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Volunteer Opportunities

Ambassadors
Chamber Ambassadors are a group of volunteers who are employed by or who are Chamber Members. Ambassadors were established to be an Official Host for the Odessa Chamber of Commerce. Their responsibilities and activities are important in the growth of our community.

Area Relations
Those interested in joining can contact Paula Davis at paulad@odessachamber.com for more information. 

CEO Round Table
The Odessa Chamber of Commerce is proud to kick off a new program: CEO Roundtable. It is an opportunity for business leaders in our community to gather in an informal setting to discuss issues faced in their business. The topics range from hiring skilled employees, insurance issues, financial hurdles that each business faces on a regular basis, just to name a few. We are collaborating with Emergent Partners, a nationally-known consulting firm to lead this CEO Roundtable discussion. They have worked with Chambers across the state of Texas and beyond to offer their services to provide expertise on a variety of topics that each business professional faces each day in their company. Those interested in joining can contact Paula Davis at paulad@odessachamber.com for more information.

CVB Advisory Committee
The Odessa CVB is in the process of forming a CVB advisory committee complete with hotel, tourism and attraction representatives. Those interested in joining can contact Monica Tschauner at monicat@odessacvb.com

Education Committee
Assist with addressing educational needs and within Odessa. Those interested in joining can contact Paula Davis at paulad@odessachamber.com for more information.

Golf Tournament Committee
Golf tournament takes place the first week of May. Assist with sponsorships, event logistics and planning. Those interested in joining can contact Lynn Van Amburgh at lynnva@odessachamber.com for more information.

GROW Odessa
From its inception, the number one goal of the corporation has been to find ways to grow the community. Over the years, the corporation has helped to grow the Industrial and Business Parks and add jobs in the community. Those interested in joining can contact Tracy Jones at tracyj@odessaecodev.com for more information.

Legislative Affairs Committee
Assist with identifying policies and supporting legislative issues that impact business and the Odessa community. Those interested in joining can contact Paula Davis at paulad@odessachamber.com for more information.

Nominating Committee
Assists with Chamber board nominations and placements. Those interested in joining can contact Renee’ Earls at renee@odessachamber.com for more information.

PROS, People Representing Odessa Smiles
Volunteer organization for the Odessa CVB. Those interested in joining can contact Amanda Johnson at amandaj@odessacvb.com for more information.

Transportation Committee
Committee to assist with supporting infrastructure in the Permian Basin. Those interested in joining can contact Paula Davis at paulad@odessachamber.com for more information.

Workforce Development
Work to develop strategies and plans to create new jobs, grow the tax base, promote business activity, and diversify the economy. Those interested in joining can contact Teresa Vasquez at teresav@odessaecodev.com for more information.