GET INVOLVED, JOIN A COMMITTEE
One of the best ways to get involved with Ramona Chamber of Commerce is to join a committee. Being on a committee is open to anyone and everyone; you do not have to be on the board of directors to join. Being on a committee is both fun and rewarding to see all your hard work come into fruition with all the great events that we put on.
Economic Development/Government Affairs Committee
The Economic Development/Government Affairs Committee is chaired by Casey Ames. Included in this committee are subcommittees which are listed below.
Backcountry Economic Development – Joe Stupar
Art and Culture – Karen Domnitz
Ramona Fair Days – Amber Ramirez
Leadership Council – Bob Krysak
Design Review – Carol Fowler
Government Liaisons – Carol Fowler / Joe Stupar
Marketing and PR
The Marketing and PR committee is chaired by staff. Also involved with the Marketing and PR committee are Susan McCormick and Joe Stupar. The marketing committee is involved with all marketing for chamber events and promotions. The committee also takes care of all social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram; and more.
Member services is a very important part of Ramona Chamber of Commerce and is handled by chamber staff Joe Stupar, Laura Leeman, and Cindy Keiser
Member Acquisition and Retention
Member to Member Services
Lunch with The Chamber highlighting local businesses.
Government Liaison Representation
Operations – Joe Stupar
Chamber Mixers – Manny Pasternack
Installation Dinner & Ramona Community Awards – Karen Dominitz
Ramona Trail Challenge – Colin Macdonald
Ramona Artists Open Studios Tour – Karen Domnitz
Tacos & Beer – Kevin Justice
Taste of Ramona – Andrea Stykel
4th of July Fireworks & Family Picnic – Susan White
Ramona Country Fair – Stephanie Macdonald
Merchants Safe Trick or Treat – Chamber Staff
Ramona Motorcycle Rally – Paul Zawilenski
Christmas Tree Lighting & Candlelight Dinner – Susan McCormick
The Administrative Committee includes the following subcommittees:
Elections Committee – Carol Fowler
Budget Committee – Joe Stupar, Paul Zawilenski and Bob Krysak
Scholarships & Educational Program Grants – Amber Ramirez
Awards – Carol Fowler and Karen Domnitz
Board Liaison to Ambassadors
Board Liaison, Andrea Stykel, works with chamber ambassadors.
Our Chamber Ambassadors are extremely important to the success of our chamber members. Katy Filek and Sara Allen help with the following:
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
Opportunity Drawing Baskets
Quarterly New Member Receptions
Nancy Sapper is our volunteer coordinator.