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Ambassador Committee, Chairperson: Niki Spitzer (Niki’s Place at Salon Trio)
This group of members plans activities and events to welcome and involve new members, while becoming mentors to new and prospective chamber businesses.
Meeting: 1st Tuesday of every month at 4pm, South Miami Office
Chamber N-XT Committee, Chair: Mario Martinez (Process Design & Development-PD2); Chair-Elect: Mariano Martinez (City National Bank of Florida)
This young professionals group facilitates networking, volunteerism, and fun amongst the younger members of the Chamber. It looks to mentor its members to become the future leaders of their community.
Meeting: 3rd Wednesday of every month at 4pm, South Miami Office
Education and Business Coalition, Chairperson: Hon. Karyn Cunningham (United Teachers of Dade)
Businesses need a strong school system to thrive. This committee enables educators and business people to work together to ensure that our school system is providing a qualified workforce.
Meeting: Friday after the monthly General Membership Breakfast at 7:30am, South Miami Office
Governmental Affairs Committee, Co-Chairpersons: Carmen Baker (Process Design & Development-PD2) & Dennis Deblois (International Data Consultants-IDC)
Chamber South is a strong voice for business in our community. We represent the needs of businesses to local, state, and federal levels of government. Your input in this process is welcomed as we review critical issues that impact your business.
Meeting: 1st Thursday of every month at 7:30am, South Miami Office
Military Affairs Committee, Chairperson: Ken Kistner (CBT College); Chair-Elect: Pilar Montes (FirstBank Florida)
MAC supports our local military. Membership is by invitation, additional annual fee of $50.
Meeting: 2nd Thursday of every month at 8am, Palmetto Bay Office
Not for Profit Committee, Chairperson: Mindy Herris (University of Miami); Chair-Elect: Debi Moore (Gulliver Schools)
This committee was established to create synergy between our non-profit community organizations. It is our goal to leverage the community knowledge in developing and implementing charitable bequests and celebrating volunteerism as it enhances the quality of life in our community.
Meeting: Tuesday before the monthly General Membership Breakfast at 11:30am, Gulliver Schools Executive Offices
Small Business Committee, Chairperson: Allison Bhagwandat (The Collection Shop); EXPO Co-Chair: Diane Everett (First National Bank of South Miami)
This committee builds relationships with local businesses. They are main planners of the annual Chamber South Business Expo and are responsible for promoting it.
Meeting: 1st Friday of every month at 7:30am, South Miami Office
Transportation Committee / South Dade Municipal Coalition, Chairperson: Hon. Joseph Corradino (The Corradino Group)
An efficient transportation system is the backbone of our economy. This committee works with local leaders to enhance and coordinate Economic Development initiatives along the US1 corridor.
Meeting: 2nd Friday of every month at 8:00am, Palmetto Bay Office
Trustee Committee, Chairperson: Pam Mayers (EWM Realtors, Inc.)
Trustees come together at this meeting, as the leaders of the community, to facilitate connections between business owners in our service area through different events throughout the year.
Meeting: 1st Friday of every month at 9:00am, South Miami Office
Wellness Committee, Chairperson: Jan Hurley (Hurley Health Resources)
The mission of the Chamber South Wellness Committee is to promote a collaborative approach to personal and community wellness. We are committed to providing opportunities that facilitate, educate and support growth in the multiple dimensions of wellness.
Meeting: 2nd Friday of every month 8:00am, South Miami Office