Committee membership is one of the best opportunities to build relationships with fellow business people — and help the community at the same time! Click here to see the Committee Charter. Call the Poway Chamber at (858) 748-0016 if you are interested in joining a committee or would like more information.


Serve as a “Good Will Ambassador” and help welcome members and guests to all Poway Chamber events. Help coordinate grand openings, ribbon cuttings and monthly Mixers. Ambassadors also welcome and mentor new members to help them become familiar with the Poway Chamber and other business leaders.

For more information contact Michael Leland
Meets the Third Tuesday – 7:30 am – Chamber Office

Government Affairs

This committee provides input and recommendations to the Poway Chamber Board of Directors on local, state and federal governmental issues. The group monitors legislation and governmental decisions impacting the business community in the region and conducts candidate forums.

For more information contact Anita Edmondson
Meets every “odd” month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov) – Fourth Wednesday at 8:00 am – Chamber Office
Email: anita.gvca@gmail


This committee coordinates exchange between the Poway Unified School District and area businesses to identify needs and provide relevant training for prospective employees.

Meets every “even” month (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec) – Fourth Wednesday at 8:00 am – Chamber Office
For more information contact Jack Cohen


Marketing / Membership

This committee works to recruit and retain members by developing programs and activities that will benefit Poway Chamber members and advises the Poway Chamber Board of Directors on communications and marketing strategies.

Meets the Second Friday – 11:00 am – Chamber Office
For more information contact Dolores Canizales


Ad Hoc Committees

Business Expo & Career Fair

This committee coordinates the Business Expo & Career Fair.  The Expo is scheduled to be held in October 2017.

For more information contact Ed Franklin

Golf Tournament

This committee coordinates the Annual Mickey Cafagna Golf Classic at Maderas Golf Club. The tournament will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017.

Starting in September meets the First Tuesday – 8:30 am – Chamber Office
For more information contact Dan Meyer

Festivals & Special Events

This committee & staff coordinate the Spring Family Festival, which will be held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 on Midland Road in Poway. The committee also develops ways to improve the yearly festivals.

Starting in September meets the Second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm
Chamber Office
For more information contact Susie Vaughn

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