• Committees

  • Are you passionate about tourism and local business? Get involved in a Chamber Committee.

    Standing and special committees are composed of members of the Chamber. They are established by and report to the Board of Directors. Their purpose is to assist with chamber business and projects, and to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding such business and projects. The committees are chaired or co-chaired by at least one member of the Board of Directors. Non-members may serve on committees at the discretion of the Committee chair.

    Current committees: *Working Committees - **Ad Hoc or Special Committees

  • Economic Development & Policy Committee

    Events, Marketing and Membership Committee

    LA Waterfront & Tourism Committee 

  • Non-Profit Collaborative

    Quality of Life Committee 

    Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade

  • Economic Development & PolicyMeets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:00 am at the Chamber to develop the Chamber's legislative platform and to develop and make recommendations to the full board on legislative and economic development projects being proposed in the area.   If you are interested in joining or finding out more about this committee, please email Elise Swanson at eswanson@sanpedrochamber.com.

    Events, Membership and Marketing CommitteeThe Events, Membership and Marketing Committee meets as needed to plan and execute events that meet the needs of our membership.  The committee also develops and reviews member benefits to make sure that the Chamber is meeting the current needs of our membership.   Past events the committee has planned are:  The State of the County with Supervisor Hahn, The State of the District with Councilman Joe Buscaino, Women's History Month Reception, the Annual Luncheon and Business Awards and various networking mixers and educations programs.  The committee meets as needed.  If you are interested in joining or finding out more about this committee, leave a message  at 310-832-7272.

    LA Waterfront & Tourism Committee:  The committee meets quarterly to bring key members and visitor-serving stakeholders together to promote the LA Waterfront, and help connect the waterfront activity to Downtown San Pedro and other visitor serving attractions and businesses in the Harbor Area.  The committee is currently developing a Tourism Ambassador Program, spearheading a visitor information campaign and working to develop promotional opportunities for visitor-serving chamber members.  To find out more about the committee, please email eswanson@sanpedrochamber.com.

    Quality of Life Committee:  The Quality of Life Committee meets monthly to discuss issues of concern brought to the Chamber leadership.  This issues have included crime prevention, homelessness and healthcare.  For more information, email eswanson@sanpedrochamber.com

    The Non-Profit Collaborative:  The collaborative is a quarterly event bringing together the leadership of our non-profit to discuss best practices in the area of fundraising, communication, and human resources.  It also provides a networking opportunity.  To be added to the invitation list, please email Elise Swanson at eswanson@sanpedrochamber.com.

    Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade
    This committee meets on an as needed basis to plan and produce the popular Spirit of San Pedro Holiday Parade which takes place the first Sunday of every December from 1:00 to 3:00 pm in downtown San Pedro.  The parade draws over 9,000 people and includes, marching bands, equestrians units, dancers, floats, local celebrities and elected officials.  If you would like to join this fun and festive committee, call Kelly Hernandez at 310-832-7272 or email her at kelly@sanpedrochamber.com.

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