Economic Development

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

Chair – Milton Smith

Sub-Committee – Intermodal
Chair – Fran Cavenaugh


 

Membership

Enhance recruitment and retention of Chamber members.

Chair – Lloyd Clark


 

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
Chair – Lorra Whitmire


 

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 – Frema Gipson


 

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 – Anthony Pinkston


 

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 – Dina Hufstedler


 

Business Expo & Job Fair

Promote businesses and recruit applicants for job positions.

Chairs – Debbie Smith & Kelly Aaron


 

Finance

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

Chair – Fran Cavenaugh


 

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