Get Involved: Join a Chamber Committee


Being a member of the Southwest Veterans Community has many benefits; one of the most valuable is the opportunity to help shape your community by serving on a committee. The Chamber has a variety of committees in place that help promote and sustain the economic vitality of the community. This is your opportunity to truly get involved and help shape the future of the community where you live, work and play.

Joining a committee is also a great place to network with fellow Chamber members while working towards a common goal. You will meet other Chamber members with common interests and have the opportunity to work with community leaders. Let us know what areas you are interested in.



Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is comprised of a group of committed members who support the Southwest Veterans Communities efforts for the growth and development of membership. The committee has a structured and focused system of connecting with businesses in the Chamber’s service area, and, inviting them to learn more about the organization and its many benefits.

Ken Enfinger – (602) 484-7901

Jeannie Grates – (805) 794-4080

Ambassador Committee

Ambassadors Committee represents the chamber and its members though mentoring, guidance, visibility and by communicating the Southwest Veterans Chamber’s vision and goals in the business community.

SWVCC Ambassadors:

  • Help new members learn about the benefits of belonging to the Chamber and encourage them to become active members.
  • Represent the Chamber as the official hosts at ribbon cuttings, grand openings, and other events.
  • Help the Chamber recruit new members and retain existing members through orientation and introductions to current members.

Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz – (270) 945-7286

Mike Miller – (760) 590-8088

Education Committee

Education committee helps to educate and find resources to chamber members in a variety of productive, user-friendly formats in order to impact their businesses in profitable and beneficial ways.

Paul Mueller – (713) 838-6122

Communications & Marketing Committee

The goal of the Communications & Marketing Committee is to create and deliver the most effective communications for the Southwest Veterans Chamber of Commerce, both internally and to the community. For Chamber of Commerce Members, this committee provides eNewsletters with upcoming events and items of interest, maintains the website and publishes on social media.

Carl Ulbrich – (602) 674-5675