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Chamber Committees

Becoming a part of a Chamber Committee is a great way to get involved and make the most out of your membership! We have many committees to choose from – truly something for everyone!

Committee involvement provides opportunities to

  • MEET other volunteer business leaders
  • ACCOMPLISH great things.
  • Increase your VISIBILITY.



This committee’s focus is on attaining and engaging members by promoting Chamber benefits.  Ambassadors works to involve members in Chamber activities and committees that will most benefit their business, introduce members to Chamber resources, and assists in establishing networking relationships.

    • Chairman:  Jeffrey Marquis, Enterprise Bank
    • Meets the Second Monday of the month at the Chamber office (or other designated place), 2:00-3:00 pm 

Board of Directors & Executive Committee

The Board of Directors is responsible for the governance, financial oversight, and policy-making for the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce.  The Board is comprised of fifteen elected, volunteer, members with three year terms.  Six members of the Board of Directors are chosen to act as the organization’s officers:  Chairman, First Vice-Chair, Second Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Immediate Past Chair. Learn more

    • Chairman: Robyn Sweeney-Glickel
    • Meets the Third Wednesday of the month at the Chamber office (or other designated place), 8:00-9:30 am (either Full Board or Executive)

Business Education Collaborative

Seeks to enhance the well being of the community by contributing to the growth of our students through a partnership of business, education, and community.  Conducts: Annual “Interview Challenge” competition that prepares high school students for real life interpersonal communication via mock interviews, Student Field Trips to local businesses, Annual Scholarship Program for those working for (or who’s guardian works for) Chamber members, and Applied Academic Breakfasts for students to meet with business professionals and learn about career opportunities in various fields.

    • Chairman: Joanne Desrosiers, Enterprise Bank
    • Meets the Second Wednesday of the month at the Chamber office from 8:00-9:00 am

Economic Development

Actively supports the planned commercial growth of the Greater Salem area that is consistent with each community’s Master Plan.  Serves in supporting the expansion of both existing and new businesses by providing events, access to information, and communication with the towns about issues that effect the local business community.

  • Chairman:  TBD
  • Meets the First Tuesday of the month via Zoom from 8:00-9:00 am

Government Affairs

Acts as a liaison between government representatives and the business community.  This group hosts local, state, and federal legislators at a variety of forums to provide the business community opportunities to become informed on government issues and to advise legislators of the concerns of Chamber members.

  • Chairman:  Chris Goodnow, Goodnow Real Estate Services
  • Meets the First Thursday of the month via Zoom from 8:00-9:00 am 

Chamber Committees

  •    Chambership
  •    Board of Directors
  •    Business Education Collaborative
  •    Economic Development
  •    Government Affairs
  •    Special Events

Special Events

These committees are short-term, task oriented volunteers who develop programs and events to:  foster membership participation, generate enthusiasm and assist in membership growth and retention, create and promote programs to enhance the Chamber’s profile in the community and provide additional sources of non-dues revenue.

Special Events Include:

  • Economic Development Breakfast
  • Taste of Southern New Hampshire Restaurant Expo
  • Chamber Classic Golf Tournament
  • Annual Dinner Meeting and Business Awards Ceremony
  • Hidden Jewel Champagne Celebration
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Yeti Quest
  • Community Outreach Events