COMMITTEES

GSDBA depends on dedicated volunteers to help make decisions, support the local business community and coordinate events.  A committee is your chance to get involved, meet other business owners, put your expertise to good use and help shape the decisions that affect the business and LGBT community of San Diego.  The following is a list of current GSDBA committees, for more information contact committees@gsdba.org

ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: To attain full business equality for GSDBA members and for LGBT persons by publicly advocating GSDBA’s public policy priorities, identifying appropriate advocacy actions, and vetting outside requests for advocacy by GSDBA. 
Chair: Kevin T. Kellar
Interested in this Committee? Apply here

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: Develop and deliver services that support the growth and success of member’s business. The committee also oversees and coordinates the Professional Affinity Groups and provides them with the necessary support to provide its members purposeful and structured meetings.
Chair: Kevin Wunderly
Interested in this Committee? Apply here

BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUPS COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: To oversee a structured forum of facilitators of Business Networking Groups (BNGs) to ensure that BNG’s provide a productive networking environment for the support and growth of member businesses.
Chair: Deborah Dimery
Interested in this Committee? Apply here

CORPORATE RELATIONS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: To implement a strategy to procure sponsors and build long term relationships with them.
Chair: Barbra Blake

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: Oversee the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan by furthering the mission, goals and activities of GSDBA.
Chair: Jeri Muse, Ph.D

EVENTS COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: The events committee mission is to collaborate with the GSDBA staff to ensure coordinated efforts to schedule, organize and implement any and all of its member events, including but not limited to networking events, member workshops, annual awards event, annual board of directors installation event, business luncheons, festivals and other special events.
Co-Chairs: Steve Kaftal & Jeanne Burke
Interested in this Committee? Apply here

FINANCE COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: Oversight and management of the financial matters of the Association. Chaired by the Treasurer.
Chair: Danielle Barger
Interested in this Committee? Apply here

MARKETING COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: 
Chair: Melanie Peters
Interested in this Committee? Apply here

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
OVERALL MISSION: The mission of the membership committee is to collaborate with the GSDBA staff to assure coordinated and timely member outreach and communications efforts for the benefit of GSDBA.
Chair: Tim Fronczek
Interested in this Committee? Apply here



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