Committees

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce takea very seriously our mission which is to create an environment where our local businesses THRIVE! In November 2021 our Board of Directors voted to expand our outreach to include 10 concentration areas that will enable us to fulfill our mission.

 

Government Advocacy Committee

Paul Hutcheson
Vice President of Government

Our GAC works as a liaison with local elected officials and government entities. Their mission is to keep our members abreast of important community issues and update them on our elected officials activity. They meet on a regular basis, monitor legislative sessions, monitor public meetings and function like a “newspapers” editorial board.

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Technology Committee

Technology Committee

John Jones
Technology Chair

Our technology committee works closely with our small business and government advocacy committees to assess small business technology needs and how The Monroe Chamber can assist them in embracing and growing their ability to use technology.

Non-Profit Committee

Kirsten Gladen
Non-Profit Chair

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce believes deeply that if we can help those who are helping those less fortunate all of our businesses will grow and thrive.

Nonprofit Committee
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Workforce Committee

Dr. Wendi Tostenson,
Vice President of Workforce and Education

Matt Dickerson
Workforce Chair

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce understands the importance and impact of a well trained workforce to meet the needs of our business and industry. Our workforce committee partners with education, business, and workforce groups to work on ever changing solutions.

Education Committee

Dr. Wendi Tostenson
VP of Workforce and Education

Maggie Generoso
Committee Chair

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce believes strongly that education is the key to job growth and that through education our local businesses will thrive.

Education Committee
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Healthcare

Beverly Lewis
Vice President of Healthcare

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce believes a healthy community equals a happy community. A Healthy community will inspire growth in our workforce and create an environment where our local businesses thrive.

Membership / Member Value

Jasmyne McConnell
Vice President of Membership

John Landry
Committee Chair

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce exist for our members. Our membership committee reviews existing benefits and is always looking for new ways to help our membership.

Membership Committee
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Small Business

Jasmyne McConnell
Vice President of Membership

Jeff Laudenheimer
Committee Chair

The heart of our membership is small business. At the heart of our mission is to be an advocate for them. Our mission is all about small business.

Diversity

Jasmyne McConnell
Vice President of Membership

Kim Shepherd
Committee Chair

We live in a very diverse market. The Monroe Chamber of Commerce believes that diversity is our greatest strength. We also believe that by bringing our unique backgrounds together we can grow beyond our wildest imagination.

Diversity Committee
Finance committee

Finance

Jessica Hale
Vice President Finance

The Monroe Chamber of Commerce believes we must set the standard for good financial responsibilities. We take our member and sponsor investments very seriously. Our finance committee oversees our financials on a monthly basis and is constantly improving our processes.