NAME
CHAIRMAN
TIME
DESCRIPTION

Chamber Ambassadors

 

To join this committee, email DANA BRUNE

Greg Vaughn

Monthly

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

Lucas Dirnberger

Monthly

Second Friday

 

9:30 a.m.

Chamber office

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
Liaison

On call

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

Heather Short

Monthly

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.

Transportation

 

To join this committee, email JOHN MEHNER

Kelly Green

Monthly

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

Casey Brunke

Monthly

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

KIM VOELKER

Kathleen Clayton

Quarterly
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.