Looking for a way to get more involved?
The Chamber offers members many opportunities to share their expertise and enthusiasm with the community.
- Leadership Shawnee.
Leadership Shawnee is a comprehensive program designed to identify, develop, and motivate new leadership for the Shawnee community. Program objectives are accomplished by team-building activities and exposure to local issues, regional resources, and various community leaders. Youth Leadership Shawnee introduces high school students to city government and the importance of being involved in your local community.
- Ambassador Club.
The Ambassador Club serves as a liaison between the Chamber Board and its membership. The Ambassadors act as an extension of the Chamber staff to strengthen membership, acquaint new members with Chamber benefits and programs, represent the Chamber at various functions and determine possible problem areas with the membership. The Ambassador's Club is also responsible for hosting ribbon cuttings and grand openings; make member visits, participates in events that enhances the visibility of the Chamber.
- Agriculture Committee
To promote agri-business in the Shawnee Area.
- Education and Workforce Development
The Chamber is actively involved in promoting Shawnee as a pro-education community. We are promoting a partnership between the business community and educational institutions in developing long-range plans for improving education experience, services, and facilities. "Adopt-a-School" and "Adopt-a-Class" are programs sponsored by the Chamber. We are also working to implement a program designed to educate and enhance a quality workforce.
- Legislative Action Committee
This committee will represent the legislative interest of business on local, state and national levels and inform members of issues which impact business and the greater Shawnee area in general.
- Shawnee Business Council
A group of business leaders gather monthly to discuss common business goals and problems and to development plans to vitalize Shawnee's business community.