OCBC Infrastructure Committee Welcomes JWA and ONT Airport Execs

On Tuesday, May 12, OCBC's Infrastructure Committee welcomed Barry Rondinella, Airport Director for John Wayne Airport, and Mark Thorpe, CEO of Ontario International Airport. Both aviation leaders noted that passenger travel has sharply and severely declined and are employing cost-cutting measures, though retaining staff remains...

DELAY SCAG “CONNECT SOCAL” PLAN

Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) must develop a 20 year plan for both transportation (RTP) and a housing plan (SCS) for this region, including Orange County.  This plan is coming before the SCAG board for consideration on May 7.  However, a broad based business and...

Community CARES Forum Recap: Lucy Dunn, OCBC President and CEO

The Community CARES Forum on Tuesday, April 7 addressed COVID-19 challenges amongst the 7 Orange County community pillars, including the business pillar, represented by OCBC President and CEO, Lucy Dunn. Dunn provided her thoughts on how to help the small business community and the key...

OCBC Workforce & Economic Development Committee Recap

OCBC's Joint Workforce and Economic Development Committee virtual meeting  on Tuesday, March 31st featured guest speakers who provided insight and resources from their respective institutions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including:   Allison Dembeck, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Dembeck explained the major topics and provisions listed in the CARES...

OCBC Government Affairs Committee Recap: Congressman Harley Rouda

OCBC's Government Affairs meeting on Friday, March 3 featured perspectives on the COVID-19 crisis from elected officials in local, state and federal government, including Congressman Harley Rouda. Congressman Rouda provided an overview of the three bills passed in response to COVID-19, including the $2.2 trillion stimulus...