Governed by a 19-member Board of Directors, the South San Francisco Chamber of Commerce holds monthly meetings to set policy and direction for the organization. A Chief Executive Officer oversees office operation, including full- and part-time staff. The Chamber makes referrals, acts as a resource for community information, provides informational pamphlets and brochures about starting a business, and offers marketing material to assist sales professionals.
The mission of the South San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is to promote and support the economic wellbeing of its members and provide maximum business networking opportunities..
A dreamer, a thinker, and a leader who leads by example, Liza has served over 25 years in the hospitality industry in various positions and finished the last six years as the Director of Sales at Green Hills Country Club. She was responsible for executing sales strategies to maximize profitability while maintaining member satisfaction. Liza possesses a strong event planning background and an appreciation and knowledge of food and beverage menu development. A proven leader with a hands-on style to motivate and mentor others, she has a track record excelling in establishing and expanding a customer base through creative use of marketing tools and media.
As a longtime resident of South San Francisco, Linda has worked in various industries like health care, hospitality, and manufacturing. Her last nine years of full-time employment was at Gimbal’s Candy, where she served as Director of Human Resources. During that time, she was a member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Linda retired from full-time employment at Gimbal’s in 2013, and for the last three years has been assisting the Chamber CEO on various projects and events promoting South San Francisco’s business community.
Linda and her husband Dave reside in South San Francisco. Together they have two daughters, Julie and Lori, and a grandson, Lucca.
Arlene is responsible for accounts receivables, updates to membership information, and website administration, and she also assists with the Freight Forwarding program. Arlene and her family have lived in South San Francisco for more than 20 years. In her free time, she volunteers with free Bible education and studies.