Committees

2012 Committees of the Board of Directors

Executive Terry Parisian (Chair), Larry Begnal (Chair-Elect),  Donald Verity (Vice-Chair),  MaryRose Warcholak (Secretary) Scott Jordan (Treasurer)
Francis P.  Flynn (Immediate Past Chair)

Audit
Mission statement: To conduct a review and analysis of the annual audit. Members of the Executive Committee are excluded from serving on this committee.

Business Recognition Awards
Mission statement: To select the winners of the Annual Chamber of Commerce Recognition Awards and to assist with the coordination of  the annual Awards.

By Laws, Policy & Personnel
Mission statement: To conduct an annual review of the Chamber’s By Laws and Personnel (HR) Policy.

Finance
Mission statement: To review and monitor the finances of the Chamber on a regular basis and to assist in developing an annual budget. The Committee will also review investment policies on a regular basis and develop a long term financial strategy.

Government Affairs
Mission Statement: To advocate for responsible economic development in Ulster County by using the Template for Intelligent Growth. To educate our members at breakfast meetings and other forums regarding issues of interest at the local, state or federal level.

Membership
Mission statement: To discuss and carry out appropriate methods to increase and enhance Chamber membership. To assist in planning membership drives and other events aimed at recruitment and retention of members. 

Strategic Planning
Mission statement: To coordinate development of a two-to-three year Strategic Plan and subsequent Program of Action. To monitor progress and update the board at regular intervals regarding the initiatives set forth in the Program of Action. Committee shall include the Chairs of the following Standing Committees: Finance, Government Affairs, Membership.