The members of the Eureka Chamber Board of Directors are leaders from all areas of the local business spectrum. Directors are elected by the membership to serve three-year terms of office.
This dynamic group provides policy guidance, evaluates Chamber programs and activities and directly represents the interests of the North Coast business community.
Members of the Eureka Chamber have overwhelmingly ratified six local business leaders as new members of the Chamber Board of Directors for 2020.
The new Chamber Board members are:
Ross Creech - General Manager - Quality Auto Body
David Gordon - Executive Director - KEET-TV
Chris Hartley - Superintendent - Humboldt County Office of Education
Rob Holmlund - Owner - Malex Consulting
Mariellen Jurkovich - Director - Humboldt Patient Resource Center
Christine Silver - Owner - Delish on 5th
& Appointed Rebecca Rex - Co-owner - Inn at 2nd & C
Chamber Board members serve three year terms and each year six of the 18 member Board complete their service. Those moving off the Board this year and who deserve a hearty thanks and ‘job well done’ are: Mike L Newman of Shaw & Petersen Insurance; Brian Papstein of Eureka Broadcasting; Keith Flamer of College of the Redwoods; Laurie Watson-Stone of St. Joseph Health System; and 2019 Chair of the Board, Becky Reece of Cruise Planners.
Board Officers for 2020 are:
Chair, Jennifer Budwig of Redwood Capital Bank
Vice-Chair, Scott Pesch of Coldwell Banker Commercial
Treasurer, Dane Valadeo, of ReProp Financial
The new board will be officially sworn in at the Chamber Annual Membership Meeting on January 31, 2020. Members are encouraged to contact the Chamber for more information.