Committees

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce committees oversee various aspects of Chamber business and meet on a regular or occasional basis depending on the nature of the committee.


Economic Development
Researching and supporting methods of and issues surrounding business in the Tri-Cities.

Chair: Michael Hind


Education
Seeking and securing business education topics, speakers, and opportunities for Chamber members.

Chair: Mary Vellani


Events
Planning and organizing the Tri-Cities Chamber eight signature events. 

Chair: Celia Chiang


Finance
Oversees the financial status of the organization.

Chair: Ryan Whittle


Governance
Oversees the organizational structure of the organization.

Chair: Daniel Richardson


Government Relations

Standing committee of the Board with executive authority over government relations, public policy, and advocacy at the Chamber.

Chair: Peter Kobayashi


Membership
Supporting Chamber members and discussing ideas and issues regarding membership.

Chair: Shannon Mitchell


Young Professionals

Guides the direction of the Tri-Cities Young Professionals program.

Chair: Jenifer Wright


Women in Business

Advocating, motivating, strengthening, encouraging, and developing female talent and leadership in the organization.

Chair: Jennifer McKinnon