Bend Chamber Taking Applications for Board of Directors


Looking for a way to help other businesses within the community? Do you want to make an impact on Bend? Do you believe Bend is headed in the right direction?

The Bend Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking men and women who have a desire to be involved in creating economic vitality within the city of Bend. They will join other leaders on the Bend Chamber Board of Directors and effect positive change in the community.

The Bend Chamber Nominating Committee is taking applications now for Chamber members who are interested in serving on the board. This year, there are four open positions for the Board of Directors and elections will be held later this fall. The Nominating Committee is looking for a diverse group of individuals who are current Chamber members. A term on the Board of Directors is three years starting January 1.

If you are interested in leading the business community in a new direction, complete the following questions and return them, with a cover letter to the Nomination Committee Chairman Steve Galash no later than August 1, 2011.

1. Why would you like to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Bend Chamber?
2. What are your qualifications as a board member?
3. In your estimation, what are the four top issues facing the Bend Business community, and what are you general thoughts relative to those issues?

Please send responses to each question to Steve Galash, Nomination Committee Chairman at the following: Bend Chamber of Commerce, Attn: Steve Galash, 777 NW Wall St., Ste. 200, Bend, OR 97701, or


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