• Committee & Volunteer Involvement

    The Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry's voluntary committees and task forces offer Members the opportunity to contribute directly to the work of the Chamber and to interact with fellow Chamber Members who share common interests. Committee participation is a great way for Members to network, share ideas and further the Chamber's objectives for Greater Reading's businesses through its promotion, support and advocacy initiatives.

    AMBASSADOR COMMITTEE
    Staff Contact: Ellen Albright

    Dedicated volunteers serve as Chamber ambassadors to welcome new members to the Chamber and guide them through the first year to discover all the benefits membership brings. The Ambassador committee also assists at breakfast programs, networking receptions, ribbon-cuttings, grand openings, and ground breaking ceremonies.

    BUSINESS & COMMUNITY ADVOCACY COUNCIL
    Staff Contact: Gail Landis

    Advocates on behalf of the Greater Reading business community about issues that will further the economic and business climate of the region. Also works to enhance the rapport between Chamber Members and public officials.

    TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
    Staff Contact: Gail Landis

    Work with PennDOT on transportation improvements. Prime focus is to identify and prioritize key infrastructure projects that are needed for future economic development and growth for our area.

    WORKFORCE & MENTORING VOLUNTEERS
    Staff Contact: Ellen Albright

    Mentors are continually needed for various programs connecting business and students for career exploration and improved understanding of workplace expectations.