Committees

Please consider participating in one of the Committees that support the Chamber activities. Serving one on one of our Committees is an effective way to further maximize your return-on-investment. Our member committees assist in event planning and help innovate new ideas for member/business relationships. Serving on a committee is also an excellent way to provide professional development opportunities to your employees.

 

Ambassadors Club

Serving as the goodwill arm of the Chamber, the Ambassadors club assists in various activities including: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies, Business After Hours, Membership contact and retention, Operation Thank You, and many other activities. It is the goal of the Ambassadors Club to increase membership and member’s knowledge of programs, services and the benefits of the Chamber.

For more information contact Brenna Leger at 910-947-3141 ext. 236 or membership@jacksonvilleonline.org

 

Events Committees

The Chamber hosts several signature events for the betterment of the community. In order to make these events successful, working committees assist with the implementation of the event. The Events Committees are as follows:

Business Expo Committee-The largest Business Expo in Onslow County, featuring more than 100 booths.

Administrative Professional Breakfast Committee.-An annual celebration that honors the hard working men and women in our community and recognizes one individual as the Administrative Professional of the Year.

Education Golf Tournament Committee-This tournament raises money for student scholarships, Salute to Excellence Program and the Sturgeon City Youth Leadership program .

Christmas Holiday Committee- Each year, the Saturday before Thanksgiving the Jacksonville Onslow Chamber of Commerce presents the Annual Christmas Parade. It’s one of the premier parades in Eastern North Carolina.

For more information contact Sabrina Thomas at 910-347-3141 ext. 235 or specialevents@jacksonvilleonline.org

 

Small Business Committee

The Small Business Committee is a group of volunteer business owners, managers and leaders who operate new and established businesses in Onslow County. This Committee serves as an open forum to provide resources and partners with The Small Business Center providing seminars of various business topics and guest speakers specific to industry to assist with challenges faced in the business community.

For more information contact Lisa Murabito at 910-347-3141 ext 251 or businessservices@jacksonvilleonline.org

Workforce Advisory Committee

The Workforce Advisory Committee is a combined effort of the Chamber of Commerce, Onslow County Schools, Coastal Carolina Community college and the local business community to identify challenges and opportunities in our local workforce and facilitate the free flow of ideas to implement solutions. The primary goal is to encourage relationships between students and businesses that will allow the students to explore skilled trades and advanced education opportunities within the County, both before and after high school graduation.

For more information contact Lisa Murabito at 910-347-3141 ext 251 or businessservices@jacksonvilleonline.org

 

Minority Business Services Committee

The Minority Business Services Committee consists of a volunteer group of minority business owners working together to spearhead the business initiative. The committee is a major component of the outreach efforts to help resolve issues that impact the minority business community.

For more information contact Lisa Murabito at 910-347-3141 ext 251 or businessservices@jacksonvilleonline.org

Governmental Affairs Committee

The Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee, working on behalf of business in Jacksonville/Onslow County in the legislative arena, ensures that your voice will be heard on issues of importance on a local, state and national level. This committee presents important issues to the public through Forum Onslow. Membership to this committee is by appointment only and requires a special application.

For more information contact Janet Bowen at 910-347-3341 ext 224 or operations@jacksonvilleonline.org

 

Military Affairs Committee

Helping to foster exemplary military/civilian relations, the committee realizes the value of a unit-ed business and military community in Jacksonville and Onslow County. Membership to this committee is by appointment only and requires a special application.

For more information contact Holly Montalvo at 910-347-3141 ext. 226 or mac@jacksonvilleonline.org