Chamber Business

The Board of Directors shall manage the business and affairs of the Chamber and may exercise all powers of the Chamber, subject to any restrictions imposed by law, by the Articles of Incorporation or by these Bylaws. The Board of Directors may adopt, by majority vote, such rules and regulations for the conduct of its business and the business and affairs of the Chamber as shall be deemed advisable. Under no circumstances, however, shall any actions be taken that are inconsistent with the Articles of Incorporation and these Bylaws.
The Business & Economic Development Council works with members, community leaders, and other organizations that help to promote business creation and growth, increase employment, stimulate overall economic growth, and improve the quality of life of the Chambers service area.
Dunwoody Ambassadors are goodwill volunteers for the Chamber who engage in networking while making members feel valued, making them aware of Chamber functions and encouraging them to become involved in the Chambers Annual Business Plan. Their primary responsibility is to encourage the retention of existing members and the recruitment of new members.
The Annual Meeting includes the recognition of retiring directors, instillation of new directors and officers, as well as the official passing of the gavel from current Chair to incoming Chair. The winners of the Chamber Member of the Year and Ambassador of the Year are also announced.
The General Board of the Chamber is comprised of six Executive members, and no more than 19 General members who guide the Chamber's Business Plan and direction.
The Business & Economic Development Council works with members, community leaders, and other organizations that help to promote business creation and growth, increase employment, stimulate overall economic growth, and improve the quality of life of the Chambers service area.
Members who are certified through the Drugs Don't Work Program.
Dunwoody Ambassadors are goodwill volunteers for the Chamber who engage in networking while making members feel valued, making them aware of Chamber functions and encouraging them to become involved in the Chambers Annual Business Plan. Their primary responsibility is to encourage the retention of existing members and the recruitment of new members.
A group of strong, independent business women looking to connect, network, and support each other and the Dunwoody community through business opportunities, fundraising events, and outreach programs. The Dunwoody Chamber in Heels aspires to lead, inspire, and help businesses grow by networking and getting involved in the Dunwoody community.
Engage Dunwoody is an innovative program that provides opportunities for Dunwoody's corporate community and local businesses that desire to make a difference in their community. The City of Dunwoody and Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber aim to create potential partnerships between our Non-Profit organizations and Local Corporations through volunteer projects. Their goal is to build a better community for business and residents alike.
The Executive Committee shall have and exercise the authority of the Board of Directors in the management and oversight of the Chamber between meetings of the Board of Directors; provided, however, that the Executive Committee shall not have the authority of the Board of Directors as to any of the following matters: 1. Amending, altering or repealing the Bylaws of the Chamber; 2. Electing, appointing or removing any member of the Executive Committee or any Director or officer of the Chamber; 3. Amending the Articles of Incorporation of the Chamber; 4. Adopting a plan of merger or consolidation of the Chamber with another corporation or entity; 5. Authorizing the sale, lease, exchange or mortgage of all or substantially all of the property and assets of the Chamber; 6. Authorizing the voluntary dissolution of the Chamber or revoking proceeding therefore; 7. Adopting a plan for distribution of all, or substantially all, of the assets of the Chamber; and 8. Amending, altering or repealing any resolution of the Board of Directors which by its terms provides that it shall not be amended, altered or repealed by the Executive Committee. 9. The Executive Committee shall keep minutes of its proceedings and actions and shall provide them to the Board of Directors on or before the next meeting of the Board of Directors.
The purposes of the Finance Committee shall include: regularly and periodically reviewing the Chambers revenues and expenditures, balance sheet, and other matters related to the Chambers financial affairs and reporting to the Board of Directors or Executive Committee any financial irregularities or concerns; monitoring the preparation and filing of all appropriate and necessary filings with all applicable governmental authorities; assisting Chamber staff with developing the Chambers annual budget; periodically reviewing the adequacy of the Chambers internal controls and procedures and making recommendations to the Board of Directors for improvements as needed; as directed by the Board of Directors, conducting an internal audit of the Chambers financial records.
The Annual Autumn Extravaganza is a black-tie awards recognition event where dinner, entertainment and networking go hand in hand.
The Government Affairs Council advocates a better business climate for our service area by influencing economic and social policy. They unite under one voice by bringing together all sectors of the business community. All advocacy efforts made by the Chamber's Government Affairs Council are created on promoting a strong local economy and protecting a favorable business climate.
To produce relative events in which all Chamber members are invited to attend on a fist come first serve basis.
The Nominating Committee shall be responsible for annually developing the list of Director Candidates to be presented to the Members for election and for supervising election of Directors.
Maintaining key business documents that define the operations of the Chamber under the oversight of the Board of Directors.
The Partners in Education and Workforce Development Council is dedicated to developing a qualified workforce for the region and that begins with education. The Council is charged with defining the Chambers role in education around advocacy for improvement, connections and workforce readiness. The group is focused on building a knowledgeable and skilled workforce by engaging the business community in Early Childhood, K-12 and Higher Education. The Councils action plans are aligned with specific strategies from partner organizations. The goal of the Chamber is not to create additional programs but to support those efforts already underway in the community by providing a strong tie into the business community.
Bringing together the talents and insights of emerging young professionals, ages 21-40, the YPODs is a community-based organization of young professionals in the city of Dunwoody whose mission is to develop a dynamic and diverse group of peers with a passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn and the desire to build important relationships.
The General Board of the Chamber is comprised of six executive committee members, four general board members, two at large members and two ex-officio members who guide the Chamber's Business Plan and direction.
This group includes all active employees of the Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber.