Board of Directors : Committee List
Chair: Jim Jackson, Department of Tourism
City of West Memphis
GOAL Promote the businesses of the community, enhance the visibility of the city and the Chamber through community-wide events and activities such as Business Expo and Gumbo Fest.
Chair: Jon Collins, West Memphis School District
GOAL Continue to support the efforts of the West Memphis public schools through projects such as Adopt a School in an effort to increase community-wide involvement and participation in our schools at all levels.
Chair: Jim Jackson, Office of Tourism
GOAL Assist City of West Memphis Office of Economic Development in the recruitment and retention of local industry with continued support of the county-wide Economic Development project.
Chair: April Buffington, Buffington Family Dentistry
GOAL Disperse legislative information to members while serving as the Chamber's liaison with the county legislative delegation.
Chair: Darin McCollum, Boys & Girls Club of Crittenden COunty
GOAL Develop and cultivate leadership skills among 9th grade students by monthly associations with adult leaders in the areas of business, industry, education, government, health care, law and human services.
Leadership Crittenden County
Chair: Randy Sullivan, Arkansas Distributing
GOALBuild on the successful program originally begun in 1996, which brings future leaders of the community together in a team-building setting while encouraging their participation in the community's solutions and challenges.Click here to learn more about Leadership Crittenden County.
Chair: Diane Ayres
GOAL Continue development of a marketing plan involving City and Chamber officials addressing problems and the overall appearance of the city resulting in a stronger city image and increased community pride.
Chair: Andy Horton, Fidelity National Bank
GOAL Develop a new and comprehensive plan to increase member benefits, which would assist chamber staff with retention efforts while creating positive incentives for potential new members.
Policy and Procedures
Chair: Barbara Milligan, Regions Bank
GOAL Maintain Chamber by-laws, policies and procedures while offering recommendations regarding future revisions to increase the level of the Chamber's professionalism and productivity.