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 26 local business and community leaders, elected by the membership to serve 5-year terms.

2018 Board of Directors


Hallie Avolio
Latitude 34 Technologies

First Vice Chair:

William Macfadyen


Marty Plourd
Community West Bank 

Vice Chairs:

Rich Antles
FLIR Systems 

Trevor Large
Buynak, Fauver, Archbald & Spray LLP

Kirsten McLaughlin

Susan Rodriguez
Brown & Brown Insurance

Board Members:

Rod Alferness
University of California, Santa Barbara

Alex Bauer
Sansum Clinic

Leslie Brickell
Courtyard Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta

Ron Caird
Porlamar Nursery

Jan Campbell
Santa Barbara Foundation

Beth Collins-Burgard
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Arie Dejong
Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

Dan Gabie

Janet Garufis
Montecito Bank & Trust

Renee Grubb
Village Properties

Hazel Johns
Santa Barbara Airport

Donna Lewis
Goleta Union School District 

Matt Long
Signature Flight Support 

Michael McDonald
Zizzo’s Coffee

Trish Miller

Rich Nahas
Glen Annie Golf Club 

Anne Pazier
Santa Barbara Gift Baskets

Tony Vallejo