• Committees

  • Ambassadors' Ambassadors'

  • FWB Young Professionals FWB Young Professionals



    FWB Young Professionals is a Committee focused on the Fort Walton Beach Chamber members between the ages of 21-40 years old.  The mission of the Fort Walton Beach Young Professionals Committee is to assists younger members in the Chamber with their careers, build the community, and connect with each other.

    YP Mixers, Date and Venue subject to change 

    2024 Chair:  Kayla O'Leary, Waypoint Title 

    Staff Contact: Dayna Stinebiser

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    Health Care Health Care



    The Mission of the Healthcare Committee of the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce is to increase educational opportunities and foster awareness of the healthcare resources in our community.   

    Monthly Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month @ 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

    Chamber Conference Room

    2023-2024 Chair:  Petra Maddens, Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County

    Staff Contact: Seth Luttrell


    Military Affairs Military Affairs




    Established in January 1978, the Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee (MAC) is composed of 60+ Chamber members who extend their friendship, support, and expertise to strengthen the relationship between active duty military members, their missions, and the community.

    MAC members pay annual dues over and above their regular Chamber membership dues.  MAC Member dues support the monthly meeting catering costs along with the MAC’s many activities which include participation in the quarterly and annual outstanding Airmen awards at Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field, Wing Level Picnics at Eglin and Hurlburt Field, and numerous requests made for funding support by various military and supporting organizations. 

    The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee has developed a well-earned outstanding reputation in the local Military Community as one of the leading military personnel support organizations within a chamber of commerce.  

    If you'd like more information about how to join the Military Affairs Committee, please contact Seth Luttrell at the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, 850-244-8191. 

    Monthly Meeting:  3rd Monday of the month @ 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

    (4th Monday in January and February Due to Holidays)

    Chamber Conference Room

    2024 Chair:  Tiffany Orner, Forever Warriors

    BSG - Business Success Group BSG - Business Success Group


    The Business Success Group Committee’s mission is to offer beneficial sales and marketing training and promote business referrals and leads between members.


    The vision of the Business Success Group Committee is to become a major driving force of sales for each active committee member through lead referrals and networking within the committee and to be known and respected by the entire chamber membership.


    Monthly Meeting:  3rd Tuesday of the month @ 8AM-9AM

    Location: Chamber Conference Room

    2024 Chair:  Greg Durette, Florida Health Connector

    Staff Contact: Rachelle Graves


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    Women Connect Women Connect

    WomenConnect is an opportunity for a diverse group of women to come together, sharing experiences and knowledge that nurture personal and professional relationships; while making valuable contributions to our community and causes that inspire us.

    Monthly Meeting:  4th Wednesday of the month @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Chamber Conference Room

    2024 Chair:  Scarlett Bauman, Air Force Enlisted Village

    Staff Contact: Rachelle Graves

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    Multi-Cultural Business Committee Multi-Cultural Business Committee

    Mission Statement:

    We serve, advocate and promote programs that empower the diverse businesses and other entities within Okaloosa County.


    Vision Statement:

    Our goal is to become the Go-To Source that provides access to resources needed by the community.


    Monthly Meeting:  2nd Thursday of the month , 5:30-7:30pm

    Location: Chamber Conference Room

    2024 Chair:  Julie Webb, Advanced Sacred Hope Academy

    Staff Contact: Debbie Dodge


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    Hospitality and Tourism Committee Hospitality and Tourism Committee

    The Mission of the Hospitality and Tourism Committee is to help our business partners promote tourism and encourage collaboration by providing value-added content that inspires the Chamber members to work toward advancing the year-round tourism economy.

    Monthly Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 8am

    Location: Chamber Conference Room

    2024 Chair:  Ashley Sukalski, Downtown Fort Walton Beach

    Staff Contact: Rachelle Graves




  • Non - Profit Committee Non - Profit Committee

    Non-Profit Committee 

    Monthly Meeting:  3rd Thursday of the month , 8am - 9am 

    Location: Chamber Conference Room

    2024 Chair:  Aubrey Robbie, United Way Emerald Coast

    Staff Contact: Debbie Dodge


  • Women Entrepreneurs Group Women Entrepreneurs Group


    The Mission of the Women Entrepreneurs Group is to provide support, training, and access to resources for women business owners of the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce who want to take their business to the next level.

    * accepted applicants only*

    Monthly Meeting: 2nd Wednesday, Noon-1:30pm

    Location: Chamber Conference Room

    Chair:  Danica LaFaire, Fish Window Cleaning