Your Volunteer Opportunities

Ambassadors/Membership Growth Committee:

Chair:  Dianne Stewart
Staff Liaison: Stephanie Leonhard
Purpose: Purpose: To actively volunteer, plan and coordinate select Chamber events and promote them within The Chamber organization and in the community. Assist in retention & recruitment efforts to maintain a strong membership.
Events/Programming:  Business Appreciation Picnic, Holiday Reception, Golf Outing, Scholarship Fundraisers
Meeting Frequency:  Second Wednesday at 12:00pm (rotates restaurant locations each month)

Leadership Manitowoc County Committee:

Chair:  Lacey Silbernagel, CLA
Staff Liaison: Shannon Pelky
Purpose:  Alumni of the Leadership Manitowoc County program plans, coordinates and facilitates the Leadership Manitowoc County program; promotes the program; recruit new leaders to participate in the program; set forth the guidelines that the program should follow into the future; and actively participate as a Leader in the program and in the community.
Events/Programming: Leadership & Jr. Leadership Manitowoc County
Meeting Frequency:  First Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

Legislative Committee:

Chair:  Rick Carey
Staff Liaison:  Abbey Quistorf
Purpose:  Assist The Chamber in facilitating discussion between Chamber members and area elected officials while helping to promote and enhance the Manitowoc County business community.
Events/Programming:  Business Connects with Government Luncheons, Candidates Forums, Business Updates
Meeting Frequency:  First Friday at 7:00am

Manitowoc County Partners in Education Committee:

Chair:  Sara Greenwood, School District of Mishicot
Staff Liaison: Stephanie Leonhard
Purpose: Collaborates with business and community partners to support workforce development. Collaborates with community partner on issues specific to Manitowoc County. Fostering relationships between our local businesses, school districts and colleges to expose students to future career opportunities.
Events/Programming: Career Expo, Middle School Events, Heavy Metal Bus Tour, Made Here Bus Tour, Reality Store
Meeting Frequency:  As needed

Marketing Advisory Committee:

Chair:  Michael Farley, UnitedOne Credit Union
Staff Liaison: Shannon Pelky
Purpose:  Assist The Chamber and the members with marketing tools and strategies.
Events/Programming:  Lunch & Learns, Webinars and Seminars
Meeting Frequency:  3rd Thursday, at 1:00 p.m.

Safety, Health & Wellness Committee:

Chairs: Kristin Jacques, Bellin Health, & Patsy Romback, Aurora Health Care

Staff Liaison: Shannon Pelky
Purpose:  Provide the community with education and resources to promote wellness practices that enhance health and safety in the workplace. Events include monthly speaker programs/forums, as well an annual programs such as the Safety Symposium and National Employee Health & Fitness Day.
Events/Programming:  National Employee Health & Fitness Day, Educational Seminars and Forums
Meeting Frequency:  Second Thursday at 7:30am

Young Professionals of Manitowoc County Committee:

Chair:  Lindsey Krause, Bartow Builders
Staff Liaison:  Stephanie Leonhard
Purpose: A diverse group of individuals between the ages of 21-40 living and/or working in Manitowoc County who enjoy connecting with one another, growing our careers and serving our community.
Events/Programming: YP Month, YP Connect (Networking) Events, YP Grow (Educational) Events, YP Serve (Volunteer) Events, YP Annual Banquet
Meeting Frequency:  Second Thursday at 3:30 p.m.