Jeffersontown Chamber Committees

Committee Opportunities:

One of the best ways to get the most out of your membership in the Jeffersontown Chamber is to take an active role in one of our committees. Committees are a great way to broaden your network of contacts while learning about issues that impact your business and your community. Dive deeper with your involvement by participating in the committee that best suits your goals and interests.

If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact info@jtownchamber.com or call (502)267-1674 to get further details.

Below is a list of committees we offer here at the Jeffersontown Chamber and provides a brief description of what each committee wishes to achieve. Participation is free and available to all employees of MEMBER businesses and organizations.

Ambassador Committee:

Staff Contact: Mark Russell
The goal of the Ambassador Committee is to serve as a volunteer advocate in recruiting and retaining businesses to the Jeffersontown Chamber.

Responsibilities include:
-Being a positive advocate for the Jeffersontown Chamber businesses and their interests.
-Host new members at programs & events
-Deliver new member gifts/packets or other special items
-Help recruit sponsors for various events/programs
-Attend Ribbon Cuttings

Meetings & Members of Committee:
The Ambassador Committee meets once every month at a location and time deemed convenient and appropriate for those committee members. The committee is made up of a diverse group of professionals interested in meeting new people and are will to collaborate with new businesses. Members MUST be in good financial standing with the Jeffersontown Chamber.

Communication Committee:

Staff Contact: Kasey Kraus
The goal of the Communication Committee is to work with the staff and collaborate on all Chamber marketing materials, websites, & social media platforms. To help determine best practices for managing the website, social media and marketing materials.

Responsibilities include:
-Collaborate, monitor and strategize on responsible, effective and thoughtful marketing strategies.
-Advise, assist and recommend best practices that strengthen and preserve the Jeffersontown Chamber’s brand.
-Planning effective ways to engage with our members and the community of Jeffersontown.
-Discuss and review communication materials (website, social media, & printed materials) for the Chamber.

Meetings & Members of Committee:
The Communication Committee meets once a quarter at a location and time deemed convenient and appropriate for the committee members. The committee is to be made up of a diverse group of professionals specialized and experienced in Marketing, PR, Communications, Website Development, Social Media Platforms. Committee members MUST be in good financial standing with the Jeffersontown Chamber.

Finance Committee:

Staff Contact: Deana Karem
The goal of the Finance Committee is to work with staff on the Chamber budget, investment strategies and financial well-being. To determine best practices for the managing of funds and the coordination of investment strategies.

Responsibilities include:
-Collaborate, monitor and strategize on responsible, effective and thoughtful financial investments.
-Serve as a liaison related to the Jeffersontown Chamber’s audit.
-Advise, assist and recommend financial strategies that strengthen and preserve the financial well-being of the Chamber’s business operations.
-Assist in preparing the budget
-Monitor the budget

Meetings & Members of Committee:
The Finance Committee meets once every month (most months) at a location and time deemed convenient and appropriate for those committee members. The committee is to be made up of a diverse group of professionals specialized and experienced in financial investments, budgeting and banking. Members MUST be in good financial standing with the Jeffersontown Chamber.

Legislative Committee:

Staff Contact: Deana Karem
The goal of the Legislative Committee is to develop Chamber public policy positions on local, state and federal topics, and to develop a series of events/meetings that share up-to-date information on legislative issues impacting business and education.

Responsibilities include:
-Be a positive advocate for Jeffersontown Chamber businesses and their interests.
-Host elected officials at Chamber events/programs
-Develop programs/events offering Jeffersontown Chamber members a chance to network and learn from elected officials from various branches of government.
-Facilitate a survey of Jeffersontown Chamber members on topics most interesting and impactful to their business.

Meetings & Members of Committee:
The Legislative Committee meets on a as needed basis and is invited to participate in the weekly KY Chamber Legislative call during the legislative session. The committee is to be made up of a diverse group of professionals interested and/or specializing in policy issues at all levels of government. Members MUST be in good financial standing with the Jeffersontown Chamber.