Committees

If you are on a Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance committee, you can view past minutes, agendas and other documents by selecting your committee below. If you are intested in joining a committee, click here

Please note, these pages are password protected.  If you do not know your password, please contact your committee chair for this information. 


  • Ambassadors CommitteeServe as the communication link between the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance staff and members, thus improving retention. 
    Chair: Laura Colvin
    Staff liaison: Tiffany Phillips

     
  • Armed Forces CommitteeFosters a relationship of mutual benefit that shares available assets between Alliance members and area military, veterans, their family members, and Department of Defense civilian employees. .
    Chair: Denise Fleischmann
    Staff liaison: Tiffany Phillips

     
  • ASPIRE Young Professionals: Connecting, developing and empowering young professionals by providing them a voice in the community and opportunities for networking as well as personal and professional growth. (*Must be between the ages of 21-39 to serve on this committee)
    Chair: Yuri Adams
    Staff liaisons: Joanna Skrabala and Carter Johnson
     
  • Board of Directors  
    Chair: Jeanne Zeidler
    Staff liaison: 
    Terry Banez
     
  • Career Fair Committee: An annual event offering employers the opportunity to solicit employees in a trade show atmosphere. Event includes Resume & Interview clinics, as well as a Career Speaker.
    Chair: Amanda Foley
    Staff liaison: Michelle Williams

     
  • Chamber Challenge: Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance members network and compete in a fun-filled round of golf at one of the area's premier courses, with a Captain's Choice shotgun start format. A variety of prizes are awarded.
    Chair: Joe Singley
    Staff liaison: Michelle Williams 

     
  • Christmas Parade: A community holiday event held the first Saturday in December.
    Chair: Brittany Heller
    Staff liaison: Michelle Williams

     
  • Economic Growth CommitteeMonitors the various elements impacting economic development and expansion; and provides programs to inform the membership.
    Chair:  Julie Summs
    Staff liaison: Tiffany Phillips

     
  • Education CommitteeWorks to promote high-quality education and workforce training to help respond to the needs of area businesses for career ready students and adults to enter the workforce. Committee also particpates in the Business Careers Explorer program which allows local high school students to participate once monthly with an exploration of businesses and industries as they begin to choose their own career paths.
    Chair: TBD
    Staff liaison: Michelle Williams
     
  • Government Affairs: ‚ÄčRepresents business community at local municipal level; monitors proposed state and national legislation and keeps membership informed on legislative issues while encouraging feedback.
    Chair: Kyra Cook
    Staff liaison: Terry Banez

     
  • Health CommitteeCultivates a proactive approach to health and well-being through advocacy and through building awareness of local, regional, and state-wind resources that contribute to improving the mental, emotional, and physical health of our community’s workforce and its families, which will strengthen member organizations.
    Chair: David Masterson
    Staff liaison: Tiffany Phillips


  • Membership CommitteeReviews and recommends policy on issues impacting all members including investment structure, benefit programs, etc. Actively seeks new members.
    Chair: Ben Ellington
    Staff liaison:  Tiffany Phillips

     
  • OktoberfestAnnual membership outing providing members the opportunity to interact in a relaxed setting with a German atmosphere.
    Chair: Amy Ahearn
    Staff liaison: Michelle Williams

     
  • Women’s Business CouncilBringing together women of diverse occupations to provide opportunities for professional and personal growth through networking, leadership development, peer to peer engagement, mentoring and educational programs
    Committee Chair: Cheri Green
    Staff liaison: Tiffany Phillips
  • Workforce Development Committee: Disseminating information and making available existing Workforce Development programs, initiatives and assets to our Membership to fill their workforce gaps. Identify gaps in existing Peninsula services and make it easy for our membership to access and use.
    Chair: Frank Arlotto 
    Staff liaison: Tiffany Phillips 
    and Carter Johnson

If you would like to serve on a committee or would just like more information, please submit this form and the appropriate member of the Alliance staff will contact you.