The Indio Chamber of Commerce maintains several standing committees necessary to the ongoing operations of the Chamber.
Committee Chair – Jason Schneider CPA, Osborne Rincon CPA’s
The Executive Committee is comprised of Board Members. It is composed of the Chairman of the Board, Immediate Past Chairman, Chairman-Elect, Treasurer, Vice Chair, Secretary, and President/Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Committee shall assist and advise the Chairman and it shall be vested with the powers of authority as are delegated to it by the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee may act for the Board of Director’s when the Board is not in session, but it shall be accountable to the Board of any action taken.
Finance /Audit Committee
Committee Chair – Dr. Frank Curry MD, Desert Urgent Care
The Finance Committee is comprised of Board Members. It is composed of the Chairman of the Board, Chief Financial Officer, Chairman-Elect and a minimum of one (1) additional member of the Board of Directors. The Finance/Audit Committee should take an active role in the prevention and deterrence of fraud and an effective ethics and compliance program. It is responsible for reviewing draft audited financial statements and management letter comments as well as the implementation of such comments as deemed necessary. The Finance/Audit Committee shall meet as deemed necessary, but no less than two (2) times per year.
Business Legislative Advocacy Council
Committee Chair – Paul MacKey, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and Cabazon Band of Mission Indians
The Business Legislative Advocacy Council is comprised by one (1) officer and two board members and members that are interested in representing the interest of business with government. The committee is charged with an ongoing effort to educate, engage, inform and provide resources to the business community. Each month the Business Legislative Advocacy Council connects Legislative Representatives and interested business community members on a monthly basis.
Committee Chair – Carmen Contreras, State Farm Insurance
The Events Committee shall consist of a minimum of one (1) officer, 2 (two) Board Members and Chamber members that are interested in promoting the activities of the Chamber. The Events Committee shall meet as deemed necessary, but no less than six (6) times per year. The committee’s responsibilities include creating and assisting with innovative events and activities which engage Chamber members and the community.
Committee Chair – Deidre Callanan, North American Title Company
The Membership Committee shall consist of a minimum of 2 (two) Board Members and Chamber members that are interested in promoting membership to the Chamber. They work with management to ensure members are receiving the benefits they need, as well as communicating those benefits to potential members.
Committees may be appointed by the Chairman of the Board with approval of the Board for special purpose projects not covered by the activities of a “standing” committee. An ad-hoc/temporary committee’s purpose and membership shall be reviewed by each new succeeding Chairman of the Board, and the same may be confirmed, modified or abolished.
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Season’s greetings from the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce staff. What an exciting and historic year it has been! As we prepare for a full holiday season, your Event’s Team is at full speed readying the 3rd Annual Dinner Under The Glow, Coachella Holiday Parade, and Indio Winter Fest. ‘Tis the Season indeed! The […]