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Orinda's spacious public library opened in 2001. (photo: Shawn Eyer) The Orinda Chamber office is located within this complex.
About Us

The Orinda Chamber of Commerce was chartered as a non-profit corporation in 1952. Leadership of the Chamber consists of a Board of Directors (see below) which meets monthly to determine the policies and programs for the future of the Chamber. The Chamber office is staffed part-time by an Executive Director. Members are able to establish a wide range of business contacts and to work together toward building a better community when they participate in the various activities of the Chamber. The office is very active in dispensing local information of all kinds to area residents and visitors, as well as responding to out-of-town inquiries.

We now have a membership of more than 200 business and professional men and women concerned with the well-being of the business community and the City as a whole. We believe that some of the qualities needed to make a successful community are:

  • Good leadership
  • Never accepting things as they are, but always trying to make them better
  • Having an eye to the future and planning for what the future might bring
  • And a cohesiveness in the community with a "get the job done" quality

Help us achieve these goals, while enjoying the benefits of membership. Click the "Join Us" link to apply for membership online.

Our e-News Chamber Newsletter:

We publish a periodic newsletter sent to subscribers via email and online. To view our latest newsletter, click here.  Members may request that our newsletter includes newsworthy information about their business or coming events by sending an email to us at info@orindachamber.org, providing appropriate details and photos, if applicable. Because of the large targeted readership of our newsletter, Members may consider advertising in it. For advertising information, ad specifications and rates click here. To subscribe to our newsletter list, click here.

Chamber Office Location:


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The Orinda Chamber of Commerce is located at 26 Orinda Way, adjacent to the Orinda Historical Society and the new Orinda Library. This central location is convenient and easily accessible for our members and the public. The Chamber shares offices with the Orinda Association and The Orinda News. Please stop by and visit soon. 

Please note that all correspondence should be addressed to:

Orinda Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 2271
Orinda, CA 94563
(925) 254-3909
(925) 254-8312 (fax)
email: info@orindachamber.org

Chamber Office Hours:

The Chamber office is open on Wednesdays only. While voice messages and email are monitored every day, please allow time for a response to your emails or calls. The Chamber office does accept deliveries Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Board of Directors holds its meeting the second Tuesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at First Republic Bank at 224 Brookwood Road, Orinda, CA 94563 (map).
                                                                                                                      


Orinda Chamber Board of Directors: 2013

TITLE NAME | EMAIL (click name) AFFILIATION (click for web site)
President Sylvia Jorgensen Merrill Lynch
Vice President Paul M. Koenig Paul M. Koenig, Attorney at Law
Treasurer Jim Breedlove Breedlove Insurance Services
Secretary Patti Camras Coldwell Banker Real Estate
Board Mbr. - Director David Cronin Orinda Convalescent Hospital
Board Mbr. - Director Nora Harlow E.B.M.U.D.
Board Mbr. - Director Roy Hodgkinson Friend of the Chamber
Board Mbr. - Director Carlos Rangel Shelby's Restaurant
Board Mbr. - Director Richard Westin Agemark
Board Mbr. - Director Dina Zapanta First Republic Bank

Liaison to the City of Orinda Tonya Gilmore City of Orinda
Executive Director Candy Kattenburg Orinda Chamber

Updated 08/14/13


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