Our Mission

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The mission of the Economic Alliance of Northern Santa Barbara County (EconAlliance) is to create a high performance, globally competitive regional economy.
EconAlliance drives positive North County economic impact through advocacy, strategic initiatives and programs that support target industry sectors. The organization is committed to bold collaboration and the leveraging of regional assets and talent to enhance Chamber, City and County economic development efforts. EconAlliance provides the dynamic inspiration for a high­performance, globally competitive, Northern Santa Barbara County economy.

What is unique, special or important about EconAlliance?

Geographical area served is Northern Santa Barbara County
A targeted, "sector strategy" approach to North County economic prosperity
Collaborative, participatory advocacy, with cross-industry, non-partisan support for industry and North County priorities
Focused industry and regional support initiatives that build and sustain North County prosperity and global competitiveness
Unique partnerships that leverage resources and expertise and support cross-community vitality
One-of-a-kind events driving regional dialogue, awareness, "possibility thinking" and action
Support for economic development efforts undertaken by other organizations (Cities, Chambers, County, and others)

What do we do?

1. Celebrate and champion important Northern Santa Barbara County industries* with policymakers and the public
2. Provide cross-industry, cross-sector, cross­jurisdiction voices and support for target industry sectors and key economic issues
3. Promote economic development and address unemployment
4. Design and manage far-reaching initiatives, strategies and programs to benefit key industries, sectors, workers and community economies
5. Drive "blue sky'. opportunity-oriented thinking through dynamic, innovative, industry-relevant regional events and forums
6. Collaborate broadly and creatively with industry sectors, agencies, public sector entities, education/academia, nonprofits and others, leveraging resources and talents to foster and accelerate North County innovation and economic prosperity


Contact us now

Get in touch

The EconAlliance Foundation:
2605 S. Miller, Ste. 107, Santa Maria, CA 93455
  • Jenelle Osborne, Executive Director
  • josborne@EconAlliance.org
  • 805-452-7574
  • Victoria Conner, EconAlliance Consultant/Initiatives Director
  • Initiatives@EconAlliance.org
  • 805-345-0688

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