2021 Chair

Kent Noland


Ambassador Committee

This committee is the “visible” public relations arm of the Chamber. They assist with membership recruitment, retention and provide appropriate Chamber representation at all of our events.

If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Ambassador Committee, please contact Kevin Jeffries, President & CEO, at

2021 Chair

Caitlin Waters



Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

The DEI Advisory Committee creates programming for Chamber members highlighting opportunities within our business community that support diversity and inclusion. Topics addressed include unconscious bias, racial diversity, women in the workforce, LGBTQ rights, and disability inclusion.

The Diverse-Owned Business Listing on the Chamber website provides the opportunity to connect diverse-owned Chamber members with one another, along with all other Chamber members seeking to diversify their network and/or supply chain.

If you’re interested in becoming a member of the DEI Advisory Committee, please contact Kevin Jeffries at

2021 Chair

Marissa Vidler

Clear  Box Insights



Marketing & Communications Committee

This committee works with Chamber staff to ensure a consistent and relevant communications strategy for the purposes of program messaging and promoting Chamber benefits. The committee helps evaluate existing programming and develops new programs to meet member needs with the aim of achieving membership growth and increased retention.

If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Marketing & Communications Committee, please contact Taylor Limoges, Programming & Communications Coordinator, at

2021 Chair

Greg Peppes


Economic Development Council

Business retention and recruitment activities for the area are the focus of this committee.  Members also keep up to date on development activities in the area.

For additional EDC resources, visit


If you are interested in joining the Economic Development Council, contact Kevin Jeffries, President & CEO, at or 913-356-6432

2020 Chair

Molly Haase


Legislative Task Force

If you need information resources for area businesses contact this committee. Those in this committee also represent City, County and State Legislative and Development issues.

Click here for 2021 State Legislative Priorities