The Chamber’s Board of Directors establishes policy and direction to ensure that the Chamber’s mission and strategic vision are achieved and member needs are best served.

The volunteer board is composed of 28 local business and community leaders, elected by the membership to serve 5-year terms.

2019 Board of Directors


William Macfadyen

Immediate Past Chair

Hallie Avolio
Latitude 34 Technologies

First Vice Chair:

Trevor Large
Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray LLP


Vice Chairs:

Rich Antles
FLIR Systems 

Kirsten McLaughlin

Susan Rodriguez
Brown & Brown Insurance

Anne Pazier
Santa Barbara Gift Baskets

Board Members:

Ryan Aeh, City Ventures

Alex Bauer, Sansum

Leslie Brickell, Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta

Ron Caird, Porlamar Nursery

Beth Collins, Brownstein/Hyatt/Farber/Schreck

Francois DeJohn, Hayes Commercial Group

Arie Dejong, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Barry Dorsey, The Kimpton Goodland Hotel

Dan Gabie, LogMeIn

Janet Garufis, Montecito Bank and Trust

Steve Greig, Plains All American Pipeline

Renee Grubb, Village Properties

Brian Larinan, Granite Construction

Donna Lewis, Goleta Union School District

Matt Long, Signature Flight Support

John Longbrake, UC Santa Barbara 

Trish Miller, Spherion 

Craig Minus, The Towbes Group

Rich Nahas, Glen Annie Golf Club

Tony Vallejo, CPA

Roberto van Geenen, The Ritz-Carlton Bacara