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The Events Committee is a crucial component for the success of the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce. The committee is responsible for coordinating with the Chamber staff, Chamber members and the community, to both create and execute, successful and profitable events. The committee, chaired by Renae Arabo, is comprised of volunteers from Chamber members, the community and the Board of Directors and is a backbone for the Chamber.

The committee is a great way to become involved with the Chamber and lend your vision, creativity and hard work to some of the region’s signature events. The Events Committee plans the annual Chamber events consisting of the: Annual Dinner and Gala in February, the Grip it and Rip it Golf Tournament in May, Lemon Grove BBQ Throw Down in June, the Politics in Paradise Legislative Forum in August and the Women in Leadership Luncheon in October.

Standing Monthly Committee Meetings

First Tuesday Leadership Steering 8:00 am Cliff Diamond/Debra Emerson - Co-Chairs
Second Wednesday Ambassadors 12:00 Noon Bob Burton - Chair
Second Thursday Executive Board 7:30 am Marcel Becker - Chair (as needed)
Second Thursday Board of Directors 8:00 am Marcell Becker - Chair
Second Thursday Marketing & Social Media 10:00 am Dana Sass - Chair
Third Tuesday Membership 12:00 Noon Kevin Miller, chair
Third Wednesday Healthcare Reform 4:00 pm Erick Lundy - Chair
Third Thursday Infrastructure & Land Use 8:00 am Arkan Somo - Chair (as needed)
Third Friday Business Education 8:00 am Steve Devan - Chair
Fourth Tuesday Government Affairs 7:30am Barry Jantz - Chair
Fourth Thursday Member 2 Member 8:00 am Ramona Bommer - Chair
Fourth Friday Finance 8:00 am Steve Hamann - Chair

Foundation Board Meetings are quarterly.