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Committees

Board of Directors

Meets: Second Wednesday from 7:30am-9:00am at the Chamber office or at a board member's business

President/CEO:
Ivonne Sepulveda - Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce
360-659-7700
ivonne@marysvilletulalipchamber.com

The Marysville Tulalip Chamber Board of Directors are responsible for overseeing the general direction of the organization.

Emissary Committee

Meets: First Tuesday of every month from 9:30am to 10:30am at the Chamber office

Chairperson:
Renae James - My Hometown Values Savings Magazine
425-971-0031
renae@myhometownvalues.com

Purpose:
The purpose of the Emissary committee is to maintain a strong and dynamic membership for The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce. Also to provide business-to-business networking opportunities that assist the members’ ability to expand their customer base. As well as assist the membership in professional development, program awareness and inclusion.

Events Committee

Meets: Third Thursday from 9:30am-10:30am at the Chamber office

Chairperson:
Felicia Crider - Frist Financial Northwest Bank
425-773-5267
criderf@ffnwb.com 

Purpose:
The Events Committee works together to organize and develop the larger MT Chamber events. This committee focuses on fundraising for the Chamber as well as drawing tourism to the area. Additionally, the programs and events are designed to increase visibility for our membership and foster involvement in the Marysville Tulalip Chamber and business community.

Government Affairs Committee (GAC)

Meets: As needed throughout the Year; will meet in August to prepare for September Business Before Hours (BBH) Candidate Forum

Chairperson:
Peter Rudolf - Galloway Law Group, PLLC
425-334-4400
peter@glgpllc.com

Purpose:
The Government Affairs Committee is a broad-based, non-partisan committee, appointed by the Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the Chamber’s membership. The GAC is responsible for helping determine Chamber Policy on issues important to business, for developing a legislative agenda, for communicating issues to the Board of Directors and general membership, and for building relationships and networks between the Chamber and elected officials across all levels of government.

Latino Committee

Meets: Third Wednesday at 7:30am-8:30am at the Chamber office

Chairperson:
Wendy Messarina - Marysville School District
425-422-9526
espanol@marysvilletulalipchamber.com

Purpose:
The purpose of the Latino Committee is to engage and inform the Latino owned business community about resources available for small business owners in Spanish.

Membership Committee

Meets: Second Tuesday from 11:00am-11:45am at the Chamber office

Chairperson:
Todd Fahlman - Realty One Group ORCA
425-239-0072
realtyonegrouporca@gmail.com

Purpose:
The Membership Committee works to ensure that new and existing non-member businesses in Marysville Tulalip are aware of the benefits of membership in the Chamber.  While much emphasis is placed on the recruitment of new members, the membership committee also implements policies and procedures pertaining to the retention of existing members.  The committee is charged with communicating the needs and expectations of the membership to the Board of Directors. The committee will work along with the Chamber’s Marketing & Membership Coordinator.

Military Affairs Committee (MAC)

Meets: First Friday from 7:30am-8:30am at the Chamber office

Chairperson:
RD Burley - Sno-Isle Libraries
360-651-7046
rburley@sno-isle.org

The Military Affairs Committee (MAC) is dedicated to building a strong relationship with the military service members, veterans, retirees, spouses and families living in the Greater Marysville/Tulalip area. The MAC will work with local military organization to support new families moving to the areas. Connect working family members with employment opportunities, raise community awareness of challenges and needs facing today's active, transitioning, and veteran service members and their families. As well as build lasting relationships with all military families living in the Marysville Tulalip community.

Non-Profit Coalition

Meets: Second Tuesday Every other Month from 9:00am-10:00am at the Chamber office

Chairperson:
Greg Kanehen
425-870-8607
g.kanehen@macss.org

The Non-Profit Coalition is open to community members that work for or support a non-profit organization. The Coalition's purpose is to help support, raise visibility and awareness for our local non-profits in the Greater Marysville Tulalip community.  This is an opportunity for introductions and collaboration between all non-profits.