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Chamber Ambassador Program:

It is the goal of the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Program to promote member commitment and retention by:

  • Raising awareness of Chamber activities and benefits
  • Informing and involving new Chamber Members to promote strong continuing membership
  • Encouraging meaningful and beneficial participation in the Chamber's Programs
  • Serving as a liaison between the Chamber staff and membership

Who are the Chamber Ambassadors?

The Ambassador Program consists of volunteers from the Chamber membership who donate their time to assist the Chamber in various activities. Activities include:

  • Emceeing Chamber networking events
  • Serving on Chamber member retention committee
  • Attending ribbon cuttings, After Hours Business Mixers, Breakfasts, and other networking and special events

There are no terms limits for Ambassadors. 


Program Benefits for the Ambassadors

  • Increased name and face recognition
  • Increased networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to connect one-to-one with new and existing Chamber Members
  • Increased referral opportunities through other Ambassadors and one-on-one contact with members
  • Potential media coverage from attendance at Chamber Events
  • Gain an insiders perspective of the local business community
  • Opportunity to meet local business and community leaders
  • Chance to help the community and show community pride
  • Recognition via “Ambassador of the Month” & "Ambassador of the Year"

Are you interested in serving as a Chamber Ambassador?
If so, let us know!

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Ambassadors Executive Team

Betty Baxter - President

Baxter Coaching & Consulting

Linda Carmi - Vice President

Terra Mar Travel

Mel Mason - Immediate Past President

The Clutter Expert

Shelby Goodwin - Recording Secretary


Nadia Popova - Event Calendar

Send me a Trainer 

Kathy Rappaport - Ambassador Mentor

Flash Frozen Photography

Erin Sullivan-Moore - Corresponding Secretary

Robert Half


John Sloan - Chairman of the Board

John Sloan Real Estate-Keller Williams

Joy Diffendal


Wendy Johnson

OnTrac Lifecoaching

Steven Catt

Brian Murphy

Jimmy Johns

Bill Noble


Todd Hooks

Agua Caliente

Ben Dampier

Kinderloo, Inc.

Lacey Holquin

US Bank

Emily Vogt

Sneaker Mama Creations

Lacey Holquin

US Bank

Denise Mezquita

Toni Cantu

Forest Lawn



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