Committees & Coalitions

The Partnership is committed to providing high-quality programs and services to business professionals, civic leaders and educators in the San Gabriel Valley. As a Partnership member, you have the opportunity to become involved in many of activities and one of the best ways to do so, is through our committees and coalitions. They provide an excellent opportunity for you to receive valuable and timely information about new programs, developments, and legislation, while being able to contribute your expertise on specific interests and establishing professional relationships. Committee membership is open to any Partnership member. Coalitions are groups of members from specific industry groups. For more information, please contact the respective staff member or committee chairs.


Legislative Action Committee

Co-Chairs: Bart Doyle, Attorney at Law  and Reyna Del Haro, Kaiser Permanente
Mission: To research, educate, form policy, and communicate the Partnership positions on legislative, regulatory, and infrastructure issues affecting the economy of the San Gabriel Valley.
Staff: Brad Jensen, Director of Public Policy

Meets every 4th Wednesday of the month at the SGVEP Office, 4910 Building, Conference Room 2, Irwindale

Marketing & Regional Promotions Committee

Chair: Nic Fetter, Samuelson & Fetter LLC, Vice Chair: Helen Romero Shaw, Southern California Gas Company
Mission: To market the San Gabriel Valley region as a great place to do business.
Staff: Amber Sommerville, Director of Marketing and Communications

Meets in person every 3rd Wednesday of the odd months and via conference call on even months.

Membership Committee

Co-Chairs: Rene Martinez, City National Bank and David Reyno, Foothill Transit
Mission: To assist with the attraction and retention of new and existing members to the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership
Staff: Mike Shay, Vice President, Investor Relations

Meets every odd month on the 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 noon

Events Committee

Chair:Don Sachs, Industry Manufacturers Council
Mission: To select unique high-end venues, programming and honorees for the Annual Awards Gala, Economic Outlook Breakfast and the Opportunities Conference.
Staff: Cynthia Kurtz, President & CEO

Meetings are on an as needed basis

Please note that Committees and Coalitions are open to SGVEP members only.