California Area Chamber of Commerce

California, Missouri

California Area Chamber of Commerce
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
• New to the Area Welcome Baskets
• 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

membership form

2021 Board of Directors & Staff

Kayle Kiesling,  President

Exhale....Spa, LLC

Sharon Campbell, Vice President

Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance

Pamela Pearon, Treasurer

Central Bank

Rita Hammerly, Secretary

Burgers' Smokehouse

 Elaine Anderson

MU Extension

Brad Baer

Baer Brothers Woodworking

Melissa Bonecutter

Bonecutter Body Shop & Off Road

Brandy Brockes

Brockes Tire & Auto

Cale Brown

Commerce Bank

Jenny Cain

Elevate Fitness Studio

Tyler Clenin

Clenin Farm Supply LLC

Norris Gerhart

Mr. G's

Shelly Hampton

Peoples Bank of Moniteau County

Blake Howard

Cargill Turkey & Cooked Meats

Becky Lawson

Hawthorn Bank

Dr. Todd McCluskey


Chelsea McGill


Robin Ratcliff

Ratcliff Farms

Roberta Rothstein


Dwight Sanders

Moniteau County R-1 School District

Stephanie Stokes

Something Sassy

Tom Winters


Becky Wood

Hawthorn Bank

Sandra Ratcliff

Executive Secretary
California Area Chamber of Commerce

Business hours


  • 500 S Oak St Suite A
    California, MO 65018



Business Hours

  • Monday - Friday
    08:00am – 12:00 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday