A successful Chamber depends on the vitality and activity of its many committees.
We have plenty of opportunities for our members to volunteer and make a difference in the community! Please email us to join a committee or ask questions.
Committee Scope of Work
Administration and Communication
This committee is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Chamber of Commerce
Responsibilities include monitoring telephone and email messages, responding to inquiries, posting agendas, minutes, and financials to website. Other responsibilities include maintaining the website calendar, posting on social media, creating graphics, working with other committees to assist with their creative collateral (banners, brochures, guides, etc.), writing articles for distribution, and creating the weekly e-newsletter.
The Ambassadors identify and visit new businesses and provide membership information. Ambassadors also contact chamber members annually to ensure they are satisfied with the organization. They also coordinate and attend chamber events such as mixers and ribbon cuttings.
This committee partners with the Chamber board members to liaise with regional efforts supporting entrepreneurship. The committee also assists with researching online and print resources that assist start-up businesses in our region. The committee provides at least one monthly article for the Chamber newsletter topical to their work in business growth and development. Future committee activities may include workshops, Business at Breakfast meetings, and an awards program that recognizes and honors businesses in our region.Friends of Frazier Mountain Park
The Friends of Frazier Mountain Park works with Kern County on repair, maintenance and clean-up initiatives at Frazier Mountain Park. The committee also works with the Streetscape committee to coordinate on cleanup events.Government Advocacy
The Government Advocacy Committee supports the Chamber's mission to influence public policy by being the "Voice of Business" at the local, state, and federal level for our region. This committee actively advocates for legislation that supports a pro-business environment, while working to defeat legislation that will be detrimental to business. The committee will provide at least one monthly article for the Chamber e-newsletter topical to their work in government affairs. The committee communicates key issues to Chamber members with strategies for members to voice their support or opposition.
This committee is responsible for coordinating the Chamber's annual flagship event!
Activities include: coordinating event entertainment, raising sponsorship dollars, marketing both in and out of the area, assisting with festive decorations in downtown Frazier Park, coordinating parade participants and the parade route, and soliciting local businesses and artisans to participate in the event either with a booth or by keeping their store open during the event.Mountain Communities Women in Business
This committee is open to women business owners, employees or prospective women in business. Chamber and non-chamber members are welcomed. The committee is intended to acquaint mountain communities women in business with one another, facilitate camaraderie, inform each other about various businesses and agendas, promotions, sales, events, etc. The committee also offers education, training and support for women entrepreneurs and prospective women in business, and works together to support commerce and economic growth in the mountain communities.Nominating
Members of this committee are appointed by the President of the Board, subject to approval by the Board of Directors. However, it does help to have information about those interested in serving on the committee, so please notify us! This committee is appointed in September to present a slate of candidates to the Board to replace the directors whose regular terms are expiring. The slate is to be presented to the Board by October 1.
This committee is responsible for the following signage sites:
- Billboards on Frazier Mountain Park Road
- Message board at the corner of Lebec Road and Frazier Mountain Park Road
- Visitors kiosk at the corner of Ralphs Ranch Road and Frazier Mountain Park Road
Responsibilities include: trash control, reporting needed repairs to the Board, communicating with the Kern County Board of Trade on the electronic kiosk, changing signage on the message board and kiosk display cases, coordinating billboard sign graphics and placement.
This committee is responsible for maintaining the Streetscape in downtown Frazier Park. Responsibilities include: coordinating with Friends of Frazier Mountain Park on annual or bi-annual cleanup day, reporting needed repairs to the Board of Directors, communicating with Frazier Park Public Utility District on water concerns, getting quotes on repairs, and coordinating with chosen vendors for repairs.Tourism and Visitor Center
This committee works on tourism outreach initiatives and development of one or more visitor centers. Work includes publication of online and print maps, visitor guides, area resource guides, and other information or goods. This committee coordinates with the Signage committee on placement of tourism information in display cases at the visitor kiosk in Lebec.