EXECUTIVE BOARDTop to Bottom: Mike Green - Chairman, Matt Sherrow - Vice Chairman, Chip Beltinck - Past Chairman, Stacy Webb - Treasurer, Dr. Nicole Wax - Secretary, Ed Koledo - Executive Committee, Mike Scully - Executive Committee
BOARD OF DIRECTORSTop to Bottom: Tracy Aubuchon, Pastor Andrew Barancik, Les Beare, Joel Gibbons, Jason Matznick, Kevin Messing, Will Stiverson, Jacquie Ochs, Wade Pyles, Tom Rupp, Dennis Schaefer
1st Wednesday of the month at 9:00am; Chamber Building
Chairperson: Jacquie Ochs, Financial Plus Credit Union, jochs@financialplusFCU.org
The Ambassadors consist of a group of Chamber Members that volunteer their time and talents
to the Chamber and outreach to new and potential members. This active and energetic group meets once a month to share ideas and provide support for business growth and Chamber member retention. They also provide volunteer support at all of the Chamber programs.
1st Thursday of the month at 8:30am, quarterly; Chamber Building
Chairperson: Keith Green, Innovative Retirement Solutions, firstname.lastname@example.org
This Committee meets quarterly and consists of representatives from each business district. Issues relating to business are brought to the meeting by the representatives. The committee discusses the issue and makes recommendations to either the representative or to the Board of Directors if need be. This committee is focused on being a liaison between the Members, local government and the Board of Directors.
2nd Thursday of the month at 8:00am (no June, July, Aug.); Fenton Panera Bread
Chairperson: Chelsea Mills, Behind Your Design, email@example.com
The Career Connections Committee meets monthly. The members of this committee consist of representatives from Fenton, Lake Fenton, and Linden School Districts and member businesses. This program exposes students to business people and various types of careers. Accomplished programs include: Boys in Business, Launching Leaders, Career Fairs, Reality Store, and Girls Inc.
Tuesday before each Executive Board Meeting at 8:30am; Chamber Building
Chairperson: Doug Fairbanks, Hartland Insurance Agency, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Finance Committee meets quarterly and is responsible for assisting the Board in ensuing the organization is in good fiscal health. The Treasurer of the Board serves as the Chair of the Finance Committee.
2nd Thursday of the month at 8:30am; Chamber Building
Chairperson: Patrik Welty, Legacy Realty Professionals, Inc., email@example.com
Co-Chairperson: Linda Hathaway, Brad Hoffman Insurance Agency firstname.lastname@example.org
The Governance Committee meets as needed and is responsible for ongoing review and recommendations to enhance the quality and future viability of the Board. The focus of the committee revolves around the following five areas: Board Role and Responsibilities, Board Composition, Board Knowledge, Board Effectiveness and Board Leadership
3rd Monday of the month at 8:30am; Chamber Building
Chairperson: Stacey Webb, The State Bank, email@example.com
Co-Chairperson: Matt Stevens, Vic Canever Chevrolet, Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marketing Committee meets monthly. This committee develops strategies to market the Chamber’s services and events.
POLITICAL ACTION TEAM
1st Monday of the month at 4:00pm; Chamber Building
Chairperson: Tom Rupp, Brown & Brown of Michigan , email@example.com
The Political Action Committee meets monthly. A member of the PAC attends the Fenton City Council Meetings and reports back to the committee monthly. The PAC organizes and conducts a Meet the Candidate event. Candidates running for local and state level seats are invited to attend and answer questions that relate to and that affect the business climate. The PAC refers back to the voting records/notes from the city council meetings when scoring Candidates running for local government positions. The PAC also organizes and conducts annually a Forecast Breakfast Event in January. Representatives from local and surrounding municipalities are invited to speak on projects and issues that affect business in their area.