General Membership ZOOM Meeting Speakers included:

  • Brian Ling – Sonoma County Alliance
  • Jim Wood – California Assemblymember District 2
  • Lynda Hopkins – Sonoma County Board of Supervisors
  • Karissa Kruse – Sonoma County Winegrowers, Presiden
  • David Guhin – Asst. City Manager of Santa Rosa
  • Tennis Wick – Permit Sonoma, Director

Recovery Efforts Under Way!

The Sonoma County Alliance, and frankly all of the local various professional membership organizations, are working together to expedite a safe and effective recovery of our businesses and economy.  The Economic Development Board is forming a variety of industry-specific work groups to flesh out virus mitigation strategies for use in their respective operational settings.  The Reopening Framework is being circulated as a starting point toward getting Sonoma County back in business.  Stay informed as new information is coming out almost daily.  Let us know if you have questions or need assistance regarding your specific business classification.


While new information is broadcasted throughout every day, here are a few items you may be interested in.  Thank you to our members for forwarding this information.

Sonoma Economic Development Board – In partnership with the County of Sonoma and the Department of Health Services, the EDB has compiled a Business Resource Guide including a list of local, state, and government resources for businesses and employees affected by the emerging situation.  The EDB is also hosting industry specific webinars to address your questions:

Job LinkJob Link offers a variety of free services to Sonoma County job seekers and businesses.  While our Business Services & Training Team are not currently in the office, we are still here to help!  COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Employers.

A RoadMap To Reopening – The American Enterprise Institute has published National Coronavirus Response, A Road Map to Reopening.  Written by a variety of highly experienced health professionals, the document explains a four phase process to get our lives back closer to the days before this deadly virus.

Census 2020 Forms are Due – Sonoma County is counting on YOU to do the #2020Census at! When you fill out the Census, you help local schools, hospitals, roads + social services get their fair share of federal funding.