WE CAN CONNECT YOU
The Lakeville Chamber is a business membership organization that provides access to resources, services, educational programs, networking and marketing opportunities. With nearly 500 committed members, and 75 years of experience, the Lakeville Chamber is proud of our outstanding programs and valuable services.
Who do you want to meet?
We serve as your key connector in the Lakeville community – bringing our residents, our educators, our local and elected officials and our businesses together to make the city of Lakeville a great place to live, work and play.
The Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to serve as an advocate, resource and leader for its members and the business community by:
- Delivering networking and marketing opportunities
- Assisting with economic development
- Coordinating access to local and elected officials
- Providing professional development
- Prioritizing Workforce Development
- Promoting tourism
The Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce is considered the best resource for the needs of the business community through:
- Networking & Connections
- Access to Resources
- Marketing & Promotion
- Workforce Development
Krista works closely with our members, our schools, and local and elected officials to give our businesses access to information, assistance with economic development, and workforce development opportunities.
952.469.2020 | gro.bvcrebmahcellivekal@atsirk
Vice President & Director of Tourism
Jeanne Promotes the Lakeville area, and our many tourism amenities, throughout the country. She works closely with our hotels, restaurants, and hospitality businesses to ensure residents and tourists know the many options for leisure and business travel, meetings and conferences, weddings and other important group gatherings.
952.469.2020 | gro.ellivekaltisiv@ennaej
Director of Member Services
Shanen works with our members to make sure they are getting the most from their membership experience. She can help you customize your membership to help achieve your business goals and connect with the audience you are targeting.
952.469.2020 | gro.bvcrebmahcellivekal@nenahs
Director of Marketing & Events
Brenda focuses on the networking and marketing priorities of the Chamber. She promotes our members to each other and the Lakeville community by coordinating our monthly and signature events and maintaining our social media presence.
952.469.2020 | gro.bvcrebmahcellivekal@adnerb
Chamber Coordinator and Lakeville Works
In addition to general Chamber administration, Kim focuses on our workforce development commitment – facilitating connections, coordinating events and spearheading initiatives for Lakeville Works.
952.469.2020 | gro.rebmahcellivekal@mik
“Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is SUCCESS.”
– Henry Ford
The success of the entire Lakeville community relies on the strength of our partnerships. The Lakeville Chamber of Commerce is proud to work closely throughout the year with several city, county and state partners.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Chamber Board of Directors represents the members as the organization’s ultimate authority. The Board creates the mission and vision, sets management direction, and provides advice and counsel consonant with long-term growth and sound operations. Management is responsible for implementing the direction of the Board.
Responsibilities of Chamber Board Members:
- Deliberate and approve policy positions of the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce.
- Serve on at least one committee of the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce.
- Support the Chamber by attending Chamber events as they are able.
- Assist in membership recruitment and retention efforts.
- Support and serve as spokespersons for Chamber policy positions and participate in the
annual strategic planning session.
- Financially support Chamber activities.
- Enhance the public image of the Chamber.
- Monitor and evaluate the performance of the Chamber in achieving goals and missions.
COMMITTEES & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The Lakeville Chamber of Commerce provides several opportunities for members to develop professionally and to become involved in the community. People do business with those they know, and as such, we encourage our members to volunteer. Members can join one of several committees, or groups, based on their interests and availability of time. Every volunteering opportunity presents its own unique purpose and we welcome you as well to explore one that interests you.