• 274.jpg
      Chamber Ambassadors Our Ambassadors are a group of dedicated Chamber members who work year-round assisting at events, welcoming members, and serving as friendly representatives for the Chamber.
    • 222.jpg
      Partnerships By partnering with the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, you help partner with the community-at-large and all the organizations we work with!
    • 275.jpg
    • 295.jpg
      Ribbon-Cuttings On average, we're out there at least two times a week welcoming new businesses and letting the world know they're open for business!
    • 300.jpg
      Expand Your Business Knowledge The Chamber offers its members seminars and other educational opportunities, often featuring nationally-known speakers
  •  

    Member Involvement Opportunities

     

  • Become Involved In Important Chamber Programs

    COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT IS FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS ONLY
    As a Chamber member, you are encouraged to become involved in YOUR Chamber and YOUR community!  One of the best ways to do that is by serving on a Chamber council or committee.  You will make a difference, but you will also make new friends and new business contacts!

    Take a moment to review our council and committee opportunities, and then please make your selections at the bottom of the page.  We'll keep you posted on meetings, activities, and important information.
     

    To view a complete list of your 2017 Chamber leadership, click here.
     

    CHAMBER COUNCILS
    (Chamber Councils are open only to current Chamber members in good standing.  For information on how to become a chamber member, please contact Mike LcCroix at 251.968.7200.)


    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Penny Groux
    Mission: To foster cooperation and progress among the Chamber, BCEDA, City of Gulf Shores and City of Orange Beach on economic development activities.

    CIVIC & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Bill Tunnell
    Mission: To serve as a proactive advocate for the business community and members on issues, obstacles and strategies regarding civic and governmental affairs.


    CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Taylor Norton
    Mission: To preserve and enhance the natural resources of Coastal Alabama
    through education and communication.

    EDUCATIONAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Nick Wilmott
    Mission: To position the Chamber to excel in its role as champions of education.


    FINANCE COUNCIL

    Vice Chair: Kevin McCarron
    Mission: To ensure the availability of capital resources.
     

    MARINE TRADES COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Susan Boggs
    Mission: To protect the Marine Trades Industry on the Alabama Gulf Coast.


    MEMBERSHIP COUNCIL

    Vice Chair: Declan McClelland
    Mission: To encourage, strengthen, and retain membership.


    SMALL BUSINESS COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Yolanda Devine Johnson
    Mission: To provide leadership and counseling to area retailers and businesses to help
    increase stability and growth.
     

    TOURISM & SPECIAL EVENTS COUNCIL
    Vice Chair: Rod Peevy
    Mission: To produce events encouraging tourism.



    OTHER ACTIVITIES:

    ANNUAL NATIONAL SHRIMP FESTIVAL
    Vice Chair: Spencer Cade
    Mission: To produce the Annual National Shrimp Festival.
    If you wish to serve as a Shrimp Festival volunteer, please call Vicki Stillings at the Chamber at  251.968.7215



    CHAMBER AMBASSADORS COMMITTEE

    Chairman: Brandi Ingram
    Application Required
    The Ambassadors are just what their name implies!  They represent our Chamber and serve as critical links between the Chamber and its members.  They participate at ribbon-cuttings, ground-breakings,  assist at Chamber events such as Business After Hours and First Friday Forum, and work on our membership drive.  If you are interested in serving in this area, please call Mike LeCroix at the Chamber at  251.968.7200


    ISLAND SPIRIT COMMITTEE

    Chairman: Penny Groux
    This committee oversees the work of one of our Chamber's signature projects -- the monthly Island Spirit Award.  They promote the program and they assist with the selection and recognition of the recipients.   If you are interested in serving in this area, please call Megan Smith at the Chamber at  251.968.7220