Chamber Committees

We have a number of committees and special programs which may interest you. We endeavor to provide a variety of venues and opportunities to network, connect, contribute, and make the most of your membership experience with the chamber.

Business & Professional Development

The purpose of the Business & Professional Development Committee is to develop and promote programs that foster continuous learning, engagement and recognition of excellence in the business community.

Business and Professional Development Committee

Staff Liaison, Debra Mattar

Location: Venice Area Chamber of Commerce 


Angela Balsinger-Snyder
Chair – First International Title, Inc 

Nick Choat
Vice Chair – Sport Clips Haircuts of South Sarasota

Member Engagement

The purpose of the Member Engagement Committee is to provide the business community with fellowship opportunities and contacts; plan member activities including the Business Card Exchanges, Annual Installation Luncheon, Joint Chamber Events, and other networking activities.

Member Engagement Committee

Staff Liaison, Charleen Myers

Location: Venice Area Chamber of Commerce


Luis Cruz-Klein
Chair – RELAX Massage at 2K’s Salon and Spa 

Lisa Thaxton
Vice Chair – Grace Air Conditioning & Heating

INTERESTED IN JOINING? Apply to be a member today!