Committees

The Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce is stronger because of the participation of its members.  Members that volunteer make valuable business contacts, while serving the community.  If you are a member and are interested in becoming involved in one or more of the following Councils, please contact the Chamber at (479) 968-2530 or via email.  Any and all employees of a Chamber member business or organization may participate on Chamber committees or attend events.

Government Affairs
The goal of the Government Affairs councils is to reflect the business community viewpoint on federal, state, and local governmental matters, and maintain liaison with governmental agencies having developmental, regulatory, as well as advisory responsibilities in all aspects of commerce.

Leadership
The Russellville area is one of the major growth areas of Arkansas. New growth – both in terms of population and economy – means new problems, major new solutions to these problems and demands the involvement of informed and caring citizens. Leadership Russellville will offer informative learning opportunities in an atmosphere that stimulates participants to use both new and proven tools to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Economic Development
The economic development focus of the Chamber is to increase employment opportunities for the Russellville area, prospect selectivity for compatible new business, assist expansion of local firms, and support and enhance a healthy business climate for our region and state.

Quality of Place
Quality of Place is the soul of a successful community; the factors that go into it—places, experiences, and people—add up to the things that everyone wants in their communities. They have the ability to positively or negatively impact the quality of life of the people who live in, work in, play in, and visit Russellville and directly influence our future community and economic development. This group seeks to create extraordinary personal experiences in our community to help raise Russellville’s Quality of Place.

Education
The education council creates and maintains a partnership between the business community and local education systems by allowing business leaders and educators the opportunity to share ideas and foster a joint vision.

Membership Services
Membership Services conducts an ongoing program of membership recruitment and retention through person-to-person sales, conduct an overall Chamber relations program among the general public and the business community in conjunction with a community promotional effort & provide programs, seminars, etc., for member involvement and use.

Programs & Events
The Events Council is comprised of the Program & Events Committee and the Expo Committee. The purpose of the Events Council is to promote new and ongoing membership in the Chamber. The Events Council helps to plan and implement programs during the year, taking a lead role in selecting topics and speakers, and recruiting individuals for presentations on appropriate and current business issues.

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