• Chamber Councils

  • Ambassadors
    Chair: Ekta Patel
    Mission:  To promote Carlsbad as goodwill ambassadors and act as liaisons between the Carlsbad Chamber members and the Chamber.  To recruit and retain Chamber members, help raise money for the Chamber, and to assist Chamber members in obtaining maximum value from their Chamber investment.


    Carlsbad 40-Under-40
    Mission: To recognize and honor dynamic young leaders in Carlsbad for their occupational and community leadership accomplishments, and assist with their professional development and personal growth 

    Christmas on the Pecos
    Chair: Mike Calvani / Ralph Carreon
    Mission: To effectively develop a community-based event involving riverfront homeowners, businesses, and volunteers to provide the premier Christmas event in New Mexico


    Education Council
    Chair: Khush Ghadiali
    Mission: To promote and provide education and training opportunities to enhance the Carlsbad community and to plan and implement a leadership skills development program


    Governmental Affairs
    Chair: Robert Baldridge / Jack Volpato 
    Mission: To assist and promote business participation in government and legislative affairs as well as promote the interest of the Carlsbad business community in the political process.


    Guadalupe Ridge Trail
    Chair: Elizabeth Jackson
    Mission: To promote recreational opportunities, awareness and positive growth for the 100 mile Guadalupe Ridge Trail, a National Recreation Trail extending from Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas through the Lincoln National Forest and BLM lands to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. 


    Positively Carlsbad
    Chair: Kathy Jones
    Mission:  To promote positive growth and success through networking and community involvement and to assist the Chamber in organizing and planning large fund raising events to promote the social interest of the community as well as residents of surrounding communities.


    Chair: Wanda Durham
    Mission:  To promote Carlsbad, a unique city blessed with a wonderful climate, natural attractions and quality of life that allow retirees to have a sense of excitement, well-being, and security

    Chair: Christy Beasley
    Mission:  To promote tourism and solicit conventions for Carlsbad and South Eddy County

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