2020 Chamber Committees
Joining a committee fully involves you and your company in the Chamber’s activities and events. Committee membership helps you network and keep in touch with others who care about business development. Make a difference and help shape National City’s economic and community development initiatives.
All Committee meetings are held at the National City Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 901 National City Blvd., National City, CA 91950.
The Ambassador Committee is responsible for building and sustaining a strong, pro-active membership organization, providing financial assets to support programs and initiatives necessary to ensure the Chamber continues to be a leading advocate for businesses. This committee works collaboratively with the City of National City and other community partners to foster a healthy business environment by marketing the Chamber of Commerce services, and promoting members and community assets.
Meets First Wednesdays (11:30am-1pm)
Members: Luis Alcala, Ashley Gonzalez, Sandra Bredeson, Kevin Nash, Ruth Ryan-Cruz, and Alma Daneshi.
The National City Chamber Business Rendezvous Groups (also known as “BRG”) directly contribute to the economic development of theNational City area by increasing the business and profits of Chamber Member businesses and organizations through structured, relational networking and the exchange ofreferrals and leads.
Meets First & Thurd Thursday at 11:45am-1:00 pm
Chairpersons: Ruth Ryan-Cruz
Facilitator: Dan Vaccarro
Economic Development Committee
The Economic Development Committee of the National City Chamber of Commerce focuses on promoting economic development in National City through the development and implementation of projects, programs, and policies that stimulate economic growth and prosperity, enhance community development initiatives, leading to improved quality of life. This committee is the legislative and regulatory advocate for businesses at the local, state, and federal levels. The Committee reviews legislation, supports pro-business policies and actively represents Chamber members.
Meets First Thursdays (8am-9am)
Chairperson: Ashley Gonzalez, Edward Jones
The National City Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee maintains oversight of the Chamber’s finances, execution of Chamber Policies, member services, products and programs, and oversees the performance of the chief executive officer.
Meets Second Fridays (9am-11am)
Chairwoman: Angelica Carrillo, Cox Communications