2017-2018 Chamber Board

The Chamber’s Board of Directors consists of community leaders that help influence and support the Chamber’s strategies and initiatives. The Chair of the Board, West Hooker-Poletti,  leads the Board of Directors and serves a 12-month term. The Chair is assisted by an Executive Committee.

In addition, there are two liaisons to the Board, namely, Misti Kerns of the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau and Kathleen Rawson from Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.

Please find our 2017-2018 Chamber Board below:

Daniel Abramson

RAND Corporation

Matthew Allnat

Jonathan Club

Alisha Auringer


Judi Barker

Barker Hanger

Barbara Bishop

BBPR, Inc.

Richard Chacker

Perry’s at the Beach

Gauri Brienda–Ramnath

A Day in LA Tours

Kiersten Elliott

Santa Monica College

Colby Goff

Rustic Canyon Restaurants

Mike Grunning

Pence Hathorne Silver Realty

West Hooker-Poletti

Locanda del Lago, Bella

Jeff Klocke

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier

Mitchell Kraus

Capital Intelligence Associates

Tim Kusserow

Carlthorp School

Bob Kull

The Lobster

Leonard Lanzi


Richard Lawrence

Commercial Bank of California


Gary Loeb

Chezgal Merchandising Creations

John Loyacono

Bank of America

Brian MacMahon

Expert Dojo

Sara Mailloux


Jennifer McElyea

Watt Investment Partners

Laura McIver

ETC Hotels Casa del Mar & Shutters on the Beach

Pat McRoskey

Water Garden

Yesenia Monsour

Kaiser Permanente

Greg Morena

The Albright

Dave Nelson

Tegner-Miller Insurance Brokers

Ellis O’ Connor

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows


Susan Gabriel Potter

Bob Gabriel Insurance

Evan Pozarny

Muselli Commercial Realtors

Dave Rand

Armbruster Goldsmith & Delvac

Scott Schonfeld

Linwood Ventures

Peter Trinh

Avery/The Craftsman


Coalition for Engaged Education

John Warfel

Metropolitan Pacific Properties

David Woodbury

Arthur Murray Dance Center

share on