Business Development Committee
The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee provides support and education for Gulf Breeze Area Chamber Members. Facilitates networking events, educational resources, and annual award process. Selects Business of the Month and Nonprofit of the Quarter Honorees.
Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 9:00 am - Chamber Conference Room
The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee builds partnerships that enhance the educational experience for students, supports our educators, and celebrates educational excellence in our communities; and provides a connection between the business community and Santa Rosa County schools from kindergarten readiness to work force development.
Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Check Chamber calendar for meeting locations
Chair: Rona Skelton
Co-Chair: Jodi Bell
Governmental Affairs Committee
Acts as a conduit for communication between local, county, regional and state elected officials and the Gulf Breeze business community. And serves as an advocate on behalf of, and an information resource for issues that affect our area businesses.
Meeting schedule for 2018 TBD - Chamber Conference Room
Chair: General John Adams, USA retired
Chamber Ambassadors strive to be the friendly face of the Chamber; and help promote and develop strong relationships between the Chamber; its members and the local business community.
Chair: Sharon Pitts
Co-Chair: Jeremy Carver
Special Events Committees
Annual Awards Gala Committee
Annual Chamber fundraiser that honors the outgoing Chairman of the Board and Board of Directors members as well as those businesses and individuals who stood out as shining stars.
Co-Chair: Karen Jurkowich
Fairways to Freedom Golf Tournament Committee
Our Annual Military Appreciation Month Event, this fun golf tournament features a special program honoring our active duty and retired military personnel.
Chair: Corey Booth
Co-Chair: Susan Clark
Taste of Gulf Breeze
The Taste of Gulf Breeze is an event showcasing businesses serving the Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Bay Areas while area restaurants and food and beverage providers tempt attendees with culinary delights.
Chair: Donna Cooper
Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade
The Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade is the Annual kick off to the holiday season where businesses and organizations parade down Shoreline Drive to the delight of over 3,000 attendees. Santa Claus closes the parade on the Gulf Breeze Fire Department Ladder truck.
Chair: Donna Cooper
Chamber Building Task Force
Task Force designated to research and assist with identification of potential short term and long-term office locations. Review lease options, financing, etc.
Chair: Dennis Remesch
Co-Chair: Holly Jurnovoy
Chamber Foundation Task Force
Task Force designated to establish a 501©3 foundation for the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chair: Karen Aloy
30th Anniversary Task Force
Task Force designated to plan and prepare for 30th Anniversary celebrations, marketing, “story telling”, etc.