Committees

Ambassadors Committee

Official welcoming and outreach group for new and ongoing members. All new members are paired with an ambassador upon joining.

Environment Committee

Promotes green initiatives and helps businesses adopt environmentally friendly practices in cost efficient ways.

Finance Committee

A sub-committee of the Board of Directors led by the chamber’s treasurer, the Finance Committee provides oversight of the chamber’s budget and financial policies.

Golf Committee

Assists the staff with the planning and execution of our annual Children's Charitable Golf Tournament.

Governance Committee

A sub-committee of the Board of Directors, the Governance Committee makes recommendations related to the board’s role, composition and by-laws. The committee nominates qualified individuals based on criteria to be elected as board members.

Lawyers Council

Organizes quarterly legal themed programming, primarily panels and workshops to help local business professionals navigate common legal challenges.

Membership Committee

Task force of marketing professionals that work with the chamber’s membership director to develop strategies to recruit and retain members, and expand the reach of the chamber’s message.

N2 Innovation District Task Force

Steering committee of public officials, property owners, entrepreneurs, educators and business leaders . The group develops programming, marketing strategies and key initiatives for creating a suburban destination for innovation sector companies, as well as to cultivate a live, learn, work, play culture within the area.

Needham Business Alliance

Comprised of business, civic and community leaders working together to ensure the economic and cultural vitality of Needham through events, awareness campaigns and strategic initiatives.

Nonprofit Committee

Coordinates events and initiatives designed to serve the nonprofit community including informal networking events, and periodic guest speakers and workshops. The group also seeks to build valuable and lasting partnerships between for-profit and nonprofit members of the chamber.

Real Estate Committee

Organizes real estate events and reviews/advises on trends and developments. Programs range from in-depth forums to social networking events.

Scholarship Committee

Reviews applications and awards two scholarships every spring to graduating high school seniors from Newton and Needham.

Special Events Committee

Plans the chamber’s marquee annual events, most notably the Annual Fall Business Breakfast and Spring Seasonings. 

Women in Networking Committee

Organizes a wide variety of networking opportunities, social events, business development workshops and panel discussions. Events include the very popular members-only monthly Women in Networking lunch series as well as seminars and guest speakers on timely issues.

Young Professionals Group

Organizes events and creates opportunities for area professionals between the ages of 21-40 to make connections and grow their professional networks. The group hosts monthly after work networking meetups including a trivia night, cornhole tournament and annual toy drive.


 


 


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