Board and Committees

Executive Board
 

Chairman - Clarissa Rowe - Monterey County Bank

First Vice Chairman - Michael Bekker - Cannery Row

Second Vice Chairman - Ed Flatley - Seven Gables Inn

Secretary - Julie Davis - Coldwell Banker/Vivolos Chowder House

Treasurer - Joe Shammas - Pacific Grove Travel

President - Moe Ammar - Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce

The Executive Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at noon, with two exceptions. We do not meet in June or December. (Location rotational)

Executive Board 2019 Dates: 1/16, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/16

General Board of Directors

Chairman - Clarissa Rowe - Monterey County Bank

First Vice Chairman - Michael Bekker - Cannery Row Company

Second Vice Chairman - Ed Flatley - Seven Gables Inn

Secretary - Julie Davis - Coldwell Banker/Vivolos Chowder House

Treasurer - Joe Shammas - Pacific Grove Travel

President - Moe Ammar - Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce

Henry Nigos - Nigos Investments

Bill Derowski - Pacific Grove Hardware

Rosemary Valuch - Carried Away

Adrianne Jonson - Artisana Gallery

Amrish Patel- Centrella Inn

Craig Bell - First Awakenings

Susan Merfeld - Pebble Beach Company

John Abrahamson - Monterey Bay Aquarium

Enos Esquivel - Asilomar Conference Grounds


The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Chamber. The Board meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 am, with two exceptions. We do not meet in June since we retreat and there is no meeting in December due to the holidays. (Location rotational)

General Board 2019 Dates: 1/23, 2/27, 3/27, 4/24, 5/22, 7/24, 8/28, 9/25, 10/23

Downtown Business Improvement District

Downtown Business Improvement District function is the promotion and business development in the downtown district. They meet the first Wednesday every month at 8:30 am at the City Hall, 300 Forest Avenue.

Hospitality Improvement District

Hospitality Improvement District is a destination Marketing Task Force that meets quarterly at 3:00 pm at The Martine Inn, 255 Ocean View Avenue.

Ambassador Function

Ambassadors are the Public Relations arm of the Chamber. The Ambassadors meet the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30 pm. (Rotational)

Ad-hoc Committees

Flavors of Pacific Grove, Holiday Promotions, Candidate Forum, Business Attraction and others.