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Chamber Committees

We highly encourage our Chamber members to get involved with the various leadership opportunities available through the Chamber of Commerce. Our committee programs offer a unique, grass-roots experience for businesses to engage in networking, advocacy, and outreach with our community and local policy-makers.

Have questions? Contact the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce at (707) 448-6424 or Debbie Egidio at debbie@vacavillechamber.com

Ambassador Committee

Serving as the goodwill arm of the Chamber, the Ambassadors attend and assist at various events including Grand Openings, Ribbon-Cuttings, Mixers, and Special Events. It is the goal of the Ambassadors to increase membership and members' knowledge of programs, services, and benefits of membership with the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce. This committee meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 8:00 a.m. to plan for upcoming events. If you are interested in joining this fun group or want more information, email Chief Ambassador Andrew Whittaker at Andrew.T.Whittaker@wellsfargo.com.

 

Andrew Whittaker, Chief Ambassador
Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Financial Advisors

 

 

 

 

Kia Lutte, Past Chief Ambassador
Business Development Manager, Jackson Medical Supply

 

 

 

 

Ryan Bates
Owner/Operator, Ryan Bates Photography

 

 

 

 

Cheryl Bovee
Marketing & Public Relations, Solano Mortgage

 

 

 

 

Rosa Gracida
Community Relations Director, Pacifica Senior Living Vacaville

 

 

 

 

Jennifer House
Certified in Life Coaching and Business Development, Jennifer House Consulting 

 

 

 

 

Laurie Law Leifker
Sales & Operations Manager, Alkar Human Resources- Temporary & Fulltime Staffing

 

 

 

 

Bobbie Martinez
Volunteer, Pink Lemonade Organization

 

 

 

 

Tahir Masood,
Small Business Advisor

 

 

 

BAC-PAC (Business Action Committee & Political Action Committee)

The PAC exists to encourage active involvement in governmental affairs, keep the public informed, and to support issues and candidates for local impact. This committee seeks members who are willing to recommend endorsements for the Chamber Board's consideration. This committee meets on an as needed basis during the election cycle. For more information contact Michael Fortney at  mfortney@PlacerTitle.com.

Business Issues & Advocacy Committee

Monitors, evaluates and acts upon proposed city, county and state issues which could affect the Vacaville business community. This committee coordinates the Vacaville Chamber's premier annual advocacy event - Movers & Shakers Breakfast Summit. Business Issues Forums are also hosted every other month to educate and connect community leaders on important topics impacting businesses of all sizes. This committee meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. For more information email Jeremy Craig at jeremy.craig@nbd3pl.com

Business Resources Committee

Promotes interaction between educational partners and the business community and provides learning tools for businesses. This committee currently coordinates Inspire: Dreams Start Now, the Work Ready Certification Program, and other education related programs. This committee meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 8:30 a.m. For more information email Teri Johnson at  teri@bookkeepingandmore.com.

Events Committee

To support the Vacaville Chamber's robust member benefits portfolio while maintaining its reasonable dues structure, special events are scheduled throughout the year to raise funds through community and member activities. The committee plans the Night of Champions Annual Dinner and the annual Cowtown Classic Golf Tournament. This committee meets as needed on the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. For more information email Debbie Egidio at debbie@vacavillechamber.com.

Membership Committee

This committee provides input on recruitment and retention programs for Chamber members, assists in member outreach, and helps the Chamber maintain a robust membership. This committee meets on the first Thursday of the month at 8:30 a.m. For more information email Stephanie Tarter at starter@northbay.org.

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