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CHAMBER BOARDS + COMMITTEES
ABOUT THE BCCGKC

LEGISLATIVE & PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE (LPP)

The Committee represents the Black Chamber on local, state and federal issues that impact the members. The Committee researches issues, develops positions it recommends to the Board, and advocates for those positions with Board approval.

MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The committee develops and implements procedures to increase the number of Members and is responsible for ongoing membership renewal campaigns.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (BED)

The Committee develops and implements programs and strategies to enhance the economic opportunities available to the Members.

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

The Committee coordinates all activities for the purpose of generating funds for the general operating budget of the Black Chamber.

MARKETING/COMMUNICATIONS/PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE (MCP)

The Committee develops and implements procedures to increase the publicity of the Black Chamber and its activities through the media.

FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Committee will guide and make recommendations on matters such as budgets, programs to be funded and contributions to other organizations. It will review audit findings and submit recommendations to the Board. The Committee has responsibility for developing financial policies and assists in the establishment of the budget process.

PROGRAM & ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE

The Committee initiates ongoing projects and activities to increase the visibility of the Black Chamber, working closely with the Membership and Fundraising Committees.

Kelvin Perry

President 

Mr. Perry is one of the original founders of the Black Chamber, serving first as its Treasurer (1984-1987) and President (1988-1994). Among the community and civic boards Mr. Perry has served are the Kansas City Greater Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City Tax Increment Financing Commission, Consumer Credit Council of Greater Kansas City and the Center for Business Innovation. He is a native of Tallahassee, Florida, and a 1974 graduate of Florida A&M University’s School of Business & Industry.

GET INVOLVED!

The Black Chamber of Greater KC , is a central resource, voicing the needs and challenges facing black businesses as well as promulgating and sponsoring legislative and public policy issues of significant concern to our businesses.

The Black Chamber of Commerce of Greater, Kansas City 
5737 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, Missouri 64130 
Phone: 816.396.6951
info@bccgkc.org

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Chamber Mission: 

The Black Chamber of Commerce shall be to assist, promote, and support African Americans in achieving economic prosperity and economic independence.

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