Board of Directors : Committee List

Community Building
Chair: Jim Jackson, 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.

Education
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. 

Economic Development
Chair: Ward Wimbish, Office of Economic Development 
GOAL Assist City of West Memphis office of Economic Development in the retention and recruitment of local industry with continued support of the county-wide Economic Development project. 

Governmental Affairs
Chair: Andy Luttrell, Fidelity National Bank
GOAL Disperse legislative information to members while serving as the Chamber's liaison with the county legislative delegation.

Junior Leadership
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: Jerry Fenter, Fenter Physical Therapy

Co-Chair: Randy Sullivan, Arkansas Distributing 
GOAL Build 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.

Marketing
Chair: Murphy Smith, Fidelity National Bank
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.

Membership Service
Chair: Jerry Burns, Delta Ice 
GOAL Develop a new and comprehensive plan to restructure the current Chamber dues structure and membership plan allowing for an increase in memberships.  

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.