Get on the Right Track! 

Join a Chamber Committee

Don’t let the opportunity to make your voice heard pass you by. Being a committee member is the best way to meet area business leaders, direct Chamber events/policy and grow the Chamber AND your business! 

To join, either contact Ruthann Carr at 434-589-3262, or the committee chair.


Chair: Bonnie Mackin ( 

The Connect committee is responsible for planning and implementing events, making sure all members are heard and connected with the Chamber and recruiting new members. If you are a creative event planner and love to meet people and help them know they’re important, the Connect committee is the place for you!


Chair: Darryl Gibson ( 

On the Promote committee you’ll get the word out about the Chamber via social media and other marketing techniques. You’ll use your skills to make sure everyone knows about Chamber events and the great work the Chamber does to help “Grow Every Business.” You’ll also help get together the Annual Guide. If you love marketing and telling everyone about our services, the promote committee is where you should be!


Chair: Valerie Palamountain (
 The Educate committee chooses webinar and workshop topics and finds speakers for events. As a part of the Educate committee you’ll also oversee the Chamber scholarship program helping to find applicants, choose winners and present the scholarships. If you love teaching and learning and you like directing workshop topics, the Educate committee would love to have you!