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.


Researching, discussing and implementing communications and marketing strategies for the Chamber.

Chair: Kelso Kennedy

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

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

Chair: Mary Vellani and Vineet Verghese

Oversees the financial status of the organization.

Chair: Ryan Gorder

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: Justin Levine

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

Chair: Jennifer McKinnon

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: Vivien Symington