Chamber Committees and Councils
Networking luncheons are held on the third Thursday of each month, location varies, at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15.00 for members. To RSVP call 851-2555 or e-mail Donna Milakovic, dmilakovic [at] thechamber.org with "WBN" in the Subject line. Board meetings are held on the last Monday of every month at noon. This meeting is for appointed positions only.
The Women's Division of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to serving their communities and helping to make them a better place to live. Member luncheons are held the fourth Thursday of each month with the location varying month to month. New members are always welcome. Contact Donna Milakovic at (801) 851-2555 or e-mail dmilakovic [at] thechamber.org to join. RSVPs are needed to attend. Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. (for appointed positions only). Annual dues are $15. Click for more information.
This is the welcoming committee of the Chamber. They support all Grand Openings, ribbon cuttings, and greet all members at chamber functions. All are invited to attend these celebrations. Luncheons are held on the second Tuesday at noon at a different restaurant each month. Please contact the Member Director, Neil Smith, at (801) 851-2556 or e-mail nsmith [at] thechamber.org with "Pacesetters" in the Subject line to get involved.
Community Development Council
This council plans special projects and events for the community and Chamber members including the Utah Valley Leadership Conference, the Taste of the Valley, the Great Kids Award and more. These events recognize outstanding individuals, provide educational resources, and connect local businesses to the community. Contact John Whittaker, Events Director, at 851-2564 or e-mail jwhittaker [at] thechamber.org with "Community Development Council" in the Subject line to get involved.
The Policy Committee
As the legislative council of the Chamber, this council makes recommendations to the Chamber Board concerning issues impacting the business community. This committee meets the first Wednesday of the month. Contact Val Hale at (801) 851-2555 or e-mail vhale [at] thechamber.org with "Government Review Council" in the Subject line to be involved.
Business Development Council
Focusing on individual and business development, this group oversees educational seminars, the Business Expo and the Leads Groups to provide learning and networking opportunities to increase business. Contact the Events Director, John Whittaker, at (801)851-2564 or e-mail jwhittaker [at] thechamber.org with "Business Development Council" in the Subject line to get involved.
Membership Development Council
This council, formed to research benefits to offer Chamber members such as long distance packages, workers compensation, etc. It also has a strong focus on membership retention and bringing in new members. Contact Neil Smith, Member Director, at (801) 851-2556 or e-mail nsmith [at] thechamber.org with "Membership Development Council" in the Subject line to get involved.
This council oversees Chamber communications and publications — the monthly newsletter, the annual Metro Guide and Map, Friday Facts and Member Extras. Additionally, this committee assists the PR Director with media relations, the Annual Report and Program of Work. Contact Val Hale at (801) 851-2555 or e-mail vhale [at] thechamber.org or Donna Milakovic at dmilakovic [at] thechamber.org with "Communications Council" in the subject line to assist with this council.