Chamber Members who are interested in serving on one of these committees, please contact the chamber office (503) 636-3634 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board of Directors
Local business leaders guide the Chamber of Commerce. They meet the third Wednesday of each month at the Chamber office, 7:30 am.
President: Julia Fowler
Executive Committee/Finance Committee
The Executive Committee consists of senior members of the Board of Directors this committee provides updates and insights for the effective management of the organization. The Executive Committee meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Chamber office, 7:30 am. The Finance Committee meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Chamber office, 7:30 am.
The Ambassadors Committee is responsible for running the Friday morning Networking events, the semi-monthly Business After Hours, ribbon-cuttings, monthly membership retention calls and acting as cheerleaders for the Chamber at other events in the community. The 15 ambassadors meet the first Thursday of the month at the Chamber office, 9 am.
Chair: Katie Wojda
Government Affairs Committee
The Government Affairs Committee is responsible for researching issues of importance to the business community and then making recommendations to the Board of Directors on how to respond. It may be to endorse or oppose or merely to provide education for the membership to make its own decisions. They also will hold forums on important issues and political forums on candidates running for public office. The committee may also make recommendations to support certain candidates they feel will be friendly to the needs of local business. The Government Affairs Committee meets the second Thursday of the month at the Chamber office, noon.
Chair: Amy Thurman
Downtown Lake Oswego Business Committee
This committee is made up of Lake Oswego business owners who meet to create promotions for the downtown businesses and to advocate through the Chamber for their needs at City Hall. This committee meets the second Tuesday at the Chamber office, 8:30 am.
Chair: John Lamotte
The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have established the task forces that the Chamber will work with this year.
Members who are interested in serving on one of these committees, please contact the chamber at the bottom of this page.