International Development Committee

The International Development Committee aims to expand opportunities and grow the impact of trade, export, and foreign direct investment on Irvine’s businesses and economy, enhance the value of our diversity, optimize competitive global positioning, and strengthen Irvine’s international profile.

The International Development Committee meets in-person at the Chamber offices every third month on the fourth Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Next Meeting: December 21, 2021 

       This month

  • Joint end of the year meeting with the Business & Workforce Development Committee

We will hear from our Task Forces on both sides and then adjourn to enjoy a treat or two to celebrate the upcoming Holiday season

As experts and thought leaders supporting the scope of our international work, you are uniquely qualified to advise and decide what our scope of work looks like moving forward.

Your input is appreciated.


International Development Committee taskforces support export and trade, foreign direct investment, international outreach, and leverage the advantages of Irvine's global population.

International Development Committee Organizational Chart

International Development Committee Agendas & Minutes

Marv Sepe

Chair: Marv Sepe
CTC Global

Bill Edwards

Chair: Bill Edwards
Edward Global Services Inc.

Mission Statement

The International Development Committee promotes trade and enhances Irvine’s global competitiveness

To learn how to become involved, contact Pepper Russell.