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Committees

VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2019

 

Committees within Greater Louisville Inc. have been established to aid in the development of an engaged Board. Work and meetings are designed around critical issues with opportunities for meaningful discussion and development of creative, collaborative partnerships within the greater Louisville region.

 

BOARD COMMITTEES

 

Board of Directors:
Mission:  The GLI Board of Directors is responsible for managing the business and affairs of the Corporation. The Board represents GLI to the community at-large and ensures sound financial management.
Meetings:  Six annually
Chairperson/Company:  Mike Ash, Fifth Third Bank Kentucky
Staff:  Keisha Lamb, klamb@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0024
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  $5K+ investment level; recommendations made by the Governance & Nominating Committee and appointed by the Board of Directors
Membership Slots: no less than 40 – no more than 55 Voting Directors; 25 Service Directors

 

Executive Committee:
Mission:  The GLI Executive Committee of the Board is responsible for facilitating the operation and management of the Corporation and has the authority to establish and appoint members to serve on advisory committees that shall advise and assist the Board and/or the Executive Committee with respect to such matters as finances, accountability studies, economic development programs, marketing, and other areas as the Chairman may, from time to time, deem appropriate. Except as otherwise specifically set forth in the by-laws or in applicable Kentucky statutes, when the Board is not in session, the Executive Committee shall have and may exercise all authority of the Board.
Meetings:  Monthly
Chairperson/Company:  Mike Ash, Fifth Third Bank
Staff:  Keisha Lamb, klamb@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0024
Additional Contribution or Requirements: $10K+ investment level; chair or co-chair a major committee; recommendations made by the Governance & Nominating Committee and appointed by the Board of Directors
Membership Slots:  11 Members

 

Governance & Nominating Committee:
Mission
The Governance & Nominating Committee plans for leadership succession, leads the Board in periodic reviews of its performance, and recommends Board governance guidelines, including norms and expectations. This committee also identifies, recruits, and recommends candidates for election to the Board of Directors and assists in the identification and nomination of qualified candidates for other GLI Advisory Councils and Committees as requested by the GLI Executive Committee.
Meetings:  As needed (approximately six per year)
Chairperson/Company:  Evelyn Strange, AES Advanced Electrical Systems, Inc.
Staff:  Kim James, kjames@greaterlouisville.com  / 502-625-0090
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  GLI Board members
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Planning Committee:
Mission:  The mission of the planning committee is to help members and other stakeholders understand GLI’s important role in the community, ensure clarity of GLI tactics and strategies, and provide objective feedback to GLI staff on perceived efficacy of tactics being utilized to accomplish key goals.
Meetings: 3 meetings during the planning process
Chairperson/Company:  Lonnie Bellar, LG&E and KU Energy, LLC
Staff:  Shawna Burton, sburton@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0078
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  GLI Board members
Membership Slots:  Varied as needed

 

ADVISORY COMMITTEES


Ambassadors
:
Mission:  The Ambassadors Committee serves members in the development and growth of GLI
Meetings:  Monthly
Chairperson/Company: Maria Mackey, Mackey Printing Services
Staff: Terri Weber, tweber@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0021
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Open to all GLI Members
Membership Slots:  One per core member, more with Top Investor membership

 

Communications and Marketing Committee:
Mission:  The Communications and Marketing committee contributes to the strategic and marketing plan to promote GLI’s mission and vision, best practice solutions, and provide guidance on the implementation of the marketing and communications plan
Meetings:  Bi-annually and as needed
Chairperson/Company:  Todd Spencer, Doe Anderson
Staff:  Alison Brotzge-Elder (Communications), abrotzge@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0046
Marie McCormick (Marketing), mmccormick@greaterlouisville.com  / 502-625-0226
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Marketing professionals or public relations professionals
Membership Slots:  12 Members (maximum)

 

Events & Products Committee:
Mission:  The Events & Products Committee provides feedback and insight for both GLI’s annual programming strategies as well as GLI’s earned income/non-dues revenue streams. The committee provides a sounding board to ensure events are meaningful, relevant, and meets the needs of GLI’s diverse membership and helps to develop and implement additional sources of product revenue.
Meetings:  Bi-annually
Chairperson/Company:  Don Kelly, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLP
Staff:  Sydney Doctor, sdoctor@greaterlouisville.com  / 502-625-0033
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Attend 3+ GLI events annually
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Finance Committee:
Mission:  The Finance Committee oversees the audit, budget, financials, receivables, write- offs, investments, policies and procedures, and internal controls.
Meetings:  Quarterly and as needed
Chairperson/Company:  David Wombwell, US Bank
Staff:  Carla Wright, cwright@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0161
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Chamber investors with backgrounds in finance, accounting, business, investment management, executive leadership and/or business ownership
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

GLIDE Steering Committee:
Mission:  The GLIDE (Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition) Steering Committee consists of GLI members whose perspective and ideas help develop an effective agenda for the annual three-day study mission.  Committee participants will assist with attendee targets and provide an important link between trip and the actions that follow GLIDE.
Meetings:  2 – 3 during planning period
Chairperson/Company:  Jennifer Willis, Humana
Staff:  Shawna Burton, sburton@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0078
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Attend the annual GLIDE trip
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Investor Development Advisory Committee:
Mission:  The Investor Development Committee assists in the identification and recruitment of investors into GLI.
Meetings:  Quarterly
Chairperson/Company:  TBD
Staff:  Rebecca Wood, rwood@greaterlouisville.com / 502-631-0179
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  8 Members

 

PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEES

Bi-State Advisory Committee:
Mission:  The Bi-State Issue Advisory Committee examines legislative issues that span the whole Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana region and determines the top priorities for GLI’s members in the bi-state region when advocating in Indianapolis, Frankfort, or Washington to ensure Greater Louisville’s economic growth.
Meetings:  Bi-annually
Chairperson/Company:  Doug York, Rodefer Moss
Staff:  Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

Business Competitiveness Advisory Committee:
Mission:  The Business Competitiveness Advisory Committee examines all issues related to economic development, tax, and fiscal policies and determines the top priorities for Greater Louisville (bi-state) businesses.
Meetings:  Bi-annually
Chairperson/Company:   Jim Dahlem, The Dahlem Company / Tom Luber, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
Staff:  Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

Education and Workforce Policy Committee
Mission: The Education and Workforce Policy Committee examines local, state and federal issues related to education and workforce development in order to determine the top priorities that impact Greater Louisville businesses.
Meetings: Bi-annually
Chairperson/Company: Jeff Wafford, UPS
Staff:  Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

Environment and Energy Advisory Committee:
Mission:  The Environment & Energy Issue Advisory Committee examines all issues related to energy and the environment and determines the top priorities for Greater Louisville businesses with an emphasis on advocating for reasonable energy and environmental policies.
Meetings
:  Monthly
Chairperson/Company:  Jennifer Cave, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Staff:  Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

  • Air Subcommittee:
    Mission:  The Air Subcommittee examines all issues related to air quality and regulations; findings are reported back to the Environment & Energy Advisory Committee as needed.
    Meetings
    :  As needed
    Chairperson/Company:  Stewart McCollam, Smith Management Group
    Staff: Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
    Additional Contribution or Requirements: None
    Membership Slots:  Varies as needed
  • Water Subcommittee:
    Mission:  The Water Subcommittee examines all issues related to water; findings are reported back to the Environment & Energy Advisory Committee as needed.
    Meetings
    :  As needed
    Chairperson/Company:  Greg Dutton, Goldberg & Simpson
    Staff: Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
    Other Contact:  Tim Corrigan, tim@therotundagroup.com / 502-817-4177
    Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
    Membership Slots:  Varies as needed
  • Waste Subcommittee:
    Mission:  The Waste Subcommittee examines all issues related to waste; findings are reported back to the Environment & Energy Advisory Committee as needed.
    Meetings
    :  As needed
    Chairperson/Company: Bryan Slade, ecoTech
    Staff: Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
    Other Contact:  Tim Corrigan, tim@therotundagroup.com / 502-817-4177
    Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
    Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

Health Care Advisory Committee:
Mission:   The Health Care Issue Advisory Committee examines all issues related to health care and determines the top priorities for health and aging care.
Meetings:  Bi-annually
Chairperson/Company:  Gwen Cooper, Hosparus Health
Staff:  Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

Public Policy Council:
Mission:  The Public Policy Council examines a wide range of issues and determines the top advocacy priorities for Greater Louisville businesses, thus backing policies and legislation that will keep the region economically competitive.
Meetings:  Monthly
Chairperson/Company:  Tim Hagerty, Frost Brown Todd / Sherri Craig, Kentucky One Health
Staff:  Iris Wilbur, iwilbur@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0059
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Minimum of $10K investment or two years of service on an issue committee.  Appointed by the Public Policy Council Nominating Committee
Membership Slots:  One per company, with the exception of issue committee chairs; Varies as needed on number of members

  • Public Policy Council Nominating Committee:
    Mission:  The Public Policy Council Nominating Committee is responsible for recruiting members of the Public Policy Council and approving Chair recommendations for Issues Advisory Committee.
    Meetings:  As needed
    Chairperson/Company:  TBD
    Staff:  Iris Wilbur, iwilbur@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0059
    Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Appointed by the Public Policy Council Chair; must be a member of the Public Policy Council ($10K investment level or 2 years of service on one of the issue committees)
    Membership Slots:  5 Members

Tax Reform Task Force:

Mission:  The Tax Reform Task Force provides pro-business recommendations to the governor and legislature for reforms pertaining to Kentucky’s tax code.
Meetings:  As needed
Chairperson/Company:  Brian Cromer, Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Staff: Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034Additional Contribution or Requirements:  TBD
Membership Slots:  TBD

Transportation & Infrastructure Advisory Committee:
Mission:  The Transportation & Infrastructure Issue Advisory Committee examines all issues related to transportation and infrastructure and determines the top priorities for Greater Louisville businesses to ensure that the region’s transportation infrastructure is world-class.
Meetings:  Bi-annually
Chairperson/Company:  Chris Dickinson, AMEC Foster Wheeler
Staff:  Charles Aull, caull@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0034
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  None
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

ENTERPRISECORP COMMITTEES

EnterpriseCorp Advisory Board:

Mission:  EnterpriseCorp’s Advisory Board champions the EnterpriseCorp and provides feedback and advice for the Executive Director.
Meetings:  Six meetings and occasional conference calls or emails.
Chairperson/Company:  Galen Powers, MobileMedTek
Staff: Lisa Bajorinas, lbajorinas@enterprisecorp.com / 502-625-0133
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Appointed by Executive Director, EnterpriseCorp; CEO, Greater Louisville Inc.; and Chair, EnterpriseCorp Advisory Board
Membership Slots:  25 Members, one per company

 

Vogt Invention and Innovation Award Selection Committee:

Mission: The Vogt Invention and Innovation Award Selection Committee helps support the entrepreneurial efforts of engineers and innovators, and funds the product development and commercialization of their ideas from the Henry V. Heuser Sr. endowment.
Meetings:  Online review of applications throughout summer; one meeting in late summer
Chairperson/Company:  Tendai Charasika, Super Fan U
Staff:  Lisa Bajorinas, lbajorinas@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0133
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Selected by the Vogt Awards Advisory Committee
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

GREATER LOUISVILLE REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP COMMITTEE

 

Greater Louisville Regional Partnership Advisory Council:

Mission:  The Greater Louisville Regional Partnership Advisory Council serves as thought leaders and advisors on regional economic development strategies.
Meetings:  Quarterly
Chairperson:  TBD
Staff:  Deana Epperly Karem, dekarem@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0035
Additional Contribution or RequirementsAGL investment must be at $25,000.00 or above
Membership Slots:  12 – 16 Members

TALENT, WORKFORCE AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES

 

Talent Attraction Coalition:

Mission:  The Talent Attraction Coalition serves as the thought leaders and advisors for GLI’s regional talent attraction strategies.
Meetings:  Twice per year
Chairperson:  TBD
Staff:  Christine Tarquinio, ctarquinio@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0052
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  C-level human resources professionals with an interest in collaborating on project and strategies for regional talent attraction and retention and a working group to spearhead/oversee a formal strategic plan based on talent attraction
Membership Slots:  25 – 35 Members

 

Talent Steering Committee: 

Mission: The Talent Steering Committee provides Greater Louisville Inc. with guidance, assistance and direction in the strategy development and execution of the talent attraction, affinity and retention initiative.
Meetings:  Six meetings per year
Chairpersons:  Steve Cunanan, Kindred Healthcare
Staff:  Christin Tarquinio, ctarquinio@greaterlouisville.com / 502-625-0052
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Passion to make an impact in the region’s talent attraction efforts and willingness to drive executable deliverables toward results.
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed, one per company

 

Workforce Coalition:

Mission:  The Workforce Coalition serves as the thought leaders and advisors for GLI’s efforts to minimize barriers to work for entry-level, non-degreed workers.
Meetings:  Quarterly
Chairperson:  TBD
Staff:  Jessie Schook, jschook@greaterlouisville.com
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Broad-based group representing a variety of industries willing to work together to identify and create private sector solutions to workforce barriers.
Membership Slots:  25 – 30 Members

 

BUSINESS NETWORK COMMITTEES

SEPARATE MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

 

Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Network:
Mission:  The Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Network unites out diverse members to support sustainable growth in the manufacturing and logistics industries in the Greater Louisville region.
Meetings:  Monthly
Chairperson/Company:  Derek Bland, HJI Supply Chain Solutions / Kevin Grove, CBRE
Staff:  TBD
Additional Contribution or RequirementsMust be a member of AML and be associated with an organization that offers logistics or manufacturing services or supports one of those two industries.
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Arts and Cultural Alliance:
Mission:  The Arts and Cultural Alliance unites its members to leverage the collaborative power of the region’s arts and culture sector.
Meetings:  As needed
Chairperson/Company:  Kim Baker, the Kentucky Center
Staff:  TBD
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Must be a member of ACA and be associated with an organization interested in the advancement of the regional assets in arts and cultural amenities.
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Health Enterprises Network (HEN) Board of Directors:
Mission:  The HEN Board of Directors is a group committed to being true “ambassadors” for HEN and to utilize the services of HEN member organizations, as a means to improve the network’s overall value.
Meetings:  Quarterly
Chairperson/Company:  David Henley, University Health Care, Inc. dba Passport Health Plan
Staff: David Buschman, david@healthenterprisenetwork.com / 502-625-0020
Additional Contribution or Requirements: Must be a HEN Investor at the Primary or Intensive level. Members are encouraged to assist in program sponsorship; attend all HEN board meetings, but no less than 50%; participate in any one of the following committees or groups: executive, ad hoc marketing, nominating, health policy forum, member engagement, ad hoc programming; provide prospect referrals to HEN staff
Membership Slots:  1 member per company

 

Health Enterprises Network (HEN), Economic Development Committee:
Mission: The Economic Development Committee is a group committed to advancing HEN’s mission of fostering the growth of the region’s health-related economy by developing and executing plans to increase the HEN membership.
Meetings: Quarterly
Chairperson/Company: Jim Rives, Rives Development Associates
Staff: David Buschman, david@healthenterprisenetwork.com / 502-625-0020
Additional Contribution or Requirements: Must be a HEN member.
Membership Slots:  1 member per company

 

Health Enterprises Network (HEN), Finance Committee:
Mission: The Finance Committee provides financial expertise, guiding HEN towards monthly goals and meeting budget.
Meetings: Monthly
Chairperson/Company: Neal Thomas, EY
Staff: David Buschman, david@healthenterprisenetwork.com / 502-625-0020
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Must be a HEN member.
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Health Enterprises Network (HEN), Health Policy Forum:
Mission: The Health Policy Committee is a group of healthcare executives and professionals who meet quarterly to discus and identify key issues and bills in legislation germane to the committee (healthcare related), updates on federal healthcare changes, progress and status of economic development relative to specific health-related sub-sectors (pharmacy studies, long term care, medical devices).
Meetings: Quarterly
Chairperson/Company: Mark R. Wiegand, PhD, Professor and Dean, Lansing School of Nursing & Health Sciences, Bellarmine University
Staff: David Buschman, david@healthenterprisenetwork.com / 502-625-0020
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Must be a HEN member.
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Health Enterprises Network (HEN), Knowledge Networking Committee:
Mission: The Knowledge Networking Committee was created as a result of Board-led conversations which provided suggestions for potential networking events and educational opportunities.
Meetings:  As needed
Chairperson/Company: Phil Marshall, Hosparus Health
Staff: David Buschman, david@healthenterprisenetwork.com / 502-625-0020
Additional Contribution or Requirements: Exclusive to HEN board members
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed

 

Health Enterprises Network (HEN), Nominating Committee:
Mission:  The Nominating Committee is appointed by the Board, and chaired by a member of the Board, which shall monitor the succession of officers and Board members and shall make recommendations to the Board at or before the annual meeting of the Board, or at such other times as directed by the Chair, regarding persons to be elected to such positions.
Meetings: As needed
Chairperson/Company: Kathie McDonald-McClure, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Staff: David Buschman, david@healthenterprisenetwork.com / 502-625-0020
Additional Contribution or Requirements:  Exclusive to HEN board members
Membership Slots:  Varies as needed