Business and Education Committee


The purpose of the Business and Education Committee is to partner business members with educators to address workforce and education issues for long-term prosperity.


Chair & Vice Chair of Committee

Christina Cox, University of Idaho, Chair and Vice Chair Kim Young, Panhandle Health District


Scope of Work

The committee will have various ad hoc or sub-committees that will focus on the following types of activities:

  • Actively engage businesses in workforce development preparation for our youth, including job shadows, site tours, speaking opportunities, internships, etc.
  • Organize and conduct an annual Reverse Job Fair in cooperation with Post Falls School District secondary schools.
  • Initiate and cooperate with neighboring communities, agencies, and organizations to address workforce issues on a regional level through involvement with the Kootenai County Workforce Development Task Force.


Scope of Work (cont.): 

  • Explore opportunities to further engage business members with students and educators to provide the motivation for students to continue their education in ways (secondary and post-secondary) that prepare them for future business needs.

The Chair or leader of the ad hoc and/or sub-committees will ensure communication with other chamber committee chairs to promote and coordinate activities within the membership.

September 2023 Business and Education Committee

Business & Education Committee Meeting Tuesday, September 26, 2023 8:30am Minutes Attendance: € Brett Cummings € Brian Harrison € ReAnn Capaul € Ryan – NIC Student Guest € Christina Petit € Kim Young- Upcoming Chair € Roxanna € Trina € Suzanne K € Camey Yeager-...

October 2023 Business and Education Committee

201 E. Fourth Ave. Post Falls, ID  83854 Phone: 208.773.5016 Business & Education Committee Meeting Minutes Tuesday, October 24th, 2023 8:30am Committee Members ☒ Brett Cummings ☒ Reann Capaul ☒ Colby Mattila ☒ Kim Young- Chair ☒...

Business and Education Committee June 2023 Update

The Business and Education Committee enjoyed an excellent University of Idaho Extension Campus tour. 

Business and Education Committee Update February 2023

Business and Education Committee Update February 2023

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