Lancaster Chamber of Commerce

 

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To Actively Support, Promote and Attract Business to Better Serve the Greater Lancaster Area. 

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce is forging ahead in community and business The committees were structured to allow for timely response to relevant community issues, and opportunities. 

Area of Focus:

Business, tourism, retail, education,entrepreneurship, health care, logistics and manufacturing.

Role of Committee:

Regularly develop recommendations to the Board of Directors on potential Chamber policy positions.

Role of Committee:

To be an ambassador of the Chamber by engaging with Chamber members and being the voice of the Chamber brand.

Education Committee

Business/Legislative Committee

Role of Committee:

make recommendations to the Board regarding funding sources and advises the Board on the financial health of the Chamber.

Purpose:

To serve as a link between local business and the education community in order to promote a well-trained workforce.

Finance Committee

Area of Focus:

financial viability of chamber assets,investments, and resources.

Economic Development Committee

Area of Focus:

Workforce, Housing, infrastructure, transportation, land-use planning, airport, local economic development programs and business trends.

Area of Focus:

Areas, or issues affecting educational outcomes in Lancaster.

Purpose:

Prepare the financial report for Board meetings, prepare the annual budget, and evaluate the cost effectiveness of projects, activities, and other revenue generating ideas.

Area of Focus:

Member connection, member retention, event support, Chamber promotion and representation.

Committee structure

Ambassador/Membership Committee

The committee structure is intended to have clear areas of focus to help clarify the role of the volunteer, and to help potential volunteers best identify an opportunity that fits.


The committees were structured to allow for timely response to relevant community issues, and opportunities. All committees will typically meet monthly, or as needed to respond to Chamber, and member needs.

The goal of the committees is to represent member priorities and have a well-rounded, informed and educated committee system with diverse expertise and backgrounds.

The committee membership roster is subject to annual review by the Chamber Chairperson of the Board. This review shall take place annually, with new committee members, chair appointments, and carryover members presented to the Board for approval.

Purpose:

To monitor, advocate for and shape local, regional and state policies and initiatives that align with the Chamber’s economic vision and strategies that directly impact the attraction, retention and growth of
local business.

Purpose:

To help Chamber members better connect with the Chamber by sharing the mission, goals and benefits of the Chamber, to support the connection of members to one another and to provide input to the Board on member opportunities and issues.

Role of Committee:

Engage in round table discussions with invited speakers and members of the council; surface potential issues for the Chamber to evaluate, communicate and/or educate its membership and work with community partners.

Role of Committee:

Develop recommendations and activities for the Board of Directors that support education and training and promote the economic development and prosperity of the community.

Purpose:

To convene members from a diverse spectrum of industries to learn about issues affecting local business success through round table
discussions with invited speakers such as elected officials and other
community leaders. To monitor and advocate for local, regional and, on occasion, state and national issues that impact member business
success and the Chamber’s economic vision.