Chamber Committees

Chamber Committees

The Chamber’s committee structure allows a broader cross-section of the membership to play an integral and active role in the organization’s mission of building stronger business relations between Brazil and the United States. The list of committees includes the following: Awards Committee; Banking & Capital Markets Committee; Executive Committee; Finance & Compliance Committee; Legal Programs & Events Committee; Membership & Marketing Committee; Nominating Committee.
Our Committees

Awards Committee Establishes guidelines for Chamber awards. Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for recipients of these awards.

Richard S. Aldrich, Jr. / G. Edward Montero / Carlos Alberto Vieira , Chairperson.

Banking & Capital Markets Committee Reviews and evaluates key issues affecting US-Brazilian business developments in this industry. Informs members through publications, roundtable discussions, and workshops.

Paulo Vieira da Cunha / Alexandre L. Ibrahim , Chairperson.

Executive Committee Defines goals and policies for the Chamber.

Theodore M. Helms , Chairperson.

Finance & Compliance Committee Assists the Board of Directors in overseeing the Chamber's financial integrity and its compliance with regulatory requirements.

James J. Quinn , Chairperson.

Innovation Committee Presents and implements innovative ideas for the Chamber. Works with other committees as a liaison in regard to these initiatives.

Karyn Koiffman / Renata Neeser , Chairperson.

Legal Programs & Events Committee Identifies key legal issues in US-Brazil business and assists in the development of Chamber programs and seminars around these themes.

Amadeu Ribeiro / Paul M. Rodel , Chairperson.

Membership & Marketing Committee Assists in the development of programs and services to best serve our current members. Identifies means to recruit new Chamber members.

Gaston Terrones Dimant , Chairperson.

Nominating Committee Nominates Directors for election by Chamber members. Proposes officers, Executive Committee members, and committee chairpersons for election by the Board of Directors.

Celso V. Barison / Sergio C. Pereira , Chairperson.

Person of the Year Fellowship Committee Oversees the Person of the Year Fellowship, an excellence award given to those who best represent the potential to fulfill the broad mission of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., that being to promote trade and investment flows between Brazil and the United States and forge closer ties between the business communities of both nations.

Sergio Millerman , Chairperson.

Trade & Business Investment Committee Raises awareness of key issues affecting US-Brazil bilateral trade and business investment through proposing topics for Chamber seminars, programs, and events.

Aron D. Schreier , Chairperson.