Welcome 2018 Board Members and Board Chair Mike Purvis of Sutter Health
Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018 12:00 pm

The Santa Rosa Metro Chamber is pleased to announce the Board of Directors and Executive Committee Chairs for 2018. Mike Purvis of Sutter Health is the Chamber’s Board Chair for 2018. He’ll be joined on the Executive Committee by Judy James of Comcast as Immediate Past Chair and Evan Hershey of NBC Securities as Chair-Elect.

Serving as Committee Chairs on the 2018 Executive Committee are:

  • Joe Dietzen (Westamerica Bank)
    Chair, Advocacy Council
  • Kerry Rego (Kerry Rego Consulting)
    Chair, Communications
  • Brian Bottari (Pacific Gas & Electric Co.)
    Chair, Chamber PAC
  • Steve Schofield (Exchange Bank)
    Chair, Finance
  • Jeremy Little (Carle, Mackie, Power & Ross LLP)
    Chair, Leadership Santa Rosa
  • Liz Barron (Burr Pilger Mayer)
    Chair, Member Services
  • Justin Hayman (Fountaingrove Inn, Hotel & Conference Center)
    Chair, Visit Santa Rosa
  • Ryan Beach (Redwood Credit Union)
    Chair, Workforce Development
  • Mia Shirley (Friedemann Goldberg LLP)
    Chair, YPN

Rounding out the 2018 Board of Directors are:

  • Jennifer Buffo (Pure Luxury Transportation)
  • Sonu Chandi (Chandi Hospitality Group)
  • Frank Chong, Ed.D. (Santa Rosa Junior College)
  • Steve Falk (The Press Democrat)
  • Aaron Friedman (Signarama)
  • Hugh Futrell (Hugh Futrell Corporation)
  • Cindy Gillespie (Amy’s Kitchen)
  • Jodi Given (Paychex)*
  • Hamish Gray (Keysight Technologies)
  • Letitia Hanke (ARS Roofing, Gutters and Waterproofing)
  • Diane Hernandez (Kaiser Permanente)*
  • Doug Hilberman (AXIA Architects)
  • Keo Hornbostel (Safari West)
  • Kate Kelly (Sonoma Clean Power)*
  • Karissa Kruse (Sonoma County Winegrowers)
  • Michael Lopez (Vantreo Insurance Brokerage)*
  • Teresa Norton (Norton & Ingersoll, P.C.)
  • Alan Silow (Santa Rosa Symphony)*
  • Sally Srok (Inner Compass Consulting)

(* indicates newly named to the Chamber’s Board for 2018)

We also express our thanks to our retiring Board Members:

  • Mousa Abbasi (Transpedia Consulting Engineers)
  • Brad Bollinger (North Bay Business Journal)
  • Ken Fischang (Sonoma County Tourism)
  • Ben Lehr (Lehr Insurance Agency)
  • Scott Ormerod (Leap Solutions Group LLC)
  • Judy Sakaki (Sonoma State University)
  • Douglas Van Dyke (E.R. Sawyer Jewelers)

Save the date and celebrate with us: March 29 at the Annual Gala we'll recognize our 2017 and 2018 Board Members for their dedication and service to the Chamber and our community. (more details to come)


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