Ambassador Committee Chair
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Ambassadors serve as stewards of the Chamber, assist in recruiting and welcoming new members and provide guidance in the planning and execution of specific networking activities. Our Ambassadors also play a key role supporting our community outreach efforts. Available at all membership levels.
Michael is a French-speaking International Risk & Security Manager with over 30 years of extensive experience in Security, Health-Safety-Environment (HSE), and Business Development.
Originally from the United Kingdom, Michael is now a US Citizen. His Home-of-Record, formerly Plymouth, is now Tempe, Arizona.
Since 2007 he’s gained vast Knowledge and Experience working in West and Central Africa; Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Mali, Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, and Kenya providing Risk Management and HSE services to Diplomatic Missions as well as Mining and Oil Exploration groups.
● Qualified to wear the redesigned Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador name badge
● Greater visibility for your business
● Development of business contacts through relationships established as a Chamber Ambassador
● Development of relationships with other Ambassadors
● Recognition of Ambassadors at events, in the Chamber’s newsletter, and on the Chamber’s website when applicable
● Opportunity to be featured as the Chambers “Ambassador of the Month”
● Keeps you informed about what is going on in the business community
● Gives you leadership opportunities with the Chamber and community
● Online exposure via our Ambassador Program link on our website (page is currently under construction)
● Receive new member listings every month for contact. These listings will be divided throughout the ambassadors at each meeting.
● Exclusive Ambassador chamber training classes
● Exclusive Ambassador events
● Must be a Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce member in good standing for 90 days or more
● Must have a good attendance record
● Prospective members must submit their application form (below) with letter of approval from employer (if necessary) to the Chamber office or email it to Info@scottsdalechamber.com
● If application is approved, an email or phone call will follow to schedule an interview date
● At the Ambassador training, you will be provided with guidelines, and other pertinent information
● Ambassador’s company/organization must maintain membership within the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce
● New Ambassadors are placed on a 90 day probation after which time the leadership committee will review the overall performance
● Prospective members may attend the Ambassadors meetings two times as a visitor with a before joining as a member
● All ambassadors are subject to being counseled or dropped at the discretion of the leadership committee and/or the Chamber staff
If you are interested in becoming an ambassador, please click here for the application.