Committee

Ambassador Committee 2019-2020

Serves as the front door to the Santa Clara Chamber ensuring Members leverage their benefits to the maximum and effectively grow their business.

Chair Avi Gingold
LegalShield & ID Shield

Community Relations Committee 2019-2020

To assist in developing programs that will improve our community and enable our business members to partner with local organizations needing volunteers and community assistance.

Chair Harbir K Bhatia,
​Board Member
Selectiva Systems

Economic Development Committee 2019-2020

To foster economic growth for the business community by supporting job creation, innovation, and business development locally and internationally.​​

Chair Brandon O’Donnell,
Payment Love

Government Relations Committee ​2019-2020

Being a strong voice on local, state and federal legislative issues, protecting our free enterprise system for the benefit of the business community.

Chair Vince Rocha
Movement Strategies, LLC

Membership Services Committee ​2019-2020

Developing innovative and unique methods for attracting and retaining members through Business, Education and Marketing opportunities.

Staff Domarina Ebrahimi

Diversity and Inclusion Committee ​2019-2020

Education: We will be creating training for suppliers to get certified as diversity suppliers. Also, teaching how to use multiple bid systems.

Support: Most major companies have specific diversity and inclusion initiatives we want to support those initiatives and provide vetted suppliers to support the hosting companies. Whether it be veterans or multicultural suppliers, with the proper expertise, we (the chamber) will cultivate a networking environment to discuss progressive changes and points of understanding.

Chair Jamal Newborn
​Exposyour

Silicon Valley Young Professionals (SVYP)

Silicon Valley Young Professionals (SVYP) focuses on providing networking and leadership opportunities for young professionals in Santa Clara and Silicon Valley. SVYP programs include small group networking events, professional development programs and seminars, and quarterly social events designed to connect the up and coming leaders of our area.

Chair Michelle Acosta
Acosta Sheet Metal Manufacturing