Chamber priorities are set by the board of directors on an annual basis. They are driven by member surveys and board interaction with members. The staff implements the plans to achieve the desired result.

Meet Our Board of Directors

Susana ​Villegas
Board President
President & CEO
Rick King
VP of Finance
Chief Financial Officer
Dolores Jackson
VP of Public Policy
President / Owner
David Polansky
VP of Economic Development
General Manager
Becky Cortez
VP of Internal Affairs
Life of Gratitude
President / Owner
Patricia Alvarez
President Elect
President / Owner
Bill Hall
Board President
President / Owner
Zulema Maldonado
Alberto Velasquez
Government Affairs Manager
George Ching
Government Affairs
Dr. Eduardo Reyes
Jack Straw
Project Manager
Jennifer Tabler
Director of Sales
Jesse Navarro
Public Safety Consultant
John Borja
Commercial Insurance and Risk Advisor
Joyce Padilla
President / Owner
Kyle Strong
General Counsel
Risa Baron
Municipal Manager
Roberto Alcantar
Public Affairs Manager
Sassan Rahimzadeh
President / Owner

Meet Our Staff

Thalia Lopez
Executive Assistant

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