Membership Development Committee
Mission: Build the Chamber and provide value to members through efforts that help retain current members and attract new companies into the Chamber.
Chair: Robert Scott, Scott Team International
Meeting: The 4th Tuesday at 9 a.m. via Zoom
Economic Development Committee
Mission: Monitor new development projects, various transportation issues, and County policies and regulations
that affect the ability of businesses to expand and grow.
Chair: Chris Ruhlen, Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd.
Meeting: The 1st Wednesday at 9 a.m. via Zoom
Government Affairs Committee
Mission: Monitor and address State and County regulatory and government matters that affect business, and advocate for policies that support a vibrant business environment and the commercial success of member businesses.
Chairs: Ray Barry, AFI Silver Theatre, Mike McCartin, Joseph W. McCartin Insurance
Meeting: The 1st Friday at 12 via Zoom
Golf Classic Committee
Mission: Plan and organize the Annual Business Golf Classic in September including securing sponsors and prizes and recruiting golfers, as well as finding ways to make the event enjoyable for all golfers, volunteers, sponsors, and guests.
Meeting: As needed and then biweekly leading up to the Golf Classic.
Young Professionals Network
Mission: Provide members the opportunities to learn leadership skills, participate in service projects, and build connections within the greater Silver Spring community.
Chair: Jessica Wilson, CCI Health Services
Meeting: The 1st Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Chamber Conference Room.
Owners & Entrepreneurs Circle
Mission: Provide members an opportunity to connect, share best practices, and learn from each other through facilitated group discussions in a supportive, confidential environment.
Chairs: Andrea Dunathan, Dunathan Consulting, Brad Eisenberg, BE Lean, Walter Carlton, Carlton Creative
Meeting: The 1st Thursday at 4 p.m. at a member restaurant.
Mission: Bring non-profit members together to identify and address their needs as well as to discover ways they can share experiences and information as they relate to the greater Silver Spring business community.
Meeting: The 2nd Tuesday at 9 a.m. via Zoom
Healthcare Peer Group
Mission: Bring healthcare and medical providers together to network, foster collaboration, and increase community awareness of local healthcare resources.
Chair: Ashok Kapur, Hawkeye Medical, LLC
Meeting: The 4th Wednesday at 9 a.m. in-person and via Zoom