North County Advisory Board
Oceanside Chamber of Commerce
Scott Ashton is the CEO of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. He has been on staff at the Chamber since 1996 and took on his current role in November of 2016. Scott, originally from Massachusetts, began his career at the South Shore Chamber of Commerce while attending graduate school at Suffolk University in Boston where he earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
Scott has over 30 years of experience in the Chamber industry in a variety of sales and management capacities. Scott currently oversees a staff of four and the day-to-day operations of the Chamber, policy implementation, and strategic planning. Scott serves in numerous local organizations including the Oceanside Promise Collective Impact Table, the Community Healthcare Alliance Committee, Unite North County, GEAR UP, North San Diego SBDC, North Coastal Prevention Coalition, the City of Oceanside’s Downtown Advisory Committee and most recently the North County Food Bank. Scott resides in Oceanside and enjoys reading, hiking, walking, and studying health & nutrition.