Volunteers lead our committees to new heights serving the community. As a member, you have the opportunity to get invest your time and make a difference in our community. Your involvement determines your success and the success of others. Follow your passion and you are interested in working with new members as an Ambassador, serving community needs , debating public policy, developing business programs or guiding economic development in Peoria, we welcome and encourage your leadership in our committees!
Committees & Committee Chair
Ambassadors Committee- Chair: David Tracy
The Ambassadors help our member businesses excel. By welcoming, supporting and working with each new member, the Ambassadors Committee expands your first experience in the Peoria Chamber of Commerce business community. You will participate influence energetic and outgoing members at ribbon-cuttings, mixers, grand opening celebrations and more.
Meeting Information: 2nd Monday of each month
Military & Veterans Affairs Committee - Interim Chair: Scot Andrews sandrews@peoriachamber or key contact Tony Montagnino (Marine)
The Military & Veterans Affairs Committee serves to honor active and retired military and maintain the Chamber’s partnership with Luke Air Force Base, our US congressional representatives and City of Peoria leaders with a passion to serve our veterans. The Peoria Chamber values service in all branches of the military, raises funds to help veterans.
The Committee supports the Wing Orientation program. Members of the Chamber are eligible to provide offers, collateral marketing and other informational that is given to each new arrival in person during the orientation program at Luke AFB.
Meeting Information: 4th Wednesday of each month
Government Affairs Committee - Chair: Liz Recchia
The Governmental Affairs Committee monitors local, City, State and National information related to business in Peoria and the West Valley. This committee features many legislative experts from throughout the Phoenix metropolitan. The committee serves to inform members regarding important initiatives and changes in legislation. When needed, the committee provides opportunities for members to engage in the legislative process by contacting elected officials regarding issues that may impact your business. Annually the committee publishes Policy Statements on all topics related to the Chamber and local government.
Meeting Information: 3rd Wednesday of each month
Community Affairs Committee (New/Forming) - Chair: Stephanie Klingener
"An opportunity to make a life changing impact within the community" The Community Affairs (CAC) is here to serve the City of Peoria and the West Valley by assisting businesses, residents, churches, non-profits and other community support groups to serve the vast needs within our community. The initial focus will be achieved by focusing on advocacy, outreach, mental health awareness, building relationships and encouraging community support, development and assistance.
Meeting Information: TBD subject to final approval from CEO and Board of Directors. More to come!