There are many different opportunities for NEJC Chamber members to get involved with programs and events. These decision-making positions work with Chamber staff to to help plan and execute major events and act as strong representatives of the Chamber.
If you’re interested in joining a committee, please contact Lauren Vaughan at 913-262-2141
Annual Gala Committee
The Annual Dinner is the Chamber’s signature event each year. The committee works on the concept and details of the Gala, securing sponsorships and auction item donations, as well as inviting Chamber members and the community to attend this signature event. The Annual Gala Committee meets from March to November.
Golf Classic Committee
The Golf Classic Committee plans the Chamber’s Annual Golf Classic that is held each year in June. Committee members secure sponsorships and prizes for the tournament, invite Chamber members to participate as golfers and volunteers, and manage all details of the day’s events. This committee meets from January to June.
The Legislative Committee meets to discuss issues for the upcoming legislative session and establishes a legislative agenda to communicate to our elected officials. The committee continues to serve as a voice on legislative issues for area businesses throughout the year. This committee primarily meets around the legislative session from November to April.
Leadership Northeast Committee
The Leadership Northeast Committees consist of the Curriculum Committee and the Alumni Committee. The Curriculum Committee plans and coordinates the topics, activities and speakers for each of the nine session of Leadership Northeast. This committee meets in the fall months to plan the next year’s curriculum. The Alumni Committee reaches out to all Leadership Northeast graduates since 1989 to keep in contact and notify them of LNE updates and reunions.
The EdgeJC Committee meets once a month to coordinate and plan upcoming events for the EdgeJC young professionals group. The monthly EdgeJC events are focused on one component of the EdgeJC mission: “Education, Building Relationships, and Serving the Community.”