Our committees are dedicated to meeting the needs of the Dana Point business community. Please view our Calendar of Events for an up-to-date list of upcoming committee meetings.
Ambassadors and Membership: Comprised of volunteers, this vital committee’s attention is geared toward providing support and assistance to local businesses through “Ambassador Walks” and is the liaison between the Chamber and its members. Oversees overall strategic planning of membership and recruitment programs at DPCC. This committee also manages the Dana Point Chamber Scholarship Program. This committee’s goal is to grow your network while also growing the Chamber. Chair: Lauralyn Loynes, meets monthly, the second Tuesday of each month.
Government Affairs: Centers on public policy and legislative action that supports the growth of business in Dana Point. This is a not a reactive group, but a proactive committee designated to inform lawmakers of the legislative positions of our local business community. Chair: Michael Fox, meets monthly and for special events
Finance: Provides oversight to the Chamber’s financial operations, monitors normal operating venues and expenses and adheres to the budget established beginning each fiscal year; duties include reviewing financial transactions of the Chamber, making recommendations for adjustments. Chair: Eric Medor, meets monthly, the second Tuesday of the month
Turkey Trot: Responsible for the largest event in Dana Point and primary fundraising event for DPCC, this committee’s duties include marketing, sponsorship, logistics, public and community relations and website management for the Dana Point Turkey Trot. Meets monthly starting in May
Beautification: Instills sense of community pride by rewarding those who work to beautify the city of Dana Point. Awardees are recognized at the State of the City
Citizen of the Year/Business of the Year: These committees are comprised of former recipients of COTY/BOTY and present awards at the Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner. Winners are determined by committee members, not by Chamber staff.