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  • Chamber Committees

    The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce invites you to become part of our various committees.  A brief summary of the committees are listed below. If you are ready to join a committee, please fill out the form below and let us know which committee you are interested in.


  • Young Professionals Committee

    For young professionals, 21-40 years old. This is a NEW committee and will develop a YP program for Garrett County. If interested in joining, please contact Holly Lane at 301.387.6171 or email below.

    Staff Leader: Holly Lane, holly@garrettchamber.com
    Chairperson: Laura Fike, Garrett Mentors


  • Marketing Roundtable Committee

    An opportunity for area marketing professionals to discuss marketing strategies and ideas for promoting the community to visitors and guests. If interested in joining, please contact Sarah Duck at 301.387.8746 or email below.

    Staff Leader: Sarah Duck, sarah@garrettchamber.com
    Chairperson: Linda Carr, Lake-Front Magazine

    Meetings are held every other month at the Chamber conference room.


  • Autumn Glory Committee

    We welcome volunteers to help plan and coordinate the annual October event including the Gran Feature Parade, Kick-off Dinner & Reception and Craft & Gift Show. If interested in joining, please contact Sarah Duck at 301.387.8746 or email below.

    • Parade
    • Autumn Glory Dinner
    • Signage
    • Craft Show
    • Marketing & Advertising
    • Royalty Court
    • Golden Ambassador
    • Fall Foliage Tours
    • Sponsorships

    Staff Leader: Sarah Duck, sarah@garrettchamber.com
    Chairperson: Jeremy Bittner, Railey Mountain Lake Vacations

    Meetings are held every month, April through October at the Chamber conference room.


  • Membership Committee

    Help develop ways to enhance member benefits. This committee helps choose topics and locaitons for Member Events such as Business After Hours, Business Before Hours and seminars. In addition this committee reviews and recommends member benefits. If interested in joining, please contact Nick Sharps at 301.387.5237 or email nick@garrettchamber.com.
     
    Chairperson: Lisa Ratliff, Wisp Resort

    Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month immediately following the Chamber Board meeting in the conference room at the Chamber conference room.

  • Garrett County Diplomats

    Serve as greeters at Chamber events, deliver new member packets, attend ribbon cuttings/grand openings/ground breakings, assist with member retention and compete for a chance to be the Diplomat of the Year recognized at the Chamber's Annual Dinner. If interested in joining, please contact Nick Sharps at 301.387.5237 or email nick@garrettchamber.com.

    Chairperson: Sarena Rodeheaver, First United Bank & Trust

    Meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at 9am at the Chamber conference room.

     

  • Legislative Affairs Committee

    Discuss local, state and federal legislative issues and inform the membership of issues impacting their business and/or our community. If interested in joining, pelase contact Nicole Christian at 301.387.8745 or email below.

    Staff Leader: Nicole Christian, nicole@garrettchamber.com
    Chairperson: Shane Grady, Boal & Associates

    Meetings are held are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except January) at noon. Locations rotate.


  • Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area Sub-Committees

    The Heritage Area has four sub-committees to serve upon: Education Committee, Marketing Committee, Development Committee and Grants Committee. If interested in joining one of the sub-committees please contact Jen Durben at 301.387.5238 or email below.

    Heritage Area & Groups Manager: Jen Durben, jen@garrettchamber.com


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