El Paso Chamber Committees exist to serve a variety of needs and audiences within EPC and in the greater El Paso community. Committees are used for internal operations such as welcoming new members, budget planning, and gathering insight on external issues like mobility and border relations to provide better opportunities for connecting, coaching, and advocating.
Members are invited to join committees to share expertise and gain new insight. The committees marked with an asterisk require an additional application process for admission.
A highly motivated and enthusiastic group of special volunteers that perform several key functions for the El Paso Chamber. The Ambassador members serve as the welcome wagon, cheerleaders, mentors, counselors and guides. They assist the Chamber in assuring that members of the chamber are well informed and are receiving the full measure of service,support and resources available to them.
The Governing Advisory Board is a group of longtime El Paso Chamber advocates who provide important advice on community need and the EPC’s work. They are also responsible for electing the Board of Directors each year.
The Foundation Board serves as an oversight board for the El Paso Chamber’s Foundation. The Foundation is a wholly owned subsidiary of EPC and exists only to support EPC. It is also deployed to serve as a financial agent for the DCL Infrastructure, EPC Future Fund and TEDxElPaso among others.
The Education and Workforce (EDWF) committee focuses on advocacy of education and workforce issues that impact members and the borderplex region, as well as creating opportunities to receive education and community updates through new training protocols and workforce development issues.
The Mobility Coalition is focused on advocating for transportation initiatives and funding for the El Paso region.
The committee’s primary responsibility is to provide financial oversight for the El Paso Chamber. The committee’s portfolio includes the oversight of budgeting, financial planning, and financial reporting to EPC’s board and executive leadership.
The government relations committee focuses on policy issue advocacy on behalf of members and the El Paso community. Advocacy efforts are guided by committee member participation, research, and policy paper production. The committee also serves in an advisory capacity for other Chamber committees. Provides reports on Infrastructure, Healthcare, Cross Border, Education, and Workforce, Shared Value, Aerospace & Defense, MVAC, BOD, and EMCO.
The Military Affairs Committee focuses on serving the business and regional communities on military matters, support the region’s military complex, synchronize regional military-related efforts, and foster effective community partnerships to improve the quality of life, schools, and job opportunities for Armed Forces members, their families, and Veterans in order to achieve regional economic prosperity and growth.
The healthcare coalition explores local issues that inform the Chamber’s advocacy on healthcare. The coalition creates a space for healthcare leaders and the business community to productively address the concerns that affect both, and welcomes all Chamber members, regardless of industry affiliation.
The Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC) focuses on increasing access to coaching and capital for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). In addition, SBAC serves as an intra-committee liaison and is responsible for ensuring other Chamber committees are up to date on changes to relevant legislation and policy.
On accord with the EPC bylaws, the Board of Directors is the principal fiduciary body for the Chamber