Executive Committee

Peter Rice, General Manager
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
Board Title: Chair
Seat: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

Paulette Fischer, General Manager
Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
Board Title: Immediate Past Chair
Seat: Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel

Nicole Thompson, Branch Manager
First Bank
Board Title: Chief Financial Officer
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Gene Smallwood, Acting General Manager
Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel
Seat: Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel

Scott Blakeslee, General Manager
Pasea Hotel and Spa
Seat: Pasea Hotel and Spa

Janis Mantini, Retired
N/A
Seat: Individual Member at Large

Brett Barnes, General Manager
Duke's Huntington Beach
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Deven Solanki, Owner
Ocean Surf Inn
Seat: BID Lodging Group

Other Board Members

Meg Bernardo, Executive Manager
World Surf League
Seat: Visitor Serving Business

Chris DeGuzman, Senior Sales Manager
Hotel Huntington Beach
Seat: Hotel Huntington Beach

Laura DeSoto, Senior VP Product & Marketing
Experian
Seat: Individual At-Large

Steve Dodge, President
Huntington Capital Corporation
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Ann McCarley, Manager, Communications
John Wayne Airport
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Stenn Parton, Director, Aquisitions & Leasing
DJM Capital Partners, Inc.
Seat: Visitor Serving Business

Gordon Smith, Chairman
Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy
Seat: Ecotourism

Peter Townend, Owner
The ActiveEmpire
Seat: Individual At-Large

Kristy Van Doren, Director of Events & Promotions
Vans 
Seat: Individual At-Large

Mike Van Voorhis, President
Sunset Beach Community Association
Seat: Individual At-Large

Robert Vaughan, President / CEO
Best Transportation
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

Peter Truxaw, Owner
Mama's Restaurant on 39
Seat: Retail / Manufacturing / Restaurant / Service

James O'Callaghan, President / CEO
Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce
Seat: Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce