Chamber Committees

Encouraging Business & Community Connections

Chamber Ambassadors

Mission: To encourage business and community connections between members. Serve as the public relations arm of the Chamber. Participate at mixers, ribbon cuttings, grand openings, and special events. If interested in becoming a Chamber Ambassador, please contact Cece Adame at (805) 484-4383, ext. 101.

Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month, 12:00 noon

Committee Chair: Alex Franchi, Liberated Artists

Chamber Ambassadors - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Nonprofit Community Committee

Mission: Open to all representatives of all Chamber member non-profit organizations, this committee develops programs and events toward the education and development of community non-profit organizations.

Meetings: 4th Tuesday of each month, 8:30 am

Committee Chairs: Niki Richardson, Independent Consultant, Arbonne International

Community Non-Profit Committee - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Economic Development Committee

Mission: To encourage a strong, healthy economy in the City of Camarillo and surrounding areas consistent with an excellent quality of life for the community in cooperation with the City government and other Camarillo Chamber committees. Whether the goal is attracting visitors, encouraging the growth of jobs or pointing the way for a growing university student body and faculty, the Economic Development Committee works proactively with the City to:

  • Provide demographic information and referrals.
  • Assist business relocation.
  • Develop special programs to help new businesses become integrated into the community.
  • Produce the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon and specially developed seminars and workshops to deal with important current issues.
  • Produce economic analyses of Camarillo.
  • Conduct annual Camarillo Business Survey.
  • Manage a business retention and expansion program.

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month, 8:00 am

Committee Chair: Bill Locker, Sage Network, Inc.

Economic Development Committee - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Education Committee

Mission: The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce Education Committee’s mission is to promote and enhance a positive working relationship between the business and education communities for the benefit of Camarillo children who represent our future. The Education Committee does this through various programs, the longest of which is the Educator of the Month program in which the Chamber and the business community honor outstanding educators with an award. Educators are nominated by their peers and winners are chosen by a selection committee.

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday each month, 8:00 am

Committee Chair: Angelica Ramsey, Superintendent, Pleasant Valley School District

Education Committee - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Latinos In Business

Mission: To provide education, mentorship, and networking in order to create a bridge amongst our Camarillo Chamber members and our local Hispanic Market.

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month, 9:00 am

Committee Chair: Marylin Peake, Community Outreach Office, Ventura County Credit Union

Latinos In Business Committee - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Top Ten Committee

Mission: Plan and coordinate the annual community awards program that recognizes organizations and individuals whose deeds and actions have contributed to the betterment of Camarillo. If you’re interested in joining this committee, please contact the Chamber office at (805) 484-4383.

Meetings: 2nd Monday each month, 4:00 pm

Committee Co-Chairs: Candice Aragon, and Cassandra Sutton, RE/MAX Integrity

Top Ten Committee - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Women In Business Committee

Mission: Dedicated to empowering women to thrive professionally and personally, and creating opportunities for women to work together and build relationships that will improve the economic vitality and quality of life in Camarillo and support the mission of the Camarillo Chamber.

Meetings: Second Monday each month, 5:15 pm

Committee Chair: Laura Mullen, DCH Auto Group

Women In Business Committee - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County

Young Professionals Group

Mission: To empower young professionals to take an active role in establishing a thriving business community through education and mentorship.

Meetings: Third Thursdays of each month, 4:00pm

Committee Chair: Lucas Nuttal, NAI Capital

Young Professionals Group - Camarillo Chamber of Commerce in Ventura County