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About the Chamber

The Dixon District Chamber of Commerce is located in the historical Downtown area in the Transportation Center at 220 N. Jefferson Street. We are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday.

The Dixon District Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1909, and officially acknowledged as a nonprofit business entity by the State of California in 1950. We are recognized by the federal government as a tax exempt 501c6 nonprofit organization.

We are a group of dedicated business, association, and nonprofit leaders and volunteers who actively work together to advocate for our city, local businesses and community organizations, and the quality of life in our community.

We invite you to attend our monthly Mixers or Ribbon Cuttings where we welcome new member businesses and organizations into the Dixon Chamber. Some newer activities include the monthly Lunch Bunch and Business In Action group. All of them offer you a chance to make new connections, network and promote your business or association.

We offer Member Orientations once on a month, where you can learn all of the benefits of Chamber membership, and how we can help your business or organization be more successful. 

We also offer “Taking Care of Business” on a weekly basis, a no-cost, no obligation one hour consultation with a professional business development counselor who will provide you with tips and practical solutions for your business or organization.  In addition, we have many active committees for you to get involved in.

We promote and sponsor many annual community activities like the historic Dixon May Fair Parade, which is the oldest State affiliated parade. Some other events include the popular Epicurean Fete-Wine & Food Festival, and the annual Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and Veteran of the Year Awards Night. We sponsor candidate forums, and other activities.

For more information about the Dixon Chamber or how to join, please visit our “Membership” link or stop by our office and we will be happy to assist you. Thank you for your interest in the Dixon Chamber of Commerce.

 

Chamber Board of Directors

Herb Cross, Chair of the Board Kay Cayler, Immediate Past Chair of the Board
Robin Tully, Tully Consulting Group, First Vice Chair Laura Ziegler, Travis Credit Union, Treasurer
Jill Orr, Dawson’s Bar and Grill Kathy Ernest, Ramtown Karate
Fernando Ontiveros, Johnson Group Powered by RE/MAX Gold Haley Andrew, Dixon Wellness Collective
Ted Jorgensen, Dixon Tire Pros Rodolfo Peneda, Universal Services
Julia Lopez, Recology

Staff

Shauna Manina, President/CEO

 

Ambassadors

Aamit Chowdhury, New York Life

Brent Fisk, Travis Credit Union

Vera Gleason, Realtor®,  RE eBroker Group

Michel Liu, Associate Member

Patti Sousa-Liu, Associate Member

Tahir Masood, Associate Member

Fernando Ontiveros, Johnson Group RE/MAX Gold

Ryan Robinson/Mary’s Pizza Shack

 

 

Chamber Committees

Ambassadors – Serves as the goodwill arm of the Chamber, the Ambassadors attend and assist at various events including: Grand Openings, Ribbon-Cuttings, Mixers, and any other events. It is the goal of the Ambassadors to increase membership and members’ knowledge of programs, services, and benefits of membership with the Chamber. Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Chamber office.  Contact Shauna Manina at 707-678-2650

Business Issues & Governmental Affairs – Monitors, evaluates, and acts upon proposed city, county and state issues which could affect the business community; encourages active interaction and involvement in governmental affairs; keeps the public informed; and supports issues for local impact. Meets on the 4th Friday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the Chamber office.   Contact Herb Cross at 530-848-7281

Business Resources and Education – Promotes interaction between educational partners and the business community and provides education tools for business. Hosts business forums to educate and connect business leaders.  Contact Robin Tully at 707-628-4219

Cultural Arts Roundtable – Brings together arts groups and individual artists from all genres to promote the arts as a quality of life component in the community. Meets on the second Friday of the month at 12 noon at the Chamber office.  Contact Shauna Manina at 707-678-2650

Fundraising and Events – To help plan and execute special events, fundraisers, and other events as needed. Meets on the first Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Chamber office.    Contact Jill Orr at 916-416-2876

Membership Attraction & Retention – This Committee evaluates Recruitment and Retention programs, and Member benefits for the Chamber membership. Meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 12 noon at the Chamber office.  Contact Kay Cayler at 707-688-1438

Nonprofit Roundtable – Brings together the nonprofit service and civic groups in Dixon, helps to establish a Master Calendar to assist in the group’s fundraising activities, and provides resources. Meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Chamber office.  Contact Shauna Manina at 707-678-2650

Veteran’s Roundtable – Evaluates the needs of veteran owned businesses and veterans within our community, and advocates for veteran causes that contribute to the overall benefit of the community. Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Chamber office.  Contact Shauna Manina at 707-678-2650