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Volunteer leaders work together on various Chamber committees or in other ways to enhance our quality of life and to promote progress. As Monroe County continues to grow each year, so does the scope of the Chamber's work. Becoming a volunteer with your Chamber is an excellent way to network, get involved and make a difference in your Chamber and in your community.

For more information, please contact  Michael Moreno at 570.421.4433
mmoreno@poconochamber.org

Golf Committee: To assist in the planning and promotion of the Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament.

Government Affairs/Public Policy Committee: Keep abreast of legislative issues on local, state, and national levels. Select those issues having an impact bearing on our business and membership. After appropriate committee action, present issues to board for acceptance, rejection, tabling, or no additional action. Insure that appropriate legislators, and/or legislative bodies are made aware of Chamber action. Lobby on behalf of action taken. The committee advises the Chamber Board of Directors on public policy issues that impact Chamber members and our community.

West End Committee: Promotes prosperity and membership in Monroe County’s West End region, through the Chamber’s mission and objectives.

Women in Business Committee: Promote the interest of women who are participating in the free enterprise system in the Pocono area and provide political, educational, financial, and legal information to the women. Also, assist and encourage concerned members to enhance the quality and capability of their respective enterprises and to interact through business and social opportunities.

Education Committee: Consistent with the goals and objectives of the Chamber of Commerce, promote all phases of career education and training. In any one year, this will include some of the following: career reference systems, cooperative partnerships, continuing education, mid-career changes, field trips, school career days, work force re-entry, coordinate available training programs, career awareness, special events, career counseling, lectures, tutoring and goal setting. Through appropriate process, recognize outstanding achievement by individuals in the community and area deemed relevant by the education committee. Promote the needs of youth and other age groups as they relate to the field of education.

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Digital Strategies Committee: Develop and maintain social media sites for the chamber including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. The committee would also review and assist with updating the chamber website.

“Pocono Leaders of Tomorrow” PLOT: This is for emerging and established young professionals. The goals are to focus on professionalism, leadership and community service, to cultivate and promote career growth and to provide a professional arena for ages 21-40. The committee will plan networking opportunities as well as community projects that solve a problem/issue. All members welcome.

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LGBTQ Council : Advocate on behalf of LGBTQ businesses, foster diversity in the Monroe County business community, promote business networking and exchange in the LGBTQ business community, improve the quality of life of LGBTQ communities in Monroe County, provide education and mentoring to LGBTQ and allied professionals, offer LGBTQ oriented employer and employee training programs, and promote non-discrimination policies in pursuit of a judgement free and accepting business environment across Monroe County.

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For more information about our Committees, please contact the CHamber at 570-421-4433

**Inclement Weather Policy** If Stroudsburg Area Schools are closed, events and committee meetings will be canceled.

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