on your next planning conference? Thinking of using an outside
Steve Snyder, vice president of local
chamber relations for the California Chamber
of Commerce, and vice president of the
Western Association of Chamber
Executives (W.A.C.E.) can be your "expert from out of town."
Steve has over 33 years of chamber
experience, and has nearly 200 board retreats for chambers of
commerce in 14 states. Over
the past year he has facilitated planning sessions and provided board
- Dana Point CA
- San Benito County CA
- Tulare CA Chamber
- Corona CA
- South San Francisco CA
- Salinas Valley CA
- Yucca Valley CA
- Federal Way WA
- Red Bluff CA
- Fairfield-Suisun CA
- Palm Desert CA Chamber
- Chandler AZ Chamber
you for traveling to the far reaches of the desert to facilitate
our retreat. I received a lot of remarks on how much the
directors enjoyed the day. They noted how much they learned
about running the organization. I enjoyed having a product and
a plan for the upcoming year that I can use. "
Cathy Kenner .
Cathy Kennerson, President/CEO, El Centro (CA) Chamber of
- "Steve's facilitation of our
board retreat was outstanding. His knowledge of the chamber industry
combined with his ability to put everyone at ease throughout the
process gave our board the ability to have a vision of where we want
to be tomorrow as well as several years down the road."
Lisa Krueger, President/CEO, Lake Havasu (AZ) Chamber of
the past 3 years, we have grown from a 225-member chamber to
over 650 members. We could not have done this without the
guidance that Steve brought to our board of directors. He
helped re-focus the energy, business model, and direction our
board to be on the cutting edge for our members."
Tom Pierson, CEO, Federal Way (WA) Chamber of Commerce.
A typical one-day planning retreat
covers such items as board roles & responsibilities, discussion of
new trends in today's successful organization, plus a strategic planning
process that will help your chamber identify its priorities for the
upcoming year. Steve also mixes in lots of fun team building activities.
Plus, Steve's facilitation fees are affordable. For further information,
or to secure Steve as your next planning conference facilitator. Please
call him at (916)444-6670 ext 241, or via e-mail at: