• CHAMBER COMMITTEES


    LEGISLATIVE

    The legislative committee monitors and advises the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce on legislative and regulatory issues on the local, state and federal levels, and promotes the interests of our membership. The Chamber’s legislative policy positions are vetted by the committee and adopted by majority vote of the Chamber’s board of directors. For the most updated legislative policy positions, visit the Chamber’s website.


    Chair

    Karen Fountain

    Karen Fountain

    Karen Fountain
     703.455.3100

    For more information about legislation the Chamber is tracking, and how you can support the legislative committee the Committee Chair

           

    MARKETING

    The marketing committee coordinates the dissemination of information on all things related to the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. Communication outreach focuses on both member, potential-member, and community audiences. Creative marketing efforts are in support of membership initiatives, events, visibility within the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce community, community involvement, member support and general Chamber news and policies.


    Chair

    Meghan Snyder

    Meghan Snyder

    Meghan Snyder Communications
    703.909.2975

    The committee meets the third Wednesday of the month for a lunchtime meeting. For more information please contact the Committee Chair.

           

    EMERGING LEADERS

    Emerging Leaders, formerly the young professionals group, is a dynamic group of emerging leaders who enjoy networking and connecting in an approachable atmosphere to create personal and professional relationships that play a key role in their development and success, now and in the future. The group meets the last Wednesday of the month for a happy hour meeting.


    Chair

    Dakota Snyder

    Dakota Snyder

    Greenspring
    703.923.3131 x 604-3214

    The committee meets the last Wednesday of the month for a happy hour meeting. For more information please contact the Committee Chair.

           

    MEMBERSHIP

    Responsibilities include mentoring and assisting new members in assimilating and getting the maximum benefits out of their respective GSCOC membership. This often includes occasional one to one meetings, good will phone calls, or other methods of contact to facilitate the needs of both new and existing members to maximize the membership value in GSCOC and to strengthen retention. As a committee ideas are passed to the executive board to help in the creation of recruitment and retention programs or processes. All Chamber members are invited to display the Chamber logo in-store and online.

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    Chair

    Ray Manfredi

    Ray Manfredi

    Allstate Northern VA // Ray Manfredi Agency
    877.971.8830

    The membership committee meets monthly. For more information please contact the Committee Chair.

           

    VETERANS 

    The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Veterans Committee is committed to servicing our military members and their families. A very important part of the Committee’s mission is to take care of veterans which includes preparing them and connecting job seekers to careers after military service. Our veterans represent a valuable resource for employers needing highly qualified talents.

    Help us grow our Honor Roll of veteran-owned businesses.

    Help us recognize local military with our community service award.


    Chair

    George Faulk

    George Faulk

    K&B Property Solutions, LLC
    571.480.0212

    The committee typically meets once a quarter. For more information please contact the Committee Chair.

    Resources for veterans in the workplace, and employers: