Committees

Get Involved!

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce has numerous ways for you to get involved in your community. Here we highlight each of our committees, their goals and activities, and their monthly meeting schedule. Committee involvement is a great way to meet other business professionals and make a difference in our community!

Agri-Business Committee – Chad Harbison, Chair

Meets the second Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

To enhance the position that agriculture plays in our economy and to communicate this to our Chamber membership and the general public. 

A-State Committee – Rocky Wilson, Chair

Meets the third Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

To enhance the relationship between Arkansas State University and the business community through various programs and events.

Business Network Committee – Lorie Cartwright, Chair

Meets the third Thursday at noon.

To enhance our business climate through networking opportunities and specific events for our members.

Community Benefit Organizations Committee – Pam Knapp-Carver, Chair

Meets every other month on the fourth Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

To enhance the relationships between regional non-profit organizations to build a stronger community through collaboration.

Governmental Affairs Committee – Christie Jordan, Chair

Meets the first Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

To develop specific projects and programs that enhance the relationship between business and government.

Green Business Committee – Brittany Morton, Chair

Meets the second Wednesday at 8:00 a.m.

To enhance the visual image of Jonesboro through specific projects.

Membership Development Committee – Ed Ware, Chair

Meets the second Wednesday at noon.

To enhance our Chamber’s ability to function in recruitment and retention of members utilizing specific programs developed by the committee.

Technology & Innovations Committee – Jay Clevenger, Chair

Meets the third Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.

o improve the technology and infrastructure environment for Jonesboro businesses to thrive and plan for the future.

Transportation Committee – Mike Foster, Chair

Meets the first Monday at 4:00 p.m.

To obtain, share, and act upon issues and needs in all matters related to city, state, and federal funding for streets, highways, public transportation and aviation.

Workforce Development Committee – Shanna Kenndy, Chair

Meets the first Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

To enhance the relationships between business and educational organizations through specific programs with emphasis on workforce development.

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