• Committees

  • Learn more about our Committees for 2018!  We are always looking for enthusiastic and talented volunteers to lend a hand to help make our Chamber and our community a better place.  Please contact us at info@newportareachamber.com or stop by our office if you are interested in volunteering or learning more.


    Community Coordination Committee

    Chair – Maria Town

    • Jason Totland
    • Brittany Totland

    Objective and Role:‚Äč The Community Coordinator provides community development, advocates for community members, assists clients directly with information and referral services, and facilitates an awareness of social needs and trends within the community. 

    Duties may include:

    • Develop a Community Calendar of Events and coordinate with other organizations who have their own calendars.
    • Collaborate with coordinators of other local/regional events and organizations to promote community participation and tourism.



    Finance & Review Committee

    Chair:  Debra Buttrey

    • Nicole Cadin
    • Brandi Fowler

    Objective: To review the Chamber’s financial status, budget and procedures and to report to the Board quarterly, and the members annually, on the financial status of the Chamber. The chair will perform tasks, which include leading, supervising and planning a variety of activities for youth and adults; recruiting, training and supervising volunteers and interns as needed to support local activities and events; and other related duties as required.


    Marketing Committee

    Chair:  Alex Stanton

    • Debra Buttrey

    Objective and Role:



    Events and Fundraising Commitee

    Chair:  Nicole Cardin

    • Brandi Fowler
    • Marianne Nichols

    Objective and Role:  Events and fundraising committee is responsible for the supervision, planning, development, and evaluation of community events and fundraising occurring at various community locales

    Duties may include:

    • Plan, organize and coordinate community-wide events and fundraisers including but not limited to The Annual Chamber Gala, Hometown Christmas, Shop Local Campaign, etc.
    • Collaborate with local school district and city regarding activities, special events, shared use of facilities.



    Visitors Center Committee

    Chair – Troy Falardeau

    • Nicole Cardin

    Objective: To retain current membership, recruit new members, develop and make member benefits meaningful, known and available to all who are interested. To develop and administer surveys in order to listen, create partnerships, and encourage interaction with the members on business matters that are of importance to them and the community as a whole. We provide a staffed visitors center with knowledgeable volunteers, stocked with maps, business cards, and local business information for the public. 


    Website Coordinator 

    Chair: Brandi Fowler

    Objective: To keep website current and content updated on a regular basis. Make sure all membership information is up to date along with tracking of information as needed. Make sure all e-blast to members are being put on website per their membership level. Deliver web report to the Chair of the committee to bring to the board meetings.


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