Make a Difference – Join a Chamber Committee
The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce depends on dedicated volunteers to help make decisions and coordinate events. It’s your chance to get involved, meet other local businesspeople, put your expertise to good use, and help share the decisions that affect the residents and businesses of Oakland.
To connect with a committee, contact the Chamber at (510) 874-4800.
The following is a list of current Chamber committees:
Economic Development Forum
Chair: Ben Harrison (Colliers International)
Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 3 p.m.
Economic Development Steering Committee
Staff: Aly Bonde
Business Improvement District (BID) Alliance Meeting
Chair: John Dolby (Cassidy Turley)
Meets: 3rd Thursday of the month, 2 p.m.
Oakland Land Use Committee (OLUC)
Chair: Edward McFarlan (JRDV Urban International)
Inside Oakland Forums
Meets: Last Friday of the month
Public Policy Steering Committee
Chair: Jackie Ray (The Clorox Company, Inc.)
Chair: Bruce Qualls (Clear Channel Outdoor)
Chair: Cory Nott (Referral Institute)
East Bay Women in Business Roundtable
Meets: 5 per year
Oaklanders Talk Tech
Community Impact Committee
Meets: Every other month
Third Tuesday, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Leadership Oakland Committee
Staff: Aly Bonde & Shaterica Sullivan
Chair: Zack Wasserman (Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP)
- Public Policy
- Economic Development
- Events & Programs