MakingThingsHappen.

Committees

Ambassadors

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. Welcome and mentor new members to help them become familiar with the Poway Chamber and other business leaders.

  • Meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 am
  • Chamber Office
  • For more information contact
  • Mike Leland
  • Email: mleland@axia360.com

Government Affairs

Provides input and recommendations to the Poway Chamber Board of Directors on local, state and federal governmental issues. Monitors legislation and governmental decisions impacting the business community in the region and conducts candidate forums.

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

Education

Representatives from the business community, K-12, Community Colleges and Universities connect to help better prepare our future workforce. Helps survey business members to find out what they need from students while creating real-world, work-based learning opportunities.  

  • Meets the first Wednesday of the month at 8:00 am
  • Chamber Office
  • For more information contact
  • Joshua Antus
  • Email: jantus@calcoastcu.com

Marketing / Membership

Advises the Poway Chamber Board of Directors on communications and marketing strategies. Recruits and retains members by developing programs and activities that will benefit Poway Chamber members.

  • Meets the second Thursday of the month at 11:00 am
  • Chamber Office
  • For more information contact
  • Peter Harnish
  • Email: peter@mentionmy.biz

Ad Hoc Committees

Golf Tournament

Coordinates the Annual Mickey Cafagna Memorial Golf Classic.

  • Starting August meets the second Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am
  • Chamber Office
  • For more information contact
  • Bret Geernaert
  • Email: geernaertb@yahoo.com

Festivals & Special Events

Coordinates the Spring Family Festival on Midland Road in Poway.

  • Starting September meets the first Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm
  • Chamber Office
  • For more information contact
  • Susie Vaughn
  • Email: rmtch@cox.net