Committees

Committees 2018-03-05T17:47:17+00:00

Economic Development

Promote economic development, recruit industries and retention of current business/industry to the county.

Chair – Junior Briner

Sub-Committee – Intermodal
Chair – Junior Briner


Membership

Enhance recruitment and retention of Chamber members.

Chair – Gretchen Hunt


Tourism

Seeks to boost economic development by attracting visitors to Lawrence County. The committee actively develops and markets tourist attractions in the county utilizing such assets as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Highway 67, historical sites and museums, hunting and fishing, natural beauty, local festivals and other attractions.

Co-Chairs – Charles & Jackie Snapp

Sub-Committee – Festival
Co – Chairs – Charles & Jackie Snapp


Transportation

– To stay abreast of issues and opportunities regarding roads and highways, airports, railroads, rail travel, walking and bicycling trails, and other transportation matters which affect Lawrence County.
– To serve as a liaison between the Chamber and entities which deal with transportation issues, including government agencies, transportation related companies, and advocacy groups.
– To advocate for transportation projects and policies which will benefit Lawrence County

Chair – Brett Cooper


Agriculture

Work to enhance the position agriculture plays in our economy. This committee will also work with Randolph County to set up an Ag Expo.

Chair – Caleb Wall


Education

Establish projects and activities that uphold the values of business and school interaction with the intent of better informing students of career choices and provide positive role models through mentoring programs.

Chair – Aaron Andrews


Leadership Lawrence County

This committee is designed to help develop leaders in Lawrence County, both adults and youth.

Chair – Junior Briner


Community Revitalization and Beautification

Promote and enable economic development by restoring and revitalizing Lawrence County.

Chair – Sharna Butts


Business Expo & Job Fair

Promote businesses and recruit applicants for job positions.

Chair – Valarie Green


Finance

Evaluate Chamber financials and make a budget and business plan to ensure the Chamber is financially on tract to be self-sustaining.

Chair – Amy Fitzgerald


Legislative

Develop specific projects and programs that enhance the relationship between the business community and government. This committee will also monitor current issues when the legislature is in session.

Chair – Fran Cavenaugh


Shop Local

Develop specific projects and programs that promote businesses to the consumer.

Chair – Lorra Whitmire