Committees

The Chamber stays active and engaged through the volunteer efforts of its membership. Here are some of the opportunities to get involved in the community that are available to Chamber members.

The Chamber recently hosted a Mixer to welcome the new Chamber members! Over 40 new businesses joined the Chamber in the last year.

Economic Development Committee

The objective of the Economic Development Committee is to create a vision for a healthy local economy and work to attract and retain top quality businesses in South Pasadena.

  • Jamie Khuu Inzunza
    Committee Chair
    Mamma’s Brick Oven Pizza & Pasta
  • Andrew Berk
    Member
    Avison Young Commercial Real Estate
  • Jeff Burke
    Member
    BurkeTriolo Studios
  • Dollie Chapman
    Member
    Dollie Chapman Design Planning
  • Salvatrice Cummo
    Representative
    Small Business Development Center
  • Steven P. Dahl
    Member
    Dahl Architects, Inc.
  • Lucy Demirjian
    Asst. to the City Manager
    City of South Pasadena
  • Stephanie DeWolfe
    City Manager
    City of South Pasadena
  • Megan Dostal 
    Member
    Further Products, Inc.
  • Dan Evans
    Member
    Evans & Associates
  • Thomas Field
    Member
    Thomas R. Field American Antiques
  • Robert Joe
    City Council
    City of South Pasadena
  • Marina Khubesrian
    City Council
    City of South Pasadena
  • Dave Lubs
    Member
    South Pasadena Unified School District
  • Jason Mak
    Member
    Golden Oaks Senior Apartments
  • Kris Morrish
    Member
    The Kutzer Company
  • Gary Pia
    Member
    Mission Street Wealth Planning
  • Jon Primuth
    Member
    Primuth & Driskell, LLP
  • Karan Raina
    Member
    Aro Latin/Radhika Modern
    Indian Bistro
  • Mark Smeaton
    Member
    Crux Studio
  • Rebecca Thompson
    Member
    Crux Studio
  • John Vandercook
    Member
    ReImagine Your Home
  • David G. Watkins, AICP
    Director of Planning and Building
    City of South Pasadena
  • Laurie Wheeler
    President/CEO
    South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
Legislative Affairs Committee The objective of the Legislative Affairs Committee is to represent the business community with all levels of government in an effective, timely fashion and to provide a communications link between business and government. See what we have been doing. HERE
  • Ellen Wood
    Chair
    WISSPA
  • Connie Aguilar
    Member
    Options for Learning
  • Ed Chen
    Member
    Athens Services
  • Becky Cheng
    Representative
    Judy Chu, Congressperson, 27th District
  • Patty Cortez
    Representative
    Upper San Gabriel Valley Water Mgmt District
  • Christian Daly
    Representative
    Kathryn Barger, District 5 Supervisor
  • Catherine (Cat) Del Rosario
    Representative
    Chris Holden, Assemblymember, 41st District
  • Lucy Demirjian
    Asst. to the City Manager
    City of South Pasadena
  • Stephanie DeWolfe
    City Manager
    City of South Pasadena
  • Megan Dostal 
    Member
    Further Products, Inc.
  • Betty Emirhanian
    Member
    WISPPA
  • Evette Kim
    Representative
    Anthony Portantino, California State Senator, 25th District
  • Diana Mahmud
    City Council
    City of South Pasadena
  • Talin Mangioglu
    Representative
    Anthony Portantino, California State Senator, 25th District
  • Savannah Moore
    Representative
    Kathryn Barger, District 5 Supervisor
  • Sussy Nemer
    Representative
    Kathryn Barger,
    District 5 Supervisor
  • Jon Primuth
    Member
    Primuth & Driskell, LLP
  • Helen Romero Shaw
    Representative
    Southern California Gas Company
  • Jeannette Soriano
    Representative
    Southern California Edison
  • John Vandercook
    Member
    Reimagine Your Home
  • Linda Wah
    Representative
    Pasadena City College Area 5 Trustee
  • Geoff Yantz
    Member
    South Pasadena Unified School District
  • Rainbow Yeung
    Representative
    SCAQMD
    South Coast Air Quality Management District
  • Laurie Wheeler
    President/CEO
    South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
Ambassador Committee The objective of the Ambassador Committee is to welcome all new members to the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, provide support for ribbon-cuttings and other recognition events, and to assist in the planning and execution of all mixers, networking breakfasts and special events.
  • Gloria Bennett
    Member
    Young Stars Theatre
  • Francisco Cardenas
    Member
    Wells Fargo
  • Xavier Coronado
    Member
    Xavier MC Artistry 
  • Celinda Grande
    Member
    Priority One Credit Union
  • Jeanie Joe
    Member
    Sew Joe Stitch Lounge 
  • Ivonne Lanzas
    Member
    Welcome Wagon
  • Tracy Macrum
    Member
    Keller Williams Realty
  • Lawrence Sin
    Member
    Core Benefits
  • Laurie Wheeler
    President/CEO
    South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
Events Committee The objective of Events Committee is to plan and execute major annual city-wide events on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce. These events include the Eclectic Music Festival in the Spring and Arts Crawls throughout the year.
  • Laurie Wheeler
    Chair
    President/CEO
    South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
  • Cathy Billings
    Assistant Director of Library
    City of South Pasadena
  • Nichole Clark
    South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce
  • Brad Colerick
    Member
    Deepmix
  • Kathryn Compton
    Member
    Mission Street Wealth Planning
  • Lucy Demirjian
    Asst. to the City Manager
    City of South Pasadena
  • Ximena Dussan
    Member
    Deepmix
  • Kerry Etheridge
    Independent
  • Steve Fjeldsted
    City Librarian
    City of South Pasadena
  • Lawrence Fudge
    Member
    MOSAIC LA
  • Jamie Khuu Inzunza
    Member
    Mamma’s Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta
  • Debrah Lemattre
    Member
    Good Citizen Media Group
  • Elda Marquez
    Member
    Real Estate Heaven
  • Kris Morrish
    Member
    The Kutzer Company
  • Hope Perello
    Member
    SPACE
  • Mitzye Ribas
    Independent
  • Michael Ribas
    Independent
  • Toni Rodriguez
    Independent
  • Martin Smith
    Member
    SoSound Entertainment
  • Howard Spector
    Member
    South Pasadena Arts Council – SPARC
  • Odom Stamps
    Member
    Stamps & Stamps
  • Maida Wong
    Senior Librarian
    Children’s Services
    City of South Pasadena

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