If you are interested in joining any of the following committees, please reach out to Chamber Staff for more information.
The Wasilla Chamber Ambassadors are an elite group of Chamber Members charged with assisting the Wasilla Chamber Staff with business outreach, member retention and education, supporting member celebrations (including ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings), and welcoming new members to the Wasilla Chamber.
The Budget Committee is responsible for the preparation and oversight of an operating budget covering all activities of the Chamber. The Budget Committee also suggests ways and means of conserving and increasing revenues, oversees the monthly financial reports, and is responsible for reporting the financial position of the Chamber to the Board of Directors.
Policy & Bylaw Committee
The Policy and Bylaw Committee is responsible for establishing procedures and formulating policies. These policies shall be maintained in a policy manual, to be reviewed annually and revision recommendations made as necessary by the standing Policy & Procedure Review Committee. The Board of Directors is responsible for establishing the Bylaws. These Bylaws shall be reviewed annually and revision recommendations made as necessary by the standing Bylaw Review Committee and presented to the membership for a mandatory vote at the annual meeting.
Nominating & Governance Committee
This committee's charge is to identify potential board members and plan and facilitate Board training opportunities. This committee has oversight of the annual Board of Directors nominations & elections process in its entirety; including actively seeking and vetting appropriate candidates on a continual basis, collecting applications for annual Board elections, presenting a slate of candidates to the Board of Directors, and ensure election oversight to include certification of election results, contact with candidates and oversight of election procedures. This committee is responsible for the facilitation of annual board training and learning opportunities, annual board surveys and evaluations, as well as triennial third-party board training.
Government Affairs Committee
This committee focuses on local transportation, education, economic development, and other legislative issues that may affect our members. This committee is charged with vetting all requests for letters of support that fall outside of the currently approved Priorities statements, as well as hosting legislative education sessions and election forums and debates. The Government Affairs Committee publishes a list of GAC Legislative Priorities annually that may be found here.
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