Why serve on a committee? By participating in the various committees and activities the Chamber has to offer, you and your company can become instrumental in enhancing our community and shaping Ankeny's future.
If you see a committee below that you would be interested in serving on please contact the Chamber at 964-0685 or email the committee representative.
Ambassadors– The welcoming arm of the Chamber. Attend ribbon cuttings and ground breakings as needed and host the Chamber Orientation Reception. Meets regularly the third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM or 11:00 AM. Click Here to get involved with the Ambassadors.
Ankeny Young Professionals– Involved in the community they live and work in by supporting local businesses and partnering with local philanthropy efforts. AYP hosts socials and Lunch & Learns. Click Here to get involved with AYP.
Adult Learning– To reach and educate the Ankeny Chamber, Ankeny residents, and Ankeny area businesses about what adult education is and what options are available within the Ankeny community. Click Here to get involved with the Adult Learning Committee.
Member 2 Member– Promotes doing business with Ankeny Chamber members by contacting members, providing incentives through M2M program and promoting awareness of marketing opportunities. Meetings scheduled as needed. Click Here to get more information about the M2M Program.
Public Affairs– Conducts candidate forums and legislative briefings. Meets the third Monday of each month at Noon. Click Here to get involved with the Public Affairs committee.
Business Connect– This committee consists of Board Members and members who make periodic visits to the largest employers (employees of 50 or more) to encourage involvement and bring the management team up to date on the latest activity of the Ankeny Area Chamber. Click Here to get invovled with the Business Connect committee.
Ankeny Leadership Institute– Coordinates and plans the Institute that hosts 20 young leaders in Civic, government and academic areas of Ankeny. Click Here to learn more about the Ankeny Leadership Institute.
Annual Event Committees:
Chamber Golf Open– Plans the golf outing held in June. Meets as needed February to June. Click Here to get more information about the Chamber Golf Open committee.
Membership Luncheons - Organize and coordinate monthly Chamber Membership Luncheons. Click Here to get more information about the Membership Luncheons committee.
Chamber Chill 5K Run/Walk - Organize and coordinate the annual 5K run/walk. This event includes coordinating a kids run and an after party. Meets December through April as needed. Click Here to get more information about the Chamber Chill committee.
Total Resource Campaign- Plan for the Chamber’s annual sponsorship drive which runs from January through March each year. Click Here to get more information about the Total Resource Campaign.
Christmas Luncheon– Coordinates the annual community luncheon held in December. Meets as needed September through December. Click Here to get more information about the Christmas Luncheon committee.
Ankeny Celebrates Education - Organize the yearly celebration for all faculty and staff of Ankeny Schools. Click Here to get more information about the Ankeny Celebrates Education committee.
SummerFest/Sub-Committees– Be a part the Ankeny SummerFest organizational committee which meets beginning in January up to the event. Sub-committees include marketing, events and site preparation meet monthly also. Ankeny SummerFest is held around the second weekend of July. Click Here to get more information about SummerFest opportunities.
Corks and Caps: Iowa Wine and Craft Beer Festival - Join the committee to coordinate our Iowa wine and craft beer public event. Meets June through September as needed. Click Here to get more information about the Corks and Caps committee.
Taste Ankeny/Experience Ankeny- Join the committee to coordinate bringing the Chamber’s food, beverage, and service vendors together for one night of sharing their “taste” with Chamber members and the public. Click Here to get more information about the Taste Ankeny/Experience Ankeny committee.