ENGAGE WITH GAACC
ENGAGE WITH GAACC
We are taking applications for members who want to serve on our committees. Each committee is chaired by a GAACC board member. Service commitment is for the calendar year 2022. Serving in any of these capacities is a pathway to serving on the board. Note: you must be a member in good standing to participate.
Committees, their composition and areas of responsibilities are listed below. If you are interested in serving on a committee in 2022, please complete this online application.
The Development Committee is crucial and leads the chamber to secure funding for our major events.
The committee will work with our existing corporate partners and devise mechanisms to acquire new corporate partnerships for our major events like the Texas Asian Economic Summit. The committee is chaired by Kannan Kaliyur.
Roles & Responsibilities
Review our sponsorship structure and recommend suggestions
Identify potential donors and meet them whenever required
This committee reviews and makes recommendations to improve GAACC’s membership structure to support numeric goals per our strategic plan. It also reviews our member programs, and drives partnerships to increase membership. Minh Tran chairs the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee consists of following programs:
Ambassadors: GAACC Ambassadors are a dedicated group of highly visible and active volunteers representing the Chamber in our community. Ambassadors represent their own business/organization while also promoting Chamber events and programs. They attend orientations, ribbon cuttings, outreach events, and member mixers. They let people know about our programs and resources, and act as a buddy for new members, personally inviting them to upcoming events, and introducing them to our services. Wan Kim leads the GAACC Ambassadors program.
Interested in serving as an ambassador in 2022? Complete this online application
Women's Club: The Women's Club is a dynamic group of leaders who grow and learn from each other. The Club will meet on the second Thursday of every month for an hour and a half to eat amazing food from one of our community restaurant members, enjoy a presentation that is inspiring, educational, and fun on a rotational topic of choice, and network with each other to strengthen our relationships. This is led by our GAACC Champion, Stephanie Louie.
Biz Essential Workshops: This committee works on organizing business 101 workshops on a variety of topics including marketing, finance and accounting, HR management, developing a business plan, and more. Speakers, professionals from our community, will conduct training sessions offered free to members and those who register.
Member Mixers: Member Mixers are planned each month and provide an opportunity for members to get to know each other and share business contacts, all in the friendly confines of a social environment. This is led by our GAACC Champion, Shiho Masuda.
VIP Mixers: VIP Mixers are organized by members on the Board to facilitate Chamber development and growth. This is led by our GAACC Champion, Lisa Magruder.
Perks and Discounts: To utilize a texting service to promote member perks and discounts as well as GAACC events that will be more engaging for members. This is led by our GAACC Champion Lloyd Saldanha.
Texas Asian Economic Summit Committee
The Ovation Planning Committee and Conference Planning Committee is responsible for the planning and execution of our ambitious and historic event, The Texas Asian Summit.
The event will be held in the fall this year with the aim to bring direct investment from national and international companies to Texas.
Being the first of its kind, this event will bring national and international business delegations to Austin and provide a platform for the local business community of Austin to network and share experiences with business leaders from other States and countries.
Ovation Planning Committee
This committee plans our annual awards fundraiser, Ovation.
Conference Planning Committee
The Conference Planning Committee will be responsible for arranging the conference feature during our Texas Asian Summit, which is an integral part of the summit.
Golf Planning Committee: This committee plans and executes the Golf Tournament for 2022.
The Financial Committee will help advise GAACC with financial matters. Jessica Chen is the Finance Committee Chair.
If you are would like to serve on any one of these committees in 2022, please complete this online application. Thank you!
GAACC Talent Pool
We are always on the lookout for talented volunteers who share our values and want to support our Chamber's mission.
Interested in any of these areas: Events, Fundraising, Volunteer, Communication & Marketing, Contractor or Language Translation? Complete this online application