• Board of Directors

  • The Board of Directors is comprised of business, non-profit and educational leaders who are dedicated to driving a vibrant local economy and supporting our city’s diverse communities.  Their term start July 1st and run for three (3) years.  A board member can serve two (2) consecutive terms.   The Chair, Chair Elect and Immediate Past Chair serve for one (1) year. 


    Chair of the Board

    Kim Copher

    Coldwell Banker
    Immediate Past Chair   Tom Myers Community Services Agency
    Chair Elect Lonnie Gary Young, Craig + Co, LLP
    Board Members Sarah Astles Opal Night Club
      Diana Bautista

    Stanford Children's Health |
    Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

      Bobbie Chastain KMVT 15
      Cecile Currier El Camino Hospital
      Katie Ferrick LinkedIn
      Dawn Girardelli Foothill College
      John Igoe Google, Inc.
      Claire Kalia Kalia Law P.C.
      Mike Mathiesen MVLA High School District
      Larry Moore Larry's AutoWorks
      Matt Pear

    Sidney Consulting



      Alexia Penna Eureka!


      Jon Simms TeamLogicIT
      Debbie Villa Live Nation
      Celia White Recology Mountain View
    Ex-Officio Members   Dolores Beasley NASA Ames Research Center
      Col.  Greg Jones USAF Air National Guard 129th
      Capt.  Eric Wahner  United States Army 445th 


  • Guidelines for Board Participation

    • Use effective planning techniques and identify appropriate resources for accomplishing the Chamber mission
    • Each committee will develop recommendations and objectives for use by the Board of Directors in preparing the annual plan of action
    • Maintain a clear understanding of the plan of action in terms of member services, Chamber objectives and the business environment
    • Practice effective methods of communicating and interacting as a team
    • Follow the process for introducing new ideas and proposals:
      • Introduce idea to staff and appropriate committee
      • Obtain consensus from committee
      • Refer proposal to the Executive Committee
      • Executive Committee reviews proposals for fiscal responsibility and sets the agenda for the Board of Directors meeting
      • The Business Issues & Public Policy Committee, Executive Committee and Board members may make direct recommendations to the Board of Directors
      • Agendas, minutes and relevant information are sent to the Board of Directors on the Thursday prior to the Board meeting
      • If an urgent issue not on the agenda comes up prior to the Board meeting, call the Chairman and/or President/CEO before the meeting
      • When possible, introduce proposals at one Board meeting to be voted on at the following months meeting
      • The Board will consider the budgetary impacts of unbudgeted items
      • Approval of the Board is required before new projects are undertaken, commitments made or positions stated on behalf of the Chamber
    • Recognize that decisions of the Board must be upheld
    • Follow through on issues – individually and collectively – from problem identification to solution
    • Evaluate the process and results; seek continuous improvement
  • Interested in joining our Board?  

    Fill out the application below to start the process.  Thank you for your interest in supporting your Chamber. 

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