include Goodwill calls, new member reception calls, networking events, and retention calls. The club meets six times a year over lunch.

Audit & Finance
The Audit & Finance Committee is the oversight for the development of information pertaining to all financial and payroll record keeping systems, and policies & procedures. The committee meets at least five times a year.

Breakfast Briefing
This program assists members by providing timely, focused and cost effective information. The briefings are held the 2nd Friday of the month, excluding December, where Regional CEO’s share business successes and strategies. Committee member responsibilities include selection of CEO speakers, event logistics and evaluation of attendee surveys. The committee meets approximately six times a year.

Business After Hours
Provides business-to-business networking opportunities that assist the members’ ability to expand their customer base. Each event provides the opportunity to experience many premier locations in the region while making valuable business contacts, entertaining customers or rewarding employees. Committee member responsibilities include event logistics and theme. The committee meets about six times each year.

Dayton Area Logistics Committee

EPI Board of Trustees
Exercises the powers of the Board of Trustees as defined in the Bylaws. Reviews the activities of the Education & Public Improvement (EPI) Foundation, approves policy decisions and actions, and approves & monitors budget, grants, awards, and designated fund activities. The committee meets approximately once per quarter.

Governance
This appointed committee is responsible for recommending a slate of candidates to to the Executive Committee to replace the Trustees whose regular terms are expiring or to serve as additional Trustees.

Leadership Dayton - Curriculum Review

Marketing & Communications
Acts as the oversight for planning and implementing an ongoing marketing and communications program that meets Chamber membership retention goals and ensures an effective internal communications program. Committee meets quarterly.

Safety Council Board
The Dayton/Miami Valley Safety Council enhances a safe and healthy environment in the workplace through education, networking, Information Systems, and advocacy. The board is responsible for oveseeing the operations of the safety programs offered by the Chamber.

Volunteer Activation Committee
This committee was formed to ensure that the volunteer experience is productive and enjoyable and the volunteers are recognized for their efforts. The Chamber works with more than 400 volunteers on an annual basis and it is important not to overlook the significant impact our volunteers provide to the Chamber. The committee meets four times each year to select the volunteer of the quarter/year and attends board meetings to honor the volunteers.