• Committees

  • Board Development
    Chairman, Matt Feleppa, Mercer County State Bank
    The Board Development Committee is responsible for oversight of the Board and the governance of the Chamber including, but not limited to, the structure, composition, and conduct of the Board, assessment of the Board’s performance, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. This committee meets on a quarterly basis and more as needed.

     

    Finance  
    Chairman, Jennifer Mitchell, HBK CPAs & Consultants
    The Treasurer shall be the Chair of the Finance Committee.  The Committee shall be responsible for overseeing the financial affairs of the Chamber including, but not limited to, collection and disbursement of funds, management of assets, budgeting, investments, and fiscal policies.   This group will meet on a quarterly basis and more as needed.

     

    Government Affairs/Political Advocacy
    Chairman:
    The Government Affairs committee is charged with the facilitation of communication and education between the business community, local, state and federal government and further, to engage in regular communication with regional, state and national Chambers of Commerce regarding business policies and laws.

     

    Ambassadors
    Chairman: Pete Mierke, The Area Shopper

    The Ambassador Committee’s key objective is the retention of Chamber members and the generation of revenues through the expansion of the Chamber’s membership and services supporting the members.  This group meets monthly on the second Thursday of each month.

     

    Executive  
    Chairman: Ken Lindberg:  Northwestern REC
    The Executive committee consist of the Board officers of president, vice president, secretary and treasurer along with the Chamber Executive Director and Finance Coordinator. This group discusses the Chamber finances, membership renewals, membership retention rates, monthly events and ensures Chamber standards are being met.  This committee meets the Thursday prior to the Monthly Board meeting.

     

    Golf
    Chairman: Christa Battin
    The Golf Committee plans and coordinates the Annual Golf Outings. This committee collects donations for prizes, auction items, sponsorships and ensures the day is a well-attended, fun filled day for members. This committee meets monthly or more as needed.

     

    Leadership Meadville
    This committee plans and organizes the Leadership Meadville Class Orientation, monthly classes and graduation celebration.