Join a Committee

The Austin Young Chamber provides many committees and programs that provide opportunities for getting involved in the AYC community.

Ambassador’s Committee:

The welcoming committee for AYC! This committee meets monthly and hosts a new member event each month. It’s a great way to meet new people! Acts as a liaison between the Board and the AYC members, responsible for listening, understanding and communicating membership needs. AYC Ambassadors are committed to assisting new and existing members in getting the maximum benefit out of their memberships. Members of the Ambassador Committee will have the opportunity to serve as hosts for AYC events, network and meet with new members as well as introduce potential members to our organization.

Time Commitment: Monthly meeting at 5:30pm on the second Monday of every month; asked to attend AYC events and mixers as schedule permits.

Chairs: Callie Kerbo, Andres Ventura

Economic Development Committee

The Economic Development Committee’s purpose is to create opportunity for relative financial success and security for young Austin residents. Working with other AYC committees, members, local groups, and business, this committee is a forward-looking group focused on solutions for Austin’s young professionals.

Time Commitment: Monthly meeting at 6:00pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month; AYC and community events as schedule permits.

Chair: Kyle Kerrigan

Leadership Service Committee:

Gives AYC members the opportunity to give back to the community throughout the year through service. This committee meets monthly, hosts the AYC Non Profit Fair in April and does additional community service events for AYC members. Acts as a conduit between Austin-area non-profits and members through outreach and public awareness. Committee Members plan which issue areas and non-profits to rally around throughout the year.

Time Commitment: Monthly community service events, date varies month-to-month.

Chairs:  Daja Gegen, Decker Graham

Imagine Committee:

Connects AYC members with the Austin arts and culture scene. This committee meets monthly and hosts/coordinates a variety of events throughout the year. AYC Imagine brings the circle of professionals and artists together by partnering with various arts-related organizations and attending and/or otherwise supporting their activities.

Time Commitment: Monthly meeting at 6:00pm on the third Tuesday of the month and volunteer requirements at Imagine events.

Chair: Carter Andrews

LEAD Summit & ChangeMaker Luncheon Committee:

This committee is responsible for the planning and implementation of the annual LEAD Summit and ChangeMaker Luncheon. The LEAD Summit (Learn | Explore | Act | Develop) is a one-day event that combines both learning and action. The ChangeMaker Luncheon is where we celebrate several amazing ChangeMakers in our community. The ChangeMaker Awards are open to all and nominations will be available in the fall. The committee will help with LEAD programming, speaker procurement, creating the nominations and voting program, determining a marketing plan, assisting in venue selection, sponsorship outreach, and more. 

Time Commitment: One monthly meeting. May include some offline subcommittee planning sessions. Committee members are expected to volunteer at the event. 

Chair: TBA

FAVE Awards Committee:

Responsible for helping plan and implement the annual FAVE awards ceremony. Committee members will coordinate award categories, sponsorships, venue selection, silent auction donations, and community outreach. The  FAVE Awards Gala is typically held in early November. Thee 2018 date and location is TBA.

Time Commitment: One monthly meeting. May include some offline subcommittee planning sessions. Committee members are expected to volunteer at the event. 

Chair: Shelby Olivier

Casino Social Committee:

Responsible for helping plan and implement AYC’s annual Casino Social fundraiser, one of Austin’s largest events for young professionals. Committee members will help coordinate sponsors, event logistics, venue selection, games/prizes, and vendors. This event is typically held in June.

Time Commitment: One monthly meeting. May include some offline subcommittee planning sessions. Committee members are expected to volunteer at the event. 

Chair: Adam Steele, Tricia Tumlinson

 

*For more information on the committees and how to get involved please contact Katherine Wheeler, Director of Development. 

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