The “A-Team” serves at the GLCC’s welcoming committee. The “A-Team” attends Ribbon Cuttings to welcome new members to the chamber. In addition, our Ambassadors attend monthly networking events to make sure “new or shy” members are introduced to other members and feel connected to the organization. If you love meeting new people and networking, this is the committee for you!
Awards Committee for Annual Meeting
The Awards Committee is a short-term committee that meetings from October – December to review and update all business award categories, suggest nominations and vet award recipients in preparation for the Annual meeting in February.
Open to All Members Meeting Time: 1st Wednesday of each month @ 8:30am
The Economic Development and Planning Committee (EDP) provides direction and advisement to public and private developers as well as state/local government on zoning, resource allocation, city planning and transportation related issues. The EDP Committee provides a venue for business and government to collaborate towards the improving economic vitality for the entire community.
Co-Chairs: Christine Pierce (Columbia Insurance) and Joe Scianatico (MassBay Credit Union)
Open to All
The Annual Golf Tournament is held the 2nd Monday in August. The Committee of 6 – 8 volunteers starts planning in April/May and is responsible for assisting with recruiting players/foursomes, sponsorships, auctions donations, and golf bag gifts. The Annual Golf Tournament serves as a major fundraiser for the GLCC.
Open to All Members
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 8:30am
The Government Affairs Committee is committed to reviewing, developing, and supporting issues that promote a positive, pro-active economic environment and enhanced quality of life in the Lynn Area and regionally. The purpose is to advocate for the business community to stimulate and grow the economy and generate jobs for the Lynn Area. The GAC partners with local City department heads, community leaders and local, state and federal officials on issues that affect business.
In preparation for the Annual Meeting in February, this committee meeting for several months from October – December to review current Board members terms and to vet potential new Board member candidates for the Board of Directors. Asked to serve are past presidents and interested board members not up for re-election.
The GLCC Workforce & Economic Development Committee goals are to foster the business community’s education and awareness to resources conducive to their success: to educate our business members about economic opportunities that both the City, business and the nonprofit sector provide, so enterprises can reach their full potential. These opportunities include job training, loan programs, grant programs, business plan development, management training, licensing and certification programs, to name a few.