California Area Chamber of Commerce
California, Missouri

Mission Statement

To take the lead in promoting business development and stimulating economic growth as well as enhancing the quality of life through Community involvement, recognition, and pride.
Vision statement
The California Area Chamber will accomplish its mission by implementing programs to meet the needs of our growing Community through teamwork. We will expand our membership by promoting a positive working relationship among businesses and the general public while maintaining an efficient organization that is accountable to each of its members.

                 Membership Benefits

Your membership is an investment in your business and community’s future. The Chamber is here to help our members and our community. Membership may be a tax-deductible business expense, consult your tax accountant for guidance.
Some benefits members enjoy include:
• Online Membership Directory Listing
• Chamber Business Referrals
• Annual Membership Directory Listing
• Official Chamber Logo use
- Facebook Promo's
• Online Community Calendar of Events
• Committee Participation • Community Resource & Information Center
• Special Events Assistance (groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, etc.)
• Periodic Informational Emails
• Educational Seminars
• Notary
• Fax and copy privileges at Chamber office
• Access to QR Code
• Chamber Gift Certificates Visitor Services
• Visitor Assistance • Maps - City, County, and State
• Brochures of local, regional, and state attractions Economic Information
• Community Profile
• Demographic Information
• Business Statistics
• Member of Moniteau Economic Development Events
• Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival
• Easter Egg Hunt
• Golf Tournament
• Christmas California Style - parade - house lighting contest
• Annual Chamber Dinner & Auction
• Scholarship Program

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Chamber Annual Dinner 



Ribbon Cuttings 



Business Educational Seminar



Christmas Parade



Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival



Notary certified 

Businesses can have their documents notarized in the Chamber office.


Ready to become a member?

Membership Dues Structure:

Banks/Savings & Loan: $11 per $1,000,000 of deposits

Professional business – dues per each practicing – : $125 per each Attorney, Accountant, Doctor, Dentist, or Veterinarian

Individuals/Churches/Non-profit Organizations/Farm/Home $40

Business: Sole Proprietorship/Small Business with 1-10 Full Time $125

Business/Corporation: with 11-25 Full Time Employees*: $175

Business/Corporation: with 26-50 Full Time Employees*: $225

Business/Corporation: with 51+ Full Time Employees*: $500

Associate Membership – if you own a second business – $25/each additional business New members’ dues are pro-rated on a quarterly basis.

*4 part time (30 hours or less) employees = 1 full time employee
For more information, contact the Chamber Office at 573-796-3040 or email [email protected]

To become a member of the California Area Chamber of Commerce click on the link below to download the membership form. Return the completed form to:
Chamber Office
500 S Oak St
Suite A
California MO 65018

Click here to print Membership Form

2024 Board of Directors & Staff

Chelsea McGill,  President


Becki Collier, Vice President

Grace Print House

Becky Wood, Treasurer

Hawthorn Bank

Sally Vogel, Secretary


Matt Abernathy, Asst. Superintendent

Moniteau County R-1 School District

Heather Allen


 Elaine Anderson

MU Extension

Brad Baer

Baer Brothers Woodworking

Melissa Bonecutter

Bonecutter Body Shop & Off Road

Cale Brown

Commerce Bank

Sharon Campbell

Moniteau County Farm Bureau

Tyler Clenin

Clenin Farm Supply LLC

Spenser Deeken

Central Bank

Norris Gerhart

Mr. G's

Shelly Hampton

Peoples Bank of Moniteau County

Missy Hindman

Mr. G's Liquor

Madison Imhoff

Mid-Mo Brush Clearing LLC

Scott Jobe

City of California

Dr. Kennedy Juul

Juul Spine & Sport Chiropractic

Becky Lawson

Hawthorn Bank

Alex McGill

Countryside Insurance Agency

Kelsey Ott

To The Table JCMO

Jennifer Riggs

NurseServ, LLC

Stephanie Stokes

Something Sassy

Sandra Ratcliff

Executive Secretary
California Area Chamber of Commerce

Business hours


  • 500 S Oak St Suite A
    California, MO 65018



Business Hours

  • Monday
    08:00am – 04:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    08:00am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    08:00am – 04:00pm
  • Saturday - Sunday