The Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Dan Armendariz, District Manager, California Water Service Company has been installed as Chairman of the Board from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The Board Chair provides guidance and directs the board in formulating policies and programs that will further the goals and objectives of the chamber.
“Armendariz brings his broad background of experience and proven boardroom leadership experience to the role of Chairman to the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Donna Duperron, President and CEO. “As chairman, his deep knowledge of chamber’s work, his passion, his creativity and his renewed energy will be beneficial as we continue to enhance the offerings provided to our members.”
The Chamber’s Board of Directors represent a broad cross-section of business and industry in the Torrance area, contributing their time and expertise throughout the year in guiding the chamber.
The 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors include: Linda Amato, DoubleTree by Hilton Torrance South Bay; Dan Armendariz, California Water Service Company; Jonathan Beutler, Sunrider International; Michael Brenk, Bachem Americas; Chris Cagle, South Bay Workforce Investment Board; Paulo Da Costa, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical CenterTorrance; Jerry Farrell, Virco Manufacturing Corporation; Jac Folkert, UCLA Health; Charles Gale Jr., Metropolitan Water District; Vince Giuliano, Gaetano’s Restaurant; Barbara Graham, Torrance Refining Company; John Heffernan, AT & T; Jeanne Imbrogno, AMAG Technology Inc.; Serena Josel, Kaiser Permanente; Sherry Kramer, Continental Development Corporation; Tamala Lewis, Dignity Health Sports Park; Mary Matson, Torrance Memorial Medical Center; Latrice McGlothin, Kinecta Federal Credit Union; Ellenmary Michel, Pelican Products; Minal Mondkar, Aura Seating; Sacha Ohara, Malaga Bank; Jennifer Olvera, Green Hills Memorial Park; Tim Personius, Ganahl Lumber; Kirk Rossberg, Torrance Bakery; Andrea Sala, El Camino College; Karl Schmidt, Parker, Millikan, Clark, O’Hara, and Samuelian; Tim Thompson, Centaurus Financial, Inc.; Todd Trinneer, Staybridge Suites; Rob VanLingen, VanLingen Group and Alexandra Warnier, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.