Farmington Chamber of Commerce Committees
Joining a committee is a great way to network within the Farmington Chamber of Commerce while serving the civic, industrial, educational, commercial and business interests of Farmington, San Juan County and New Mexico...all with just a one hour commitment to a meeting each month!
Chair: Chris Pash - Welcomes new teachers by hosting a New Teachers’ Luncheon for Farmington schools. Implemented the “It’s YOUR Life” program, taught to every ninth grade class in Farmington schools by business professionals within the chamber. Host Rocinante High School career day.
2020 President: Melissa Ramsted - Official ambassadors to the chamber, participating in ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, and make a yearly trip to the NM Legislative Opening Reception in Santa Fe. Click here for an application to join.
Legislative/Governmental Affairs Committee
Chair: Tom Taylor - Brings together business and community leaders from our area to focus on legislative initiatives. The committee discusses the impact of these issues on business in Farmington and how we can keep our chamber membership up to date on local and state issues that might affect them. The committee may also draft and recommend to the Board positions on issues to be adopted and advocated to government officials, membership and the public.
Chair: Melissa Ramsted - Responsible for creating and implementing new fundraisers for the chamber, most notably, Chile in October and Music on the Greens Membership Celebration.
Finance and Operations Committee
Chair: Addie Betancourt - Responsible for overseeing the financials of the Farmington Chamber of Commerce, including reviewing the monthly bank statements, invoices and the management of the chamber’s investments.
Retire! NW New Mexico Committee
Chair: Nancy Shepherd - Works in conjunction with the City of Farmington, and the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau to market northwest New Mexico as a place of outdoor adventure, vitality, active living and as a prime retirement destination for active retirees.