Committees

Members can volunteer for any of the listed committees except the Executive Committee, which is composed of the officers of the corporation.

Executive Committee
Exercises close supervision of the Chamber. Oversees the integration of Internal Management Controls into the standard business process to assure the achievement of expected goals and within a projected budget. Develops plans to increase fund raising, and oversees the day-to-day operation of the organization.

Programs Committee
Overall responsibility for the programs at the Technology & Resource Center. Oversees all major events such as the Adelante Awards, the annual golf tournament, and the Hispanic Speakers Series. Dedicated to working with member organizations to develop new programs to meet their needs.

Business Development Committee
Reviews and updates the corporate business plan. Works to seek out business opportunities for Chamber members and collaborate with the members to implement any ideas they might have for business opportunities.

Legislative Affairs Committee
Responsible for interfacing with city, county, and state elected officials and their offices to promote laws and policies that allow businesses to have a level playing field from which to start and grow. The committee is strictly non-partisan, and it works with the sitting governor of Missouri to appoint qualified Hispanics to state boards and commissions.

Membership Committee
Is tasked with seeking out new members and with existing member retention.

Diplomats Committee
The main liaison between the membership and the board of directors. The committee tries to answer member questions and address any concerns regarding their involvement with the Chamber.

Public Relations Committee
Enhances the visibility of the Chamber and its members through the effective use of traditional and social media, the newsletter, and the Web site.

Recruitment Committee
Enhances workforce development by connecting Hispanic workers with available job opportunities in the St. Louis metro area.

Capital Campaign Committee
Responsible for obtaining the necessary financial support to complete the purchase of the space which houses the Technology & Resource Center.

Why Become a Member?

According to a study conducted by the Schapiro Group, when consumers know that a small business is a member of a chamber of commerce, they are 49% more likely to think favorably of it and 80% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company in the future.

Who are HCC Members?

The HCC currently has over 225 members including Hispanic enterprises, small and minority-owned businesses as well as major corporate clients and community partners such as Anheuser-Busch, Inc, Centene, Nestle Purina, Regional Business Council and AT&T.

Can I Volunteer?

There are several committee and event volunteer opportunities throughout the year, please contact the office for details.