Chamber members are encouraged to participate in a Committee.
We invite and encourage your involvement with Chamber Committees. Any member in good standing is welcome to join any or all committee s. Committee work greatly contributes to the strength of our organization and ensures that we continue to meet the needs of our local business community. Service on a committee is a fantastic way to expand your network while impacting the success of businesses and the quality of life in the City of Pomona.
Leverage your Chamber membership by joining a Chamber Committee. By joining a Chamber of Commerce Committee:
You become directly involved in the events shaping our community.
You work and network with the Chamber and Community leaders.
You and your business are directly visible within the Chamber and Community.
Committee meetings are listed on the Chamber Calendar.
Employment and Training Task Force Committee
The Employment and Training Task Force builds a bridge between education and local employers. The committee meetings serve as a forum for educators and business leaders to create a dialogue on improving learning environments and workforce development. We are continually working together with our partners to strengthen the workforce and quality of life through promoting awareness of the ongoing efforts of educational organizations in our community.
First Thursday of the each month at 9:30 a.m.
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Resource Development Committee
The Resource Development meets monthly and is responsible for designing and implementing strategies to raise additional funds to support Chamber strategic goals, objectives and activities.
The Events Committee is a sub-committee of the Resource Development Committee and Ambassadors/Networking Committee. It is responsible for developing and organizing a variety of Chamber events including the monthly networking luncheons and banquets that help Chamber members expand their business relationships with each other as well as with potential new members.
The Ambassadors and Networking Committee serve as representatives of the Chamber, by fulfilling the mission of the Chamber to support a strong, vital business community. Ambassadors are active in the business community by promoting and increasing communications to Chamber members and participating in Chamber public relation events such as ribbon cutting ceremonies, banquets and fundraising activities.
The Membership Committee serves the needs of our membership, by implementing new member services and programs. The Committee also assists in recruiting and retaining members. Committee members are available to provide information and answer questions about member benefits, activities, and help Chamber members make the most of their membership.
Legislative Affairs Committee
The Legislative Affairs Committee was established to actively engage with elected leaders for purposes of supporting and promoting legislative positions that are beneficial to the economic vitality of the business, community and quality of life in Pomona. A priority is to monitor legislative actions at the local, state and federal levels, and work to identify, support or oppose legislation that may impact local businesses. This committee also plans events to engage in dialogue with local government representatives.
Second Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.
The Executive Board is comprised of members from the full Board of Directors. The Executive Board is responsible for the oversight of the Executive Director, mandates, contracts and evaluation of policy development. The closed meetings are monthly.
The next to the last Monday of the month at 9:00 a.m.
Board of Directors
The Chamber Board of Directors is elected by the chamber membership. The Board is responsible for voting on Chamber business.
The last Tuesday of the Month at 8:00 a.m.
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel
Studies, monitors, educates, and advocates on behalf of business concerns on critical local, state, and federal issues. The committee develops the Chamber’s annual legislative priorities, meets with legislators, and collaborates on platforms with other organizations. Members often assist Chamber staff with lobbying efforts as they relate to our Legislative Platform. Committee meets virtually the 3rd Thursday of each month at 3:00pm.
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Committee Chair- Renee Barbee
College, Career & Workforce Development Taskforce Committee:
Promotes and supports the enrichment of education through Business and Education partnerships including Pomona Unified School District, San Antonio ROP, Mt San Antonio College, Cal Poly Pomona, and CHERP Solar just to name a few. Committee meets once a month virtually on the first Thursday on every month at 9:30am.
Topic: Education & Career Readiness (Pomona’s Promise)
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85184575468?pwd=SGJvWmJpSkZEM0ZqN0RPb0ZUdW92dz09
Meeting ID: 851 8457 5468
Committee Chairs- Dr. Enrique Medina & Monique Robles
Chamber ambassadors’ welcome new members and provide experienced perspectives that help members maximize their investment in the Chamber. Ambassadors also get recognized at all Chamber events which helps to maximize their visibility within our community to help grow their business/ organization. This committee meets in-person at the chamber office on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 2:00pm.
Committee Chairs- Daniela Franco & Marco Argote
Economic Development Committee:
This committee in partnership with Pomona’s Promise strives to enhance the Economic Vitaliy within the City of Pomona. Current projects include the Property Business Improvement District (PBID) along the East Holt Corridor, Business to Business Development Program, and the Business Watch Program in partnership with Pomona Police Development. This committee meets in-person on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Chamber Office, check website calendar for postponed or rescheduled meetings.
Committee Co-Chair- Monique Robles
Committee Co-Chair- Hector Lopez