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SHCC Committees in Action:

If you would like to join any of the committees below, please email or call us at 486-7700 to be placed on the mailing list for upcoming meetings and information.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held at SHCC Chamber located at 1451 River Park Dr., St 220, Sacramento. Meeting times can be subject to change.

Standing Committees

Ambassador Program
Ambassadors act as a liaison to facilitate the member’s access and understanding of the chamber’s strategic scope of work in order to serve our mission. They also assist in recruiting and retaining members. Applications for the Ambassador program are accepted year-round.

Membership Committee
The Membership Committee develops and drives strategies to grow and retain Chamber membership. The committee works to ensure that members feel the value of their investment and seek to find opportunities that keep members actively engaged in the networking, education, and advocacy programs offered through the Chamber. Contact Mike Rogers, Vice Chair of Membership, at

Legislative Committee
The Legislative Committee is responsible for monitoring and developing business advocacy initiatives in the local community and the state of California. It also stays on top of issues that impact our business owners. The Legislative Committee addresses issues including public policy, ordinances, zoning, budgets, ballot measures, licensing/permits, etc. It also focuses on state legislative issues. Contact Marcus Gomez, Vice Chair of Advocacy,

Education Committee
The SHCC has maintained as one its core values, the need to provide support, mentoring and scholarships for youth and business professionals in the Greater Sacramento region. It is estimated that the chamber has given over $500,000 in scholarships over the years. The committee meets to review and select scholarship recipients, identify scholarship donors and also assist in setting committee goals. Contact Terry ward, Vice Chair of Education, at


Events Committees

Salud! Awards & Gala – Saturday, February 27, 2016
The Salud! Awards & Gala honors the Hispanic Business community with a night of glamour, celebration, and dancing. The Salud! Committee helps bring the region a red carpet event with a three-course dinner, awards recognition show, entertainment performances, and a live band for a night of dancing. Help us show the region how the Hispanic community recognizes our businesses. On the committee you will meet other professionals passionate about event management, décor, and helping facilitate the awards recognition ceremony. Contact the SHCC President/CEO to apply to be on this exclusive committee, Cathy Rodriguez,

State of the Hispanic Business Community – Thursday, May 5, 2016
Join us as we participate in National Small Business Week with the State of the Hispanic Business Community. This committee will help gather the best speakers, topics, and ideas about the Hispanic business community. Our goals are to inform the Hispanic professional, and general market business about the power and influence the Latino community has in the Sacramento Region. Contact The SHCC Office to participate in the only Hispanic focused business event during the Sacramento Small Business Week.

24th Annual Jalapeño Golf Classic – Friday, August 5, 2016.
The annual Jalapeño Golf Classic started in 1988 to raise funds for the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund. The event continues today to provide programs through the SHCC including business development, educational workshops,  workforce training, the College Crew, and scholarships. The Committee helps plan the golf tournament with unique experiences, raffle items, sponsors and adding the expertise of a golf enthusiast. If you like to golf, or want to know more about the sport, then join the Jalapeño Golf Committees. Contact Joe Esparza, Jalapeño Golf Classic Chair,

Latin Food and Music Festival – Saturday, October 8, 2016
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Latin Food & Music Festival. This is a family-friendly event that celebrates Latin America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage with live music, dance performances, and a food fair.



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