Committee & Roundtable Opportunities

By serving on or attending one or more of the Chamber & CREDC’s dynamic committees or roundtables, you and your organization will gain increased visibility, networking opportunities, and the unique chance to positively impact Central Pennsylvania’s business and economic development. For more information about a particular committee or roundtable, please call or email the corresponding staff member noted below.

To view the Committee & Roundtable Opportunities Flyer, please click here.

BF TechCelerator@Carlisle Advisory Board Committee

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Oversees entrepreneurial activities at the BF TechCelerator@Carlisle, a full service incubator offering businesses rental space and a variety of programs

717-249-2356, info@techcarlisle.com

Business Expo Steering Committee

MEETS MONTHLY

  • Plans, coordinates, promotes, and implements all aspects of the Chamber & CREDC’s annual Business Expo
  • Provides an opportunity for area businesses to showcase their products and services

Lindsey Holtzman: 717-213-5044, lholtzman@hbgrc.org

Catalyst Awards Committee

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Solicits applications and determines selection of annual awards including, but not limited to, Small Business of the Year and Athena
  • Provides additional input to staff on execution of awards event

Lindsey Holtzman: 717-213-5044, lholtzman@hbgrc.org

Chamber Business Women (CBW) Roundtable

MEETS MONTHLY

  • Promotes progression and advancement of business women through education and sharing of ideas and experiences

Christine Brindle: 717-213-5048, cbrindle@hbgrc.org

Chamber Champions Committee

MEETS BI-MONTHLY

  • Serves as a liaison between the Chamber & CREDC and its new and existing member businesses
  • Strengthens member services
  • Increases volunteer participation

Derek Whitesel: 717-213-5047, dwhitesel@hbgrc.org

CREDC Loan Review Committee

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Reviews loan packages submitted by local businesses
  • Has approval authority of all state and federal loan programs administered by CREDC

Linda Goldstein: 717-213-5042, lgoldstein@hbgrc.org

Education & Business Partnership Committee

MEETS MONTHLY

  • Focuses on preparing the student workforce
  • Assists in the improvement of workforce skills, internships, and mentoring
  • Re-trains unemployed workforce

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

Environmental & Energy Subcommittee

MEETS BI-MONTHLY

  • Addresses environmental and energy related issues throughout the region

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

Government Relations Committee

MEETS MONTHLY

  • Serves as the voice of the Chamber & CREDC at all levels of government that impact the business and economic well-being of our members and investors

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

Health Subcommittee

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Addresses healthcare issues that will affect members and businesses throughout the region

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

HRC-PAC (Political Action Committee)

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Complements the Chamber & CREDC’s legislative advocacy efforts
  • The HRC-PAC will make financial contributions to legislative candidates who are supportive of issues that are a concern for the Chamber & CREDC and its members
  • Meets to decide on its involvement with contributions, fundraisers, and political events

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

International Committee

MEETS MONTHLY

  • Focuses on public policy issues surrounding trade and investment
  • Works toward engaging the local community on the importance of the global economy to the Harrisburg region

Shaun Donovan: 717-213-5033, sdonovan@hbgrc.org

Local Government Subcommittee

MEETS BI-MONTHLY

  • Discusses and evaluates local government issues
  • Recommends legislative positions to the Government Relations Committee

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

Manufacturing Committee

MEETS BI-MONTHLY

  • Addresses current issues facing manufacturers
  • Meetings include a factory tour or featured speaker (this will rotate)

Shaun Donovan: 717-213-5033, sdonovan@hbgrc.org

Not-for-Profit Roundtable

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • An educational forum for not-for-profit organizations in our region to share ideas, best practices, resources, and find ways to inspire the business community to support their missions

Christine Brindle: 717-213-5048, cbrindle@hbgrc.org

Tax Subcommittee

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Researches and reports on tax issues, specifically local tax reform issues

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

Transportation Subcommittee

MEETS BI-MONTHLY

  • Addresses issues impacting transportation throughout the region

Larissa Bailey: 717-213-5041, lbailey@hbgrc.org

Veterans Affairs & Military Liaison Committee

MEETS AS NEEDED

  • Provides a medium through which many local active duty military commands and commanders can connect with the Greater Harrisburg civilian community

Helen Wallace: 717-213-5020 or hwallace@hbgrc.org

For more information about getting involved in a Chamber & CREDC committee or attending an upcoming roundtable, please call 717.232.4099.