Boards & Groups

Advisory Boards & Networking Groups of the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce

Advisory Boards and Networking Groups

Ambassador Club

Mission: Strengthen overall relationship with members by assisting with chamber events and creating awareness of the Chamber in the community.

Ambassadors serve as greeters at Chamber events and generally foster goodwill among the membership.  Ambassadors are asked to serve for at least one year and most choose to renew their Ambassadorship.


Business Development Advisory Board

Mission: To serve the small and minority owned businesses, working closely with all businesses and community leaders and other councils to determine and recommend appropriate subjects of training, information sharing and general business assessments.


Education Committee

Mission: This committee addresses issues of educational progress in San Marcos by strengthening the liaisons between the business community and all available resources including the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District and Texas State University.  It fosters cooperative programs between business, industry and education, so students will be better prepared for work experiences after graduation from high school, technical training institutions and college.  It serves as a vital link between local educational systems and local businesses.  It encourages business leaders to participate in the classroom by allowing employees to participate in the classroom by allowing employees to participate in school activities and tutor students with special needs.


Government Committee

Mission: Review pending and existing legislation and regulations for their impact on business and develop positions that promote the overall best interests of our members. The committee develops programs that inform and encourage members to participate in the Chamber’s government affairs initiatives.


Leads Groups

Mission: Helping Chamber members grow their businesses by giving and receiving profitable leads.

A leads group is comprised of many different types of businesses who are intently focused on being a marketing force for each other. This group becomes a networking environment where you can build relationships with other business professionals. During the leads group meetings, other members will become familiar with your business and learn how they can refer you to their own circle of contacts.

The San Marcos Leads Groups are the premier business networking groups at The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce. Our group membership is primarily business-to-business focused. Only one member per business category is allowed, so there is no intra-group competition.


Sustainability Program Committee

Mission: To facilitate environmental stewardship and responsibility through education efforts and programs.


Special Events Committee

Mission: Work with Chamber Staff to organize major special fundraising events for the Chamber; Increase profitability of special events and consider new events to meet program needs of the organization.


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Ambassador ClubBusiness Development Advisory BoardEducation CommitteeGovernment CommitteeLeads GroupSustainability Programs CommitteeSpecial Events Committee