• Committees

  • Why should I serve on a committee?

    Our Chamber plays a vital role in the growth and support of our community. Committees often facilitate programs that recognize community achievements, promote leadership, and draw attention to the positive aspects of living and working in the Republic area.

    By selecting a committee, you can match your passion and interests to service opportunities. Your involvement opens your business up for additional marketing opportunities, networking, idea sharing, increased business visibility, and so much more! Committees are open to all Chamber members and their employees. Add value to your Chamber membership and sign up for a committee today!

    Not sure which committee(s) to choose?

    Contact Andrea at the Republic Area Chamber of Commerce office to discuss options and determine where your strengths may best be utilized.

    Red Carpet Committee (Chairperson: Britny Goodman, Mid-Missouri Bank/Tammy Messier, Wells Fargo)

    • Objective: This committee provides the first impression of the Chamber to our new members. They will make contact with brand new members upon approval and plan the ribbon cutting ceremony.
    • Meeting Schedule: TBD (year round)

    Ambassadors (Chairperson: Mystic Richart, Richart’s Stone and Garden)

    • Objective: This committee is a vital part of our organization as it works to increase membership by recruiting and mentoring new members. Like our paid staff and Board of Director Ambassadors are out in the community engaging with organizations and other business professionals on a regular basis.
    • Meeting Schedule: TBD (year round)

    Economic Development (Chairperson: Andrea Banwart, RACC Executive Director)

    • Objective:  Dedicated to identifying and solving the key economic issues facing the City of Republic, this committee monitors key development projects in the City, as well as notable policies from our local legislators and how these projects and policies affect the Republic Area Business Community as a whole.
    • Meeting Schedule: TBD (year round)

    Education Committee (Chairperson: OPEN)

    • Objective: This committee promotes business partnership with the education community; selects scholarship recipients each year, participates in the welcoming of new teachers to the district, and oversees the Republic School District Teacher of the Year recipient process.
    • Meeting Schedule: TBD (year round)

    Events Committee (Chairperson: OPEN unless otherwise noted) Specific, known events are listed though offerings may change and grow in number throughout the year based on volunteers and participation.

    • Objective: Dream up and pursue membership-specific and community-minded events to well-serve our members and patrons. They are not responsible for all event implementation but assist in identifying a subcommittee to do so.
    • Meeting Schedule: TBD (year round)
    • Golf Tournament (Chairperson: Dustin Royster, The Bank of Missouri)
      • Objective: Coordinate the Republic Area Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament held during the summer.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (February-June)
    • Business and Home Expo (Chairperson: Melanie Wasson, Mid-Missouri Bank)
      • Objective: Coordinate the annual Business and Home Expo held at the beginning of each year.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (August-March)
    • Holiday Reception (Chairperson: OPEN)
      • Objective: Organize this membership event held on the first Tuesday in December.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (August-December)
    • Annual Awards Banquet (Chairperson: Andrea Banwart, RACC Executive Director)
      • Objective: Organize the event entertainment and menu.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (August-December)
    • Health and Wellness Fair (Chairperson: OPEN)
      • Objective: Coordinate the annual Health and Wellness Fair held each year in the Fall.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (April-September)
    • After Hours (Chair: OPEN)
      • Objective: Organize this networking event held monthly/bimonthly.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (January-December)
    • Community Wide Garage Sale (Chair: OPEN)
      • Objective: Organize this community service event held in the Spring.
      • Meeting Schedule: TBA (January-April)
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