Finance Committee will prepare a yearly budget and do, or cause to have done a yearly audit of the books.
Advertising Committee will consist of at least 3 members of the Chamber of Commerce. This committee will research, manage, produce and place advertising within parameters set and approval by the Chamber.
The membership committee shall solicit and accept membership and assist the Treasurer in collection of dues.
Bylaws shall be reviewed at least every 2 years by a committee appointed by the President. After reviewing the bylaws, the committee will present the recommended changes and/or modifications to the membership at any regular meeting. The recommended changes shall be mailed or emailed out to the entire membership. After two weeks time, the bylaws may be amended at any regular meeting by a majority 2/3 vote of the members present.
A nominating committee shall be appointed at the first meeting in October. The President will appoint a director who’s not up for re-election to chair the nominating committee and officiate over the counting of ballets. The nominating committee will submit the nominees for officers and vacant directors at the last meeting in October. Any member of the chamber shall be permitted to submit nominations prior to the election at any regular meeting. However, any nomination submitted by a member must be received before December 1st to be included in the membership dues and ballot mailing. Ballots shall be sent in conjunction with dues invoices by mail or email at least 1 month prior to Election Day. Ballots shall list nominees for each position as well as provide a place for a write-in candidate. Signed and dated proxies shall be accepted via mail. To be accepted, an absentee ballot must be postmarked by no later than the Monday preceding the Annual Meeting. All ballots shall be publicly counted at the Annual Chamber meeting.
Salmon River Economic Development Association Committee
The Salmon River Economic Development Association (Gem Community) is a sub-committee of the Chamber of Commerce. Their meetings will coincide with the Chamber of Commerce Meetings. Salmon River Economic Development Association or Gem Community functions as a subcommittee of the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of Economic Development. All members of the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce are also members of Salmon River Economic Development Association. There are no additional dues. All work effort will be volunteer.
Salmon River Economic Development Association is a structured organization of leader/officers and allied group of the greater Salmon River Community with the objective of developing and preserving the entire area for business, creation and improved quality of life. The community will be encouraged to participate and will be kept informed by news releases, newsletters and other means. Various Salmon River Economic Development Association Committees will work toward completing several projects each year.
Salmon River Economic Development Association will exchange information with the Idaho Department of Commerce, the community and other group so clear long term vision is assured.
Salmon River Economic Development Association will work toward a more economically sound environment for the citizens of the whole Salmon River area. Emphasis will be on improving the economic status of the existing population through increasing the length of the tourist season, encouraging cottage industries, helping market existing products produced by local residents and guiding changes that are inevitable.
When there is Salmon River Economic Development Association business to discuss it will be on the agenda of the Chamber of Commerce meeting and discussed during a regular meeting. The Salmon River Economic Development Association is charged with keeping an updated Economic Plan in place stating goals for one year and long term projects. These plans are used as guidelines for projects and point advantages for grants.
Salmon River Economic Development Directors Election and Term Limits
Salmon River Economic Development Association is structured to have three Directors. Each director is in charge of one of the following areas of Economic Development: Infrastructure, Economic Diversification or Business Retention and Expansion. The election of director’s coincides with the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce officer and director elections. Each director’s term is two years. A director vacancy can be filled during any regular meeting.
Standing and Special Committees
Standing and Special Committees may be added or removed at any time at the discretion of the President.