Highlights of the November Chamber Minutes

from President, Karen Debergh

Executive Report

Karen Debergh reported on the Executive Committee (included in package). The committee look at what they wanted to accomplish this year. The message boards need to be changed sooner; Tina will give Gary a schedule of when it needs to be changed and what the message should be.
Karen and Mark attended the Walking Bridge Meeting on behalf of the Chamber; repairs to begin in the spring.

Karen attended the Feature Act meeting at the Chatham Chamber; the next presentation will be in April.

Karen and Chuck attended a meeting at the Chatham Chamber regarding the CK Branding site.

Carmen McGregor reported on the Age Friendly Committee. This is a community committee which is led by Devin Andrews who works with the Senior Advisory Council. A survey was sent out approximately 9 months ago. Plans and recommendations will be sent to council based on the outcome of the survey. Carmen will bring a draft to the Chamber for input before it goes to council.

Committee Reports

  • Finance Committee: Randy McNeil discussed the financial reports (included in package). Randy will be changing the reports; miscellaneous revenues and expenses will be broken up. The committees need budgets that are reasonably accurate.Karen Debergh discussed the committee structure and what each committee does. Each director will need to be on at least one committee. The Special Events Committee has several sub-committees; when sub-committees are done members will go back to the Special Events Committee. The Marketing and Membership Committees usually merge. For the Strategic Planning Committee they would like to see more community members on this committee. It was suggested that something be sent out to the media to look for individuals who would like to sit on any of the committees. This could be added to the e-blast as well.

Next board meeting – December 10, 2014 – 4:00 PM – Chamber office