About the Chamber
Here at the Chamber, our mission is to create a thriving culture, making Callaway County a place where people choose to live, while creating and celebrating success. We implement this through five main pillars: delivering value to our members, fostering economic development, advancing business excellence through education, supporting our community’s entrepreneurs, and providing financial sustainability while maximizing operations.
Business Relationship Liaison
Fulton Area Development Foundation
Fulton Area Development Foundation known as the FADF is a 501 (c)3 organization that focuses on the economic growth of Callaway County. It is also a "sister organization" to the Chamber. The primary functions include nurturing business growth, workforce development, and provide necessary resources to the business community that will assist them in growing their business.
During the year, the FADF is instrumental in holding several events under the Callaway Chamber of Commerce umbrella that include coordinating tours for high school students during “National Manufacturing Day”, workforce development training such as welding and professional development for the business community, Annual Show-Me Innovation Pitch Competition, and College and Career Fair.
The FADF is governed by a volunteer board of directors that is made up of members of the Callaway Chamber of Commerce. Those members include Kim Barnes, President; Beth Snyder, Vice President; Marty Martin-Forman, Secretary/Treasurer; Steve Gibson, Carolyn Perry and Tamara Tateosian.
Callaway Women's Networking Group
Any woman wishing to belong to the Callaway Women’s Networking Group can become a member without being a member of the Callaway Chamber of Commerce.
Membership dues are $25 annually, checks can be made directly to the Callaway Chamber of Commerce.
Each member designates one committee that they are willing to participate on throughout the year. One chair will be selected for each sub-committee.
Membership: Actively seeks new members for the networking groups, calls/emails members to remind them of the quarterly meetings, and other duties as developed by the organization.
Programming: Develops the agenda for each quarterly meeting, develops programming ideas, set-up for meetings, makes contact with presenters and actively seeks recommendations from members.
Marketing: markets the Callaway Women’s Networking Group through social media, newspaper, flyers, etc.
Networking/Community– Develops one social event per year and coordinates one community event for the group to be involved in Callaway County (such as: United Way Day of Caring, SERVE, etc.).
Callaway Women’s Networking Group will meet quarterly from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the Callaway Chamber of Commerce