Cobb Chamber’s East Cobb Area Council to host Cobb Police Chief VanHoozer

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The Cobb Chamber issued the following announcement about their East Cobb Area Council’s final meeting of the year, where Cobb County Police Chief Stuart VanHoozer will speak:

Join the Cobb Chamber at the final East Cobb Area Council of the year on November 10 where recently appointed Cobb County Police Chief Stuart VanHoozer will provide an update on the police department and share his vision for the next year and plans for a new precinct in East Cobb. He will also discuss current challenges in the community like gang activity in schools and surrounding areas and how the department is working to keep residents safe.

Chief VanHoozer began his law enforcement career with the Cobb County Police Department in February of 1990 as a uniform patrol officer at Precinct Three. He has since served in various capacities from Field Training Officer to Commander of Precincts 5, 3, and 2. Chief VanHoozer is a graduate of Kennesaw State University and the FBI National Academy. He was appointed Chief of Police by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners on May 10, 2022.

Additionally, the East Cobb Citizen of the Year will be announced.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. at the Indian Hills Country Club. Tickets are $25 for Cobb Chamber members and $35 for general admission. Registration closes and refunds will no longer be available after November 8. Walk-up admissions and payment cannot be granted.

This event is sponsored by Series Presenting Sponsor, Kaiser Permanente, and Program Sponsor, Cobb EMC.

For more information on Area Councils, contact Katie Guice at

About the Cobb Chamber

The Cobb Chamber, incorporated with the state as the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, is the largest business organization in the county.

The President and CEO of the Cobb Chamber is Sharon Mason, the Chief Operating Officer is Dana Johnson, and the Chairwoman of the Board of Directors is Britt Fleck.

Projects of the Cobb Chamber include Cobb Executive Women, Cobb Young Professionals, and the Area Councils: Cumberland, East Cobb, Marietta, Northwest Cobb (Acworth, Kennesaw, West Cobb), Smyrna and South Cobb.

On its website the Cobb Chamber promotes itself as follows:

As one of the most influential business advocacy organizations in Georgia and one of the top three chambers in the nation, the Cobb Chamber is dedicated to bringing the community and its leaders together to create jobs and strengthen the economy and quality of life so businesses and the community can achieve more.

Who We Are: We are a community of businesses working together to advance a vibrant economy.

Why We Do It: When businesses thrive, communities flourish.

What We Do (Our Mission): Together, with diverse partnerships, we:

  • Attract, recruit and retain jobs.
  • Help companies start, grow and     prosper.
  • Advocate and collaborate to     enhance our state’s business climate.
  • Connect members to opportunities,     new networks, and resources.
  • Develop workforce and support     education.
  • Cultivate current and future leaders.