The mandate of the Business Development Committee is to promote and support growth and development of business in the community. This committee will create a learning environment and share information with members through special events, expert speakers, and workshops regarding employment, labour and job creation, workplace legislation and best HR practices, always attempting to help our members improve their knowledge base and develop new skills to strengthen their business. This committee will oversee the Eastman Immigrant Services program and the English at Work program, and ensure they stay vibrant and relevant.
The mandate of the Community Relations Committee is to bring business and community together. This committee will coordinate various community events and will participate in community initiatives. They will work to ensure the community is aware of the Chamber's projects and activities, and in doing so, promote the values and work of the organization. They will look for ways to support and celebrate the work of our many local not-for-profit organizations, and will support tourism in our area.
The mandate of the Membership Services Committee is to develop and implement effective marketing, mentoring, and membership programs to achieve Chamber retention and recruitment objectives. This committee will actively pursue new memberships and retain existing memberships through the provision of value to all members, and will identify and respond to the changing needs of the membership. These committee members will be Chamber ambassadors in the business community.