The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's voluntary committees 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 Brooklyn businesses and the borough through its promotion, support and advocacy initiatives.
Below are descriptions of the Chamber's active committees. To find out about Chamber membership, click here.
Antonia Yuille-Williams, Con Edison
Gil Cygler, All Car Rent A Car
Staff: Melissa Chapman
Advocates on behalf of the Brooklyn business community about issues that will further the economic and business climate of the borough. Also works to enhance the rapport between Brooklyn Chamber Members and public officials.
Daisy Dobbins, People's Alliance Federal Credit Union (PAFCU)
Vincent Lisi, Two Dogs Design
Staff: Tyler Vanderbilt
Serves as a key link between the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and its Members and works closely with the Chamber to increase membership involvement, recruitment and retention by volunteering for outreach programs and actively participating at Chamber events.
Renee McClure , National Grid
Representative, Con Edison
Staff: Veronica Harris
To act as a conduit and repository of education, where building relationships are designed to bridge all communities in Borough of Brooklyn in the City of New York . It is clarion call of the chamber to rally the membership, act as an important tool for Minority and Women Business Enterprises owners , providing increased success in the acquisition of contracts and improved the longevity of a business operation afforded by shared experiences, leveraging trust in our membership.
Susan Doban, Doban Architecture
Chris Havens, Creative Real Estate Group, LLC
Staff: Lori Raphael
Works to identify boroughwide opportunities for business attraction and retention, and hosts the annual “Building Brooklyn Awards™” as a fundraising event to support the Chamber’s activities in this area.
Chair: Karma Martell, KarmaCom, Inc.
Staff: Rick Russo
Plans and hosts seminars responsive to the interests and needs of the Brooklyn Chamber’s small business Members. The SBSC is actively looking for interested and qualified presenters for its ongoing seminar series. Please click here to download the RFP and application form in PDF format.