• Get Involved

  • One of the most valuable benefits of investing in the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce is the opportunity to participate in one of the Chamber’s many committees.  It is a great way to broaden the connections that will help you grow your business.

     

    Economic Development & Public Policy   
    Vice Chair: Kathy Garrahan
    508-879-5600

    The goal of the Economic Development & Public Policy Committee is to increase economic activity throughout MetroWest.  We do this by promoting a business friendly climate which will help attract new companies and retain and expand the companies that are already located here.  We advocate for the needs of business at the local, state and Federal levels and act as a catalyst for regulatory and legislative changes that support business growth and development.

    CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE METROWEST AREA'S LOCAL LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION

    CLICK HERE to FIND A LEGISLATOR

     

     

    Affiliate Relations
    Vice Chair: Lou Carrier
    Chamber Contact: Jill Schindler

    508-879-5600


    Strategic Growth
    Vice Chair:
    Chamber Contact: Paul Joseph

    508-879-5600

    Marketing
    Vice Chair: Jennifer Ashkinos
    Chamber Contact: Jill Schindler

    508-879-5600


    Member Engagement Team:
    Chamber Contact: Jill Schindler
    508-879-5600


    The goal of the Member Engagement Team is to expand and strengthen the Chamber’s membership and increase visibility for our members.  By providing relevant programming and targeted outreach the committee seeks to add new members and retain existing members.  The role of these "Ambasadors"  is to provide a point of contact for new members, foster member involvement in the life of the chamber, and increase the retention rate among new and existing members.

     

    OTHER AFFILIATES/ INITIATIVES

    MetroWest Tourism and Visitors Bureau
    Executive Director:  Susan Nicholl
    508-270-1900
    Chamber Contact:  Paul Joseph
    508-879-5600


    The MetroWest Visitors Bureau was created by the Legislature in 2011 through the collaborative efforts of the MetroWest, Marlborough Regional, Milford Area and Corridor Nine Chambers of Commerce as a means to brand and promote the various attractions and amenities that lend MetroWest its unique identity and to help build visibility for the MetroWest region. (www.metrowestvisitors.org)

     

    Veterans Initiative
    Chair: John Stone
    508-650-9917
    Chamber Contact: Jill Schindler
    508-879-5600


    The MetroWest Chamber Veterans Initiative was organized to help Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, as well as veterans of earlier conflicts to successfully re-integrate into society. We work to support employment opportunities for veteran’s and assist in building awareness about the needs of the veteran community.

     

    Annual Event Committees: 
    Chamber Contact: Jill Schindler
    508-879-5600

    Taste of MetroWest (March)
    MetroWest Educational Foundation Golf Tournament (September)
    Annual Dinner (November)

     


  • To join a committee call, mail or fax the following information to:
    MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, 1671 Worcester Road, Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701
    Phone  508-879-5600  Fax:  508-875-9325