As a Norwalk Chamber member, you are invited to join any one of the committees you prefer. Committee involvement is a great networking opportunity and a wonderful way to give something back to your Chamber of Commerce. Be sure to call the Chamber to inquire about joining a committee.


Ambassador Committee members serve as official ambassador at Chamber functions such as ribbon cutting events, grand openings, and breakfast and luncheon meetings. This committee is responsible for contacting new and existing members; inviting members to events, encouraging members to take advantage of Chamber benefits and gathering feedback from members on how the Chamber is doing. The Ambassadors also aim to support the Chamber’s member retention efforts. 
Meets: Year Round
Chairperson: Karla Butler
Day: 1st Wednesday of the month 
Time: Noon
Location: Chamber Office  14783 Carmenita Rd. Norwalk CA

Small Business Development Committee

This committee is responsible for assuming a leadership role in supporting Hispanic owned and other small businesses in the City of Norwalk and surrounding communities. To empower Hispanic and small business professionals throughout our community for growth through education, networking and mentoring. The committee meets monthly to dialogue with speakers on a variety of relevent topics. Open to all businesses; luncheon is provded, reservations are appreciated. Call 562/ 864-7785
Meets: Monthly/ Year Round
Chairperson:  Gordon Stefenhagen
Day: As Needed
Time: Noon
Location: Chamber Office, 14783 Carmenita Rd. Norwalk CA

Special Events

This committee is responsible for planning and implementing member events such as breakfast and luncheon meetings; member recognition events; and annual special events including a Business Expo, Holiday Mixer, Golf Tournament and Installation. The main purpose of the Special Events committee is to support the Chamber’s effort in providing opportunities for members to further develop business networks. 
Meets: Monthly/Year Round
Chairperson: Teri Bazen
Day: As Needed
Time: Noon 
Location: Chamber Office, 14783 Carmenita Rd. Norwalk CA

Government Affairs Committee

The  Government Affairs Committee studies, analyzes, and makes recommendations on governmental issues and legislation affecting businesses and residents of Norwalk. This committee is a joint effort between the cities of Norwalk, Pico Rivera and Santa Fe Springs, Whittier, La Mirada, and the Small Business Development Center. 
Meets: Monthly/Year Round (Dark July & August)
Co-Chairperson: Julia Emerson, 562.803.7575 & Tracy Polley 562.868.9861
Day: 4th Thursday
Time: 8:00 am
Location: Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce

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