Committees & Meetings

COMMITTEE PROFILES

Chamber members are invited to share their knowledge and expertise by joining one of the organizations Action Committees.  Some committees meet monthly, year round while others only a few times per year.  To express your interest in joining one of these committees or to obtain more information about a specific committee, contact Chamber President Vicki Clark

Meeting schedules may be subject to change. Contact the Chamber at (609) 465-7181 for more information.


AMBASSADORS: CHAIRED BY
Meeting Schedule: 1st Wednesday at 3:30 pm

Established to mentor our newest members through personal contact on a regular basis during the first year of membership; educate new members on benefits of membership; and serve as hosts at chamber events.


MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: CHAIRED BY SYDNEY PATRICK
Meeting Schedule: 1st Thursday at 8:30 am

Established to recruit new members to the Chamber in order to build and expand our thriving, business-minded organization.


LEGISLATIVE & ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE: CO-CHAIRED BY SUSAN CAWLEY & STEVE MOREY
Meeting Schedule: 2nd Tuesday at 8:30 am

Monitors and advises the Chamber on local, State and Federal legislation that impacts the business community and tourism industry in Cape May County; examines environmental policy issues, and promotes general conservation efforts and green business practices.


TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE: CHAIRED BY JOHN YOUNG
Meeting Schedule: 1st Wednesday at 3:00 pm

Represents and promotes the interests of chamber members in the areas of tourism and prosperity by addressing the concerns of Cape May County’s businesses through information, education and marketing programs.


MILITARY & VETERANS' AFFAIRS:  CHAIRED BY GARY PADUSSIS
Meeting Schedule: 1st Monday at 3:00 pm at Atlantic Cape Community College, Cape May Campus

The mission is to strengthen the relationship between USCG Training Center Cape May and the Chamber and to foster relationships between the business community and local veteran organizations.


FINANCE COMMITTEE: CHAIRED BY SCOTT CAMPBELL
Meeting Schedule: TBA

Chaired by the Treasurer of the Board of Directors with the responsibility of providing oversight of the Chamber budget, capital projects, and growth management.


EDUCATION FOUNDATION GOLF COMMITTEE: CO- CHAIRED BY EDDIE TATE & TERRY BUDD
Meeting Schedule: 3rd Friday at 8:30 am; Event date: JUNE 8, 2017 at Avalon Golf Club

Plan and promote the Annual Golf Tournament to raise monies for Education Foundation scholarships and professional development programs. The Golf Classic provides a networking opportunity along with contests and prizes in a format that keeps things moving throughout the round and 19th hole gathering. 


WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE: CHAIRED BY JULIE MINER & RONNIE MOREY
Meeting Schedule: 1st Monday at 3:00 pm. Conference date: March 2, 2017

The Women In Business Committee plans an annual conference addressing the unique interests and needs of women business owners and professional women with a focus on education and networking. 


NOMINATING COMMITTEE: CHAIRED BY SCOTT CAMPBELL
Meeting Schedule: TBA

The Nominating Committee is required by the Chamber's Bylaws to consider potential candidates to fill open seats on the Chamber's Board of Directors and prepares a slate of Officers for election on an annual basis.  This committee is chaired by the Immediate Past Chairman of the Chamber's Board of Directors.


EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE: MAURA McMAHON PRIMUS
Meeting Schedule: TBA

The Scholarship Committee creates scholarship applications for Cape May County high school students to apply for College or Trade School continuing education funds from the Chamber's Education Foundation. Members of this committee are responsible for reviewing applications and selecting recipients annually.


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP:  CO-CHAIRED BY MARTY PAGLIUGHI AND BOB MASCHIO
Meeting Schedule:  TBA

This committee is formed to create a network of local businesses who provide product and services important to Cape May County's economic recovery in the event of a weather event or other disaster.


STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE: CHAIRED BY TOM PIRATZKY
Meeting Schedule:  2nd Monday Bi-Monthly at 4 pm

The Strategic Planning Committee monitors the progress and status of the chamber's 2015-2017 strategic plan.

 

 

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