We Are Here To Serve You

The purpose of our organization:

– To advance the general welfare of the Signal Hill area, so that its citizens, businesses, and civic organizations shall prosper.

– To advance increased interest and membership in the chamber, by proper marketing, all inclusive social and business events and regular meetings of the Chamber.

Come 2 our Mixers come 4 our Lunch
Mixers 2nd Thursdays 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Lunch n Learn 4th Thursdays 11:45AM – 2:00PM
(see Featured Events for details)
Reminder to New Members: As a new Chamber member, your first membership luncheon is compliments of the Chamber.

Chamber Committees

Below is a list of the various committees. Each Board Member shall serve on at least one committee each year. Committees are open to all Chamber members unless otherwise noted. Each committee shall have a Chairperson who shall be appointed by the President, subject to approval of the Board of Directors. Committee Chairpersons shall appoint a Secretary to take minutes at all Committee meetings and shall submit a written report to the Board within one week of each meeting. Committees shall report to and be subject to the Board of Directors. With the exception of the Executive Committee needing to take action between Board meetings, no committee may take any action which may bind the Chamber to any contract, have a financial impact on the Chamber, or have any adverse effect upon the Chamber or its reputation in the community, absent discussion with and approval by the Board.

 

EXECUTIVE COMITTEE

– This committee consists of the President, 1st and 2nd Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President and Legal Counsel. The Executive Committee may exercise the powers of the Board when the Board is not in session, subject to a report to and ratification by the Board at its next succeeding meeting of any action taken. Three (3) officers shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The meeting may be called by the Chairman or by three (3) members of the committee.

 

BUDGET & FINANCE COMMITTEE

– This committee is open to all members of the Board of Directors. The Budget and Finance Committee shall submit an annual budget to the Board for their approval at their regular meeting in July of each year.

 

AMBASSADORS & MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

– This committee is open to all members of the Chamber. The purpose of the committee is to build membership, assist members with their grand openings, ribbon cuttings, and mixers, and to assist the Chamber in meeting the needs of our members.

 

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS/LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

– This committee is open to all members of the Chamber. The purpose of the committee is to meet with local city, county, state, and federal legislative representatives, and other chamber representatives, to make recommendations regarding proposed legislation affecting businesses.

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

– This committee is comprised of Past Presidents of the Chamber and open to other members of the Chamber who may be appointed by the President and approved by the Board. The committee shall be responsible for nominating persons for the Board’s approval to fill any vacancy on the Board, for nominating a slate of at least one candidate for each of the positions available on the Board for the annual election of directors by the general membership, conducting the election of Directors at the June Membership Meeting and the election of Officers at the July Board of Directors meeting.

 

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & LUNCHEONS COMMITTEE

– The purpose of the committee is to arrange for the Chamber’s monthly membership meeting program; promote Chamber, City, and community events via e-mail broadcasts and press-releases; and to arrange for Chamber members to volunteer to help at various Chamber and community events (such as the City-sponsored Halloween Carnival, Breakfast/Brunch with Santa, SpringFest Egg Hunt, neighborhood festivals, and National Night Out).

 

WEBSITE & ADVERTISING COMMITTEE

– The purpose of the committee is to maintain the Chamber’s website and advertising for members on the site.

 

SOCIALS & MIXERS COMMITTEE

– This committee is open to all members and is responsible for coordinating our monthly Second Thursdays mixer and other social events for the Chamber (e.g., theatre nights, harbor cruises, pre-game sporting events) to provide our members with an opportunity to socialize and network in informal settings. There may be one or more subcommittees for different social events.

 

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

– This committee is open to all members and is responsible for planning and conducting one or more fundraisers each year (e.g., Golf Tournament, Casino Night). There may be one or more subcommittees for different events.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE

– The purpose of this committee is to plan and conduct special events such as the Chamber’s annual holiday party and other service or fund-raising events such as health fairs. There may be one or more subcommittees for different events.

 

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS COMMITTEE

– This committee provides a great opportunity to network and to be of service to the local community. Committee members are involved in getting the word out, via telephone and/or e-mail, of the need for volunteers to help at various chamber and community events (such as the City-sponsored Halloween Carnival, Breakfast with Santa, SpringFest Egg Hunt, neighborhood festivals, and National Night Out) and/or actually volunteering a few hours of their time at the events.

The Officers and The Board of Directors 2019

The Officers and The Board of Directors 2019

Adalita Silva
Adalita SilvaPresident
www.comerica.com
Frank McIlquham
Frank McIlquhamVice President - Chair Governance / Community
www.musicistheremedy.org
Alex Rothwell
Alex Rothwell2nd Vice President Executive Committee
www.shpi.net
Sherry Zhou
Sherry ZhouSecretary
www.myopulence.com
Jane Schafer
Jane SchaferBoard Member
www.tmpromoz.com
Bob Cook
Bob CookBoard Member
www.bpandi.com
Mercedes Sepko
Mercedes SepkoBoard Member
www.marketinkgroup.com
Mu Zhang
Mu ZhangBoard Member
www.encoreawards.com
Dimas Cisneros
Dimas CisnerosBoard Member
www.edcodisposal.com

Past Officers and Board of Directors

2019 Board of Directors
2019 Board of Directors
Left to Right: inserted Dimas Cisneros, Bob Cook, Mercedes Sepko, Sherry Zhao, Mu Zhang, Adalita Silva (President), Jane Schafer, Alex Rothwell and Frank McIlquham
2018 Board of Directors
2018 Board of Directors
Left to Right: Alex Rothwell, Adalita Silva, Frank McIlquham, Octavio Duran, Melissa Guy (President), Bob Cook, Brad Lyons, Jane Schafer and Mu Zhang
2017 Board of Directors
2017 Board of Directors
Left to Right: Adalita Silva, Mu Zhang. Frank McIlquham, Melissa Guy (President), Alex Rothwell, Jane Schafer, Diane Dahi, and Octavio Duran
2015 Board of Directors
2015 Board of Directors
Signal Hill Chamber 2015 Board of Directors (back L to R): Marcus Guy – Asset Media, Michael Coso – Allegra Marketing, Mu Zhang – Encore Awards/Jensen Stamps, Mercedes Sepko – MarketInk, Walter Gonzalez – Walter Gonzalez Photography (front L to R ) Secretary: Melissa Guy – Web Commercial Pro, President: Terry Rogers – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,Treasurer: Judie Johnsen – Bookkeeping Services, 1st VP: Ashley Schaffer – Signal Hill Petroleum, Inc., and (not pictured) 2nd VP: Octavio Duran – EDCO Disposal.
2014 Board of Directors
2014 Board of Directors
Signal Hill Chamber 2014 Board of Directors (back L to R): Marcus Guy – Asset Media, Melissa Guy – Web Commercial Pro, Eileen Gelso – The Great Plate, Dyana Dulin – Dynamic Glass by Dyana, Octavio Duran – EDCO Disposal, Shari Blackwell – The Undershirt, Tony Gales – Crisell & Associates CPAs, (front L to R ) Secretary: Amanda Kilpatrick – Signal Hill Petroleum Inc., Treasurer: Judie Johnsen – Bookkeeping Services, President: Terry Rogers – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 1st VP: Michael Coso – Allegra Marketing, and 2nd VP: Carlos Campos – Peculiar Solutions.
2013 Board of Directors
2013 Board of Directors