Business Development Committee
The Chamber is committed to supporting programs that promote a positive business climate in the community that makes Pearland a better place to live and work. The Business Development committee encourages the spirit of cooperation among government, education, legislators, other non-profits and partners by hosting a round table discussion on areas of responsibility and to foster collaboration. The Business Development Committee works to establish partnership with other community organizations. Events are planned and coordinated through Business Development. If you are not able to attend meeting but would like to volunteer to help at events, please email Cheryl.Kepp@PearlandTexasChamber.us. Event volunteers have the opportunity to meet a lot of members. Business Development meetings are held on the third Friday monthly at 10 am.
Transportation focuses on getting around in Pearland. Learn about transportation issues and scheduled improvements directly from those making the changes. The mission is to maintain active involvement in surface, rail, air, marine and other modes of transportation to enhance regional commerce. Meetings are bi-monthly on the fourth Monday at 2:00 pm.
The Governmental Relations team works to boil down Pearland business issues into a Public Policy so that a synopsis can be presented to our Local, State and Federal lawmakers. Each month the committee hears from elected officials and others that can provide insight into the workings of our local, state and national government. The Governmental Relations Team meets on the second Friday monthly at 9:30 am.
Shop Pearland Committee works to stimulate spending locally. Team members feel strongly about educating Pearland about the positive impact of spending dollars “in town” instead of neighboring cities. This team typically meets the second Tuesday monthly at 9 am at various member locations.
Member Outreach Committee
What are members missing? How can we engage our members more? This team is focused on making membership in the Pearland Chamber of Commerce as beneficial as possible. This team works on anything and everything membership related within the organization. Meetings are on the 4th Tuesday monthly at 10:00 am.
Healthcare Committee provides resources that includes access to information regarding healthcare options in the fields of policy, advocacy, compliance, and business development creating a healthier community. The committee also distributes Healthy Life, a quarterly newsletter. Articles in the newsletter are submitted by our members. The Healthcare committee brings healthcare topics in multiple platforms that educate and engage the general public to make healthier choices; is resource for local businesses looking to improve the health of their employees; provides education for consumers and business owners to be “healthcare insiders” that can make informed decisions when utilizing the healthcare system. The Healthcare Committee meets on the first Friday monthly at 9:00 am.
Ambassadors are a group of volunteers acting as liaisons for the Pearland Chamber of Commerce to the Pearland area for the purpose of promoting member participation and good will within the Chamber’s framework. The Chamber has openings for additional Ambassadors. Interested applicants can contact Jere Gnader at 281-485-3634 or Jere.Gnader@pearlandtexaschamber.us for information on one of the most essential Chamber programs or review the guidelines and application. The Pearland Chamber of Commerce performs a criminal background search on all new applicants. By signing this application you hereby acknowledge that a criminal background search will be performed and consent to the Pearland Chamber of Commerce performing a criminal background search in order to determine your criminal history.