The Chamber’s Business Leadership Council was established more than a dozen years ago as a “sounding board” and “boots on the ground” committee composed primarily of small business owners within the Chamber. The council also organized events including the annual Business Expo and Business After Hours until those tasks were absorbed by Chamber staff.
More recently, the Business Leadership Council has focused more of its efforts on local government issues. The BLC helped organize the Chamber’s City Commissioner candidate forum held last fall, which was moderated by Chairman Lambert.
Now, Lambert says it’s time to review the roles and responsibilities of the BLC to make it more effective going forward.
“It’s time to re-invent it,” Lambert told the Chamber board this week. “How do we make the changes to make it the most effective right now?”
Board Chairman Mark Eckhoff will appoint a Task Force of board members to work with Lambert on the BLC overhaul. Follow the Chamber Bulletin for an update this spring.
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