Board of Directors

Sam Attisha, 2018 Chair

Sam Attisha, 2018 Chair

Senior Vice President and Region Manager
Cox Communications

As senior vice president and region manager for Cox Communications in California, Sam Attisha is responsible for leading employees and overseeing day-to-day operations in Orange County, Palos Verdes, San Diego and Santa Barbara.

Attisha has been in his current role since July 2016. Prior to that, he served as vice president of business development and public affairs for Cox California. He joined Cox in 2007 as the vice president of business development and public affairs for San Diego, facilitating new business partnerships and providing leadership and strategic direction to the government, community, media, and public relations functions in San Diego. In 2011, he became vice president of business development and public affairs for California, assuming statewide responsibilities.

As Chair, Attisha will lead the Chamber’s 80-member Board that establishes the organization’s policy positions on issues important to job creation and business growth in the region. He is also on the board of directors and executive committee for the USS Midway Museum and California Cable & Telecommunications Association, and a board member of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation.

2018 Management Council

The Chamber’s Management Council is composed of 10 members of its Board of Directors. Management Council’s primary responsibilities are the oversight of the business and operations of the Chamber, such as the hiring of staff and entering into contracts. Management Council also sets the agenda of the full Board of Directors. The Chair and Vice Chair of Management Council are also the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors.

2018 Board of Directors