The St. Charles Chamber has several committees, each run by a Chairman or 2 Co-Chairs. All members who participate in a committee are volunteers of the Chamber.
Each committee is also appointed a Chamber liaison, which is a chamber staff member. Committees have a responsibility to meet the needs of their respective groups of businesses through programming, sub-committees, and task forces.
Join a Chamber Committee
Help guide the direction of the neighborhood from events and marketing to business development. We encourage all motivated and insightful Chamber Members to get involved and positively impact the future of St. Charles.
Purpose: The Ambassadors Club members serve in an honorary capacity as official public relations representatives to Chamber members, new businesses, surrounding Chambers, and the business community at large with the objective of enhancing the positive image of the Chamber.
Meetings: 8AM, Quarterly Meetings
Purpose: To act as an extended sales force committed to helping each member grow their business through quality leads and referrals. Through relationships built in the group, we will provide personal introductions and recommendations.
Friday LEAD$ Meetings: 8:30AM-9:45AM, Every Friday.
Wednesday LEAD$ Meetings: 8:15AM-9:15AM, 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
Fox Valley Professionals Co – Operative LEAD$ Meetings: 7:45AM-9:00AM, First and Third Friday monthly.
2016-2017 Chair: Dave Broz
Purpose: Provide meaningful information for Chamber membership and selected advocacy on behalf of Chamber Member businesses relative to local, state, and federal legislative topics.
Meetings: 1PM, First Tuesday monthly*
2017-2018 Chair: Marco Almeida
Purpose: To help the Chamber increase new membership, develop relationships between existing members and continue to educate members on the many services of the Chamber.
Meetings: 8:30AM, First Thursday Monthly*
STCC Council for Industry
2017-2018 Chair: Tony Sisto
Vision Statement: The Vision of the Industrial Committee of the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is to develop and strengthen the relationships between the industrial businesses and the entire business community.
Mission Statement: Collaborate with the Industrial businesses as a value-added informational resource to encourage, support, and sustain business viability through opportunities that allow the sharing of issues, ideas and solutions for businesses.
Meetings: 8AM, 4th Tuesday Monthly*
* except the month of December
Women’s Business Council
2017-2018 Chair: Diana McClow
• To act as a network for a more effective exchange of ideas among women and men in the community and the business or service organizations they represent.
• To assist business professionals in the community, whether employee or business owners, to sharpen their business skills and to encourage business mentoring.
• To support and enhance the personal and professional growth and development of its members.
Meetings: 3PM, First Wednesday monthly*
Young Professionals Council
2017-2018 Chair: Maggie Magnier
Vision Statement: Our vision is to generate events focused on the wants, needs, and values of young professionals, with a goal of designing new and innovative networking opportunities. The overall intent is to engage the general membership with “out of the box” events that allow participants to build professional relationships, explore/support their community, and create an environment designed for professional development to ultimately empower future business leaders.
Mission Statement: To identify the needs of members who are 40 years old and younger. Our mission is to foster relationship-building, career development, entrepreneurial endeavors and civic involvement among young professionals.
Meetings: 12-1pm, 2nd Thursday Monthly*