Chamber Ambassadors

To join this committee, email DANA BRUNE

Bridget Miller

Third Wednesday,
11:00 a.m.
Various locations

Actively recruits prospective members to the Chamber. Assists with monthly networking events (Business After Hours & First Friday Coffee) and other orientation opportunities such as ribbon cuttings, groundbreaking, etc.  Plays a supportive role in membership retention and conducts 2 membership recruitment events

Chamber Young Professionals

To join this committee, email TAYLOR LAWS

Kristin Funderburk

Second Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.

Involves young professionals under 40 years of age in the mission of the Chamber for the benefit of each individual member and the strength of the Chamber as a whole both now and in the future.

Government & Public Policy Committee

To join this committee, email JOHN MEHNER

John Mehner

Third Thursday 8:00 a.m.
Chamber office

Observes legislation and makes recommendations to the Board as it relates to business. The committee hosts several legislative programs and provides speakers for First Friday Coffee quarterly.

Leadership Development

To join this committee, email KIM VOELKER

Wes Blair

First Thursday
8:00 a.m.
Chamber office

Sponsors the Leadership Cape Girardeau program to assist emerging leaders in getting to know the area, other leaders and information.


To join this committee, email JOHN MEHNER

Kelly Green

Second Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Chamber office

Promotes continual improvements in Cape Girardeau’s transportation system working cooperatively with the city of Cape Girardeau and the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Women's Network


To join this committee, email KIM VOELKER

Kim Voelker
Fourth Thursday, 8:00 a.m.
Chamber Office
Focuses on strengthening 

strengthening the community by providing an environment for mentoring, professional development and leadership growth opportunities for women. 

Work Ready Coalition

To join this committee, email


Becki Arends Bi-Monthly
Fourth Wednesday
8:00 a.m.
Chamber office
Focuses on making Cape Girardeau County Work Ready, will collaborate with area partners in promoting a strong workforce and educational systems.  The committee drives the connectCAPE program and Capable initiative.