• 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.  
        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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