Committees are at the heart of B3K Prosperity – lending expertise, insight and community voice to this expansive effort. Specifically, the Steering Committee is comprised of 100+ diverse stakeholders and community leaders intended to provide feedback and ideas, as well as a broad base of community support. The Executive Committee draws from existing Steering Committee members, representing a variety of public, private and civic efforts. It provides strategic direction and guidance on a regular basis, as well as primary vetting and then outcome endorsements. The Research Committee is comprised of a knowledgeable group of local academics and researchers recruited to advise, contribute to, validate, and promote research produced by the effort.