Sunday, April 14, 2024

Nominations are now open for the Shreveport Chamber 2024 Board of Directors

by BIZ Magazine

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. The nomination period ends Aug. 4.

The Board of Directors holds the governing and policy-making responsibilities of the Chamber and is composed of approximately twenty-six members with six elected annually to serve a three-year term. 

Individuals nominated should have the following attributes:

  • Ability to Commit
  • Passion for the Chamber Mission
  • Impeccable Character
  • Thoughtful and Open Minded
  • Collegial and Pragmatic

Nominees must be:

  • An active Shreveport Chamber member in good standing
  • Willing to accept the responsibility of a directorship

Expectations of a Chamber Board Member include:

  • Approve an annual budget to finance the organization and authorize Chamber policy.
  • Provide the personal leadership, enthusiasm and support necessary to help coordinate and build an effective organization.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings (attendance at a minimum of 75% is expected) and Chamber events.
  • Help to broaden the financial resources of the organization by growing and retaining our membership (each Board member is expected to recruit new businesses) and assisting in fundraising events.
  • Project a professional and positive image when representing the Chamber.
  • Ensure that Chamber programs, projects and activities are consistent with the mission statement and interests of our members.

Click HERE to nominate

Please contact Ellie Ward at [email protected] for questions.

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