Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Gilbert Chamber! When you serve on a committee, you can expect to help shape the leaders and workforce of tomorrow. Our committees help to support the important programs of the Gilbert Chamber Foundation.
Business & Education Committee
Purpose: Serves to identify and support opportunities for students to gain workforce experience, opportunities for educators to prepare students for the workforce, and opportunities for industry professionals to serve as a resource to the education community, including classroom speaking/demonstrations, curriculum advisement and more. This is a working committee. Members of this committee should expect to receive specific roles, duties, and assignments.
Term: Ongoing. Members must meet minimum meeting attendance requirements.
Meetings: Meetings are typically held the third Monday of each month at 3:45 p.m.
The Business and Education Committee serves a vital role in the enhancement of our workforce, economy, and community by providing programs that support and connect business leaders and educators. Together, we can strengthen the efforts of educators, enrich the learning of students, and develop a strong workforce for our local businesses. Lauren Gray, Autism Academy for Education & Development
Gilbert Leadership Board
Purpose: Serves to maintain and further develop the Gilbert Leadership program, including the selection of class members and management of the program's budget. Members of this Board must be graduates of the program and must be appointed to the position. A financial contribution of $100 required each year.
Terms: Three years; eligible for one consecutive renewal of three years.
Meetings: Meetings are typically held the first Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Gilbert Leadership's focus on developing tomorrow's leaders through networking, team building, and personal as well as professional development is unparalleled. This year I am especially excited as we are working on introducing new curriculum we believe will take the program to the next level. We are also working to engage the alumni of the program like never before. Jän Simon, Foundation Insurance Services