Chamber mission: To strengthen the economy of South-Miami Dade County, preserve and protect the American system of free competitive enterprise and enhance the quality of life for our residents and visitors.
Governmental Affairs Committee
Meets: 1st Tuesday, (Every Other Month) at 4:00 PM, at the Chamber
Chair, Tony Garcia, The Keyes Company, email@example.com
Mission: To promote a coordinated effort with local, state and federal governments to address core issues of local significance for business development and retention
1- Election Forum
2- Miami-Dade Days
3- Legislative Agenda
4- Engage local, county and state government officials
Meets: 1st Tuesday, (Every Other Month) at 5:00 PM, at the Chamber.
Chair Mike Kiley, Florida Power & Light Co., firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: To develop a strategic plan to create a sustainable, regional economy
1- Develop information package on both cities to attract new busines
2- Focus on our industries - HARB, Agriculture, Turkey Point, Speedway, Tourism, Education
Meets: Last Tuesday (Every Month) at 4:00PM, at the Chamber.
Chair, Renee Reichling, Community Bank of Florida, email@example.com
Mission: To create a regional marketing plan that will highlight Cities of Homestead/Florida City and Chamber businesses
1- Helping the Chamber maximize its ability to communicate its message to the membership, community and governmental entities
2- Assist in formulating rollouts for new Chamber projects, (Website & Community Resource Guide) assist with web content, appearance and advice in collateral and branding
Military Affairs Committee
Meets: 1st Thursday (Every Month) at 11:30AM - 1:00PM lunch - at The HARB Falcon’s Nest.
Chair, Johnathan Borgert, Eagle Brands, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: To enhance the quality of life for military personnel and their families in our community.
Meetings called as needed.
Chair, Corey Gold, Homestead Hospital, Baptist Health, coreygbaptisthealth.net
Mission: To oversee administrative responsibilities of the Chamber.
1- Bylaws Review
2- Employee Policy Review
3- Member Dues Structure
4- Employee Programs
5- Member Benefit Programs
Meets: Last Wednesday (Every Month) at 5:30 PM, at the Chamber
Chair, Sherry Sierveld, S & S Design Studios, email@example.com
Mission: To welcome new and potential members, and to encourage members who are not participating or may be dropping.
1- Create a value added experience for current and new members
Special Events Committee
Meets: 2nd Tuesday (Every Month) at 4:00PM, at the Chamber.
Chair, Larry Roth, Keyes Company Realtors, LarryRoth@keyes.com
Mission: To rise funds for the Chamber and to create and maintain a lively interaction among members
2- Coordinate with Staff and the Speakers & Programs Committee organizing Trustee Events, Ribbon Cuttings and Special events as planned
3- Volunteer Coordination (Ambassadors, etc.)
Speakers & Programs
Meets: 3rd Tuesday, (Every other month) at 8:00 AM, at the Chamber
Chair, Sharon Wilson, Combank Mortgage Co, Swilson@communitybankfl.com
Mission: Offer more engaging, interesting speakers on topics important to our community that educate and inform members
1- Identifies speakers and themes for all Monthly Luncheons & Special Events
2- Coordinate with Chamber Staff and Special Events Committee choosing entertainment and event logistics.
Green Committee and Health and Wellness
Meeting dates to be determined
Chair – Daneille Torres, Hampton Inn & Suites
Mission – To provide awareness, education and connections to green resources. To promote education of health and fitness issues to businesses, organizations, schools and the community.
1- Create awareness of green business practices and programs and their financial and environmental benefits.
2- Educate the business community about ECO sustainability through our website, newsletter, workshops and new business practices.
3- Provide tools and resources to its members to promote healthier lifestyles for all.
Education and Workforce Development
Meets: 3rd Wednesday, (Every other month) at 8:30 AM, at the Chamber
Chair – Dr. Jean Jacobs, Miami Dade College -Homestead and Co Chairs Susana Vela and Nazy Ramallo-Sierra, MSEd
Mission- To ensure that the region’s education and workforce development and programs align the region’s target industry needs.