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We encourage our members to join a committee. Most committees meet once a month for an hour. Not only will you be contributing to your community, but you'll be meeting other Chamber members who can refer your business!

Activities Include:

  • Greeting guests at events
  • Helping members connect
  • Helping members learn what the chamber can do for them

“My favorite part as Chair of the Chamber New Member Ambassador Committee, is getting to meet all the new businesses and discuss their goals for what they hope to accomplish in their business while showing them how the Chamber can help make those goals a reality right here in Washington County.”    - Kelsi Palmer, Ambassador Committee Chair

Interested in joining? Reach out to the staff liaison, Brianna Scott at or 301-739-2015 ext. 104.

Check out the page on our current Ambassadors

This committee works with business and educators to improve educational opportunities in Washington County.

Programs Include:

  • Learning Lunch Hour
  • Teacher of the Year

Kathleen O’Connell, Washington County Free Library
Mary Ellen Waltemire, One Step Closer Coaching

Interested in joining? Reach out to the staff liaison, Donna Mitchell at or 301-739-2015 ext. 101

This committee maintains the Chamber’s relationship with government officials and decides Chamber positions on questions of public policy.

Activities Include:

  • Hosting government and candidate forums
  • Lobbying
  • Deciding positions on current legislation
  • Communicating with elected and appointed leaders

Interested in joining? Reach out to the staff liaison, Paul Frey, at or 301-739-2015 ext. 102

The Chamber has events that fall outside the mission of the standing committees and we welcome volunteers for specific events, such as our Commerce Cup Golf Tournament in August.

Interested in volunteering? Contact Donna Mitchell, Director of Operations at or 301-739-2015 ext. 101.

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