Committees and Meetings

Board of Directors

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Ambassador Committee

The purpose of the committee is to serve as the official chamber representative for new business openings, open house events, dedication and ground-breaking ceremonies, special chamber events and the Annual Meeting. Meetings are held the 1st Wednesday of each Month, at noon, at the chamber office.

Business Committee

Emergent Community Leaders

The mission of Emergent Community Leaders is Connecting & Energizing businesses, communities, professionals and students for a dynamic northeastern Minnesota.

2017 Executive Committee

Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Karen Gardinier, Chair – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Jamie Lindseth, 1st Vice Chair – Range Reliable
Dave Lislegard, 2nd Vice Chair – Lakehead Constructors
Stephen Peterson, Past Chair – Entrepreneur Fund
Matt Uhan, Treasurer – First National Bank of Gilbert

Legislative Affairs Committee

Legislative Affairs Committee members attend regular meetings, watch Minnesota Chamber of Commerce webinars which review the activities of the legislature.   In doing so, the committee makes recommendations to the Laurentian Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on matters ranging from policy to legislation.


Bureaus of the Chamber:

Eveleth Heritage Committee

The mission of the Eveleth Heritage Committee is to help maintain and expand the economic viability of the community by supporting and promoting the preservation and interpretation of the culture, history, and heritage of Eveleth.

Bill Aho, Chair

Second Tuesday of the Month at 12:00 Noon at the Eveleth Super 8 
Any one interested in the Heritage and History of Eveleth please attend.
 Bring a friend! 
To submit or request information please email us at

Iron Range Job Fair Committee

The Iron Range Job Fair Committee seeks to offer an event to connect area businesses with job seekers as well as educate job seekers on resume writing, interviewing skills and establishing a good first impression with prospective employers.

Beth Nitz, Chair

Virginia Community and Lakes Committee

The purpose of the Committee is to support beautification and preservation initiatives consistent with the City’s Comprehensive plan as it relates to land use, park-recreation-trails, and environmental protection. Call the Chamber office for next meeting date.

Dr. Don Sipola, Chair

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