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.


Join a committee in 2021!

Looking for ways to become more involved with the Chamber while growing your network? Help us grow local business and shape the community by applying to join a committee! Each committee meets on a regular basis and reports on the status of their respective objectives to the Chamber Board.

Click here to apply today! Deadline is Friday January 8, 2021.



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.

Chair: Randy Webster

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

Chair: Mary Vellani and Vineet Verghese

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

Chair: Celia Chiang

Oversees the financial status of the organization.

Chair: Ryan Whittle

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: Michael Hind

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