Committees

Ambassador/Membership Committee

Board Chair: Tim Matulka

Objectives:  To educate, inform, promote and connect our member businesses.
Responsibilities: Lunch N Learns, Coffee and Connections, Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, Educational Events, Cold Cash Campaign, Member 2 Member Discounts, Networking Groups, New Member Orientation/Breakfast, Mentor Program

 

Business Development Committee

Board Chair: Bridgett Petzoldt

Objectives:  To support the local business community through representation and knowledge of City and County Regulations for Expanded Business Growth of the Gretna Community.
Responsibilities: Be business advocates, map details, demographic details, legislative and planning information and representation, city statistics

 

Events Committee

Board Chair: Andrew Consbruck

Objectives:  To create and organize events to bring members of the Chamber and Community together.  
Responsibilities: Schedule Events, Recruit and Organize volunteers, recruitment of Member businesses for participation, sponsorships, prizes and etc, Signage, Advertising

 

Finance Committee

Board Chair: Spencer Kimball

Objectives:  To assure that our members dollars are used wisely in a manner that champions business growth throughout our community, promoting and supporting our chamber members.
Responsibilities: Review major financial projects, oversee audits and budgeting and forecasting for the Chamber.

 

Gretna Days Parade Committee

Board Chair: Clay Heavican

Objectives: To assist members, businesses and other community groups that wish to participate in the Gretna Days Parade.
Responsibilities: Organize and facilitate the Gretna Days parade.

 

Marketing Committee

Board Chair: Bridgett Petzoldt

Objectives: To oversee marketing and messaging efforts that promote the Chamber, its members, organizational programs, events and the Gretna area.
Responsibilities: This committee is responsible for developing positive public relations supporting the benefits of Chamber Membership. This committee will oversee all matters related to the Chamber website and Chamber directory. This committee will assist with promoting its member businesses through the Chamber website, directory, social media and other channels and projects as identified. This committee will present new opportunities and projects to the board for approval.

 

Nomination/Election Committee

Board Chair: Carrol Murray

Objectives: To oversee promotion of our outstanding businesses through the annual award process, to assure we promote further education amongst our community through the high school scholarship program and to promote economic development in our community.
Responsibilities: This committee is responsible for the Annual Business Awards, Scholarship, and the Gretna Economic Development Fund Grant.