Business & Workforce Development

Attracting and retaining businesses depends upon a 21st-century workforce. The Business & Workforce Development Committee supports this essential economic development strategy. The Business & Workforce Development Committee meets in-person at the Chamber offices every even month on the third Tuesday from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

   June 21, 2022 @ 4:00 p.m. 

     This month

  • Southern California Edison presentation on the San Onofre Neuclear Generator Station (SONGS), and ongoing activity as a part of the decommissioning and dismantlement process.
  • Irvine Business Outreach -- Results to date!
  • Preparing for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and EVC meeting July 19


    We look forward to having you join us. Your input is valuable to our work.

The Business & Workforce Development Committee's taskforces help manage or mitigate business challenges and issues; support business and workforce development; provide data, research, and information for business leaders; and encourage startup enterprises.
To learn how to become involved, contact Pepper Russell.

Business & Workforce Development Committee Taskforces 

BWD Taskforces chart

Business & Workforce Development Committee Chair 

Brian Anderson

Brian Andersen 



Mission Statement

The Business and Workforce Development Committee works to educate, inform, retain, grow, and expand existing businesses in Irvine.