Channel City Club
& Committee on Foreign Relations
Santa Barbara's Window on the World

The Channel City Club was founded in 1946 in Santa Barbara, California, to provide the community with a local venue for outstanding experts on state, national, and international issues.

The  Committee on Foreign Relations promotes foreign relations dialogue  through
Member of ACFR, Washington, D.C.

Bobby Chacon, former FBI agent

Thursday, September 23, 2021 

A Visit to the
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum 

FBI Exhibit Lunch and Tour  with guest speaker:
Bobby Chacon, former FBI Agent


Bobby Chacon spent 27 years as an FBI Agent and was assigned to posts around the world. He worked the Mafia war in NYC during the John Gotti days, the drug wars of the late 1980s, and was present in NYC on 9/11. Bobby later was deployed to Iraq twice on FBI operations. He also created and led the FBI Dive Teams in NYC and Los Angeles.  His first job after retiring from the FBI was as a technical advisor for Gary Sinise on Criminal Minds Beyond Borders. Bobby is now a writer of television and film, and has appeared in feature films and network television shows portraying an FBI Agent.


The Santa Barbara Airbus will depart Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort at 10:15am promptly. 

Please enter at the Cesar Chavez Street entrance to the Hilton Hotel property no later than 10:00am.  When entering the property drive toward the main hotel building where you will be directed to available parking and event check-in.   


We have reserved seating for lunch.  Following lunch, guests will have a chance to self-guide the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum, Air Force One Pavilion, and the FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda exhibit. Return to Santa Barbara by 5:30pm.


We will be following all protocols required by the CDC.   While at the Museum current regulations require all guests to wear a mask that covers their mouth and nose the entire time they are on campus, except for when they are sitting at their lunch table. 



 An Invitation to Membership
Please join us for your first CCC luncheon program at the member price.
Please contact us for more information.

2021 Conference

November 3 - 5, 2021
Washington, DC

"U.S. Global Leadership:
The Next 25 Years"

Distinguished Service Award (2020/2021)
Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Conference Hotel
Morrison-Clark Historic Inn & Restaurant

Member of Historic Hotels of America

Special Note:
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 will be
Our Santa Barbara Day in Washington, D.C.

Channel City Club & Committee on Foreign Relations
is sponsored by:

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Thank You!

ACFR Young Leaders Initiative

The 2021 ACFR Young Leaders Initiative will take place in Washington, DC, on August 11-14, 2021

"And on today's International Youth Day, I have the pleasure of hosting student leaders from across the United States who are visiting Washington, D.C., in the American Committees for Foreign Relations Young leaders Initiative delegation."

Thomas Garrett, Secretary General of the Community of Democracies (CoD) 

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 2247
Santa Barbara, CA 93120

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