Committees

Are you interested in being more engaged in your community and our organization?  Looking for a leadership position that aligns with your professional goals and objectives?  The  American Caribbean Chamber of Commerce encourages you to become an involved member of our organization through committee engagement and leadership opportunities.  Consider joining the Chamber for one of the following committees:

Special Events Committee 

Government Affairs Committee

Entrepreneurship and Business Development Committee

International Affairs Committee

Education Committee

Special Events Committee

The Special events committee works to support the chamber in the planning, promotion, and sponsorship identification for chamber signature programming including the black elected officials’ reception, the annual awards program, trade mission, royal gala,evening networking/breakfast/luncheon/chamber summits,  mentorship, cultural  exchange, and corporate programming.      
 

Strategic Programs:
* Meet and Greets /Meet the Leaders
* Receptions/Functions
* Small Business Award Program

 

Education Committee

Education committee focused on policy, issues and programs in the areas of K-12 and higher education within the Greater Metropolitan region advocating on behalf of minority students and the minority workforce. 


Strategic Programs:
* Principal for a Day
* HISD  and K-12 outreach
* Higher education and vocational outreach
* Workforce development

 

Entrepreneurship and Business Development Committee

Entrepreneurship and Business Development committee works to share ideas and best practice strategies to help small business members operate more efficiently and profitably. The committee also works to assist small business learn what it takes to obtain and secure local, state and federal government procurement contracts. 


Strategic Programs:
– Procurement Series
– Business Lunch and Learns

 
 

Government Affairs Committee

The Government Affairs committee promotes pro-business legislation and advocates on behalf of issues of concern to the American Caribbean community within the Greater Metropolitan region.  This committee works to provide remarks, testimony and opposes legislation which threatens a healthy business climate and quality of life at both state and local levels. 


Strategic Partners & Programs:
* Elected Officials Welcome Reception
* Texas Legislative
 

 

International Affairs Committee

International Affairs committee is focused on developing programming and conducting outreach to   Caribbean, Afro-Cari,  Afro-Cari decent, Afro-decent , Afro- American,  and all other ethnic group communities and  Afro-Cari and Afro-diaspora organizations within the Greater  Metropolitan region to support the chamber’s international programming and to encourage the involvement and participation of international communities within the Chamber’s efforts.


Strategic Partners & Programs:
* Elected Officials Welcome Reception
* Texas Legislative