• Our 2020 Board of Directors

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    Tony Goetz

    Chairperson

    Tony Goetz is the owner of The Casitas in Arroyo Grande, a luxury bed and breakfast and event venue (The Casitas Estate) in the beautiful wine country of Arroyo Grande.

     

     

     

  • Jim Walker

    Immediate Past Chairperson

    Jim serves as the Vice President, Premier Banking Manager at the Arroyo Grande branch of Pacific Premier Bank. A lifelong Central Coast resident, he earned a bachelor's degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Jim has many years of Central Coast banking experience, holding branch manager positions at several area banks for over 20 years. He is an active member of the community, serving as Past-President of the Rotary Club of the Five Cities Eco, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Los Osos Valley Chamber of Commerce and former Treasurer of the Pismo Beach & Five Cities Rotary Club. Jim lives in Arroyo Grande.

  • Erika Bylund

    Vice Chairperson

    Erika Bylund is the President and Founder of Point Sur Advisors. She graduated with a B.A. in Geology from Pomona College, Claremont and obtained her MBA from the Orfalea College of Business at CalPoly San Luis Obispo. Prior to co-founding Point Sur Advisors in 2016, she was Vice President at an independent wealth management firm where she managed qualified plans. Her primary role was compliance monitoring, plan maintenance and participant education. She was also responsible for insurance case design, portfolio management, and advanced planning strategies for the firm's individual clients. Erika serves on the finance committee for the French Hospital Foundation and is co-chair for the Foundation's Annual Gala. She also devotes time as a guest speaker for Cal Poly's finance club and Elite College Planning & Prep's financial aid workshops. She enjoys mentoring high school and college students who are interested in pursuing careers in financial services.

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    Nicole Moore

    Secretary

    Nicole Moore is the Director of Sales & Marketing at SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel in Pismo Beach. For eight years, she has worked at the hotel and her current responsibilities include sales, marketing, and revenue management. Nicole is a recipient of the Excellence in Hospitality Award from the California Lodging Industry Association. She is also a graduate of Leadership SLO, a countywide leadership development program.

    In her recreation time, Nicole enjoys hiking, kayaking, spending time outdoors, yoga, meditation, gardening, and cooking. She also likes to read and learn new things. Nicole lives in Grover Beach and has a rescue dog named Roscoe.

  • Jeff Chambers

    Treasurer

    Jeff Chambers is the store manager of Tommy Hilfiger in Pismo Beach.

  • Eric Daniels

    Director

    Eric Daniels leads PG&E's public affairs and government relations, activities, and strategies in San Benito, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties. His role is to partner with cities and counties, community-based organizations, and environmental and business organizations to enhance customer loyalty, environmental leadership, community engagement, and corporate goodwill. Prior to coming to PG&E, Eric worked as an advocate for the aerospace industry in Sacramento, Washington, D.C., and internationally. Before that he served as a staff member to numerous local, elected officials in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.

  • Mike Specchierla


    Director

    Mike Specchierla is the Executive Director of Career & Technical Education at the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education (SLOCOE).
     

  • Lynne Schlenker

    Director

    Lynne Schlenker is the owner of The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville in Oceano.

     

  • Mary Gardner

    Director

    Mary Gardner is the Marketing Manager for SLO Regional Transit Authority.

     

  • Shari Barnhart

    Director

    Shari Barnhart is the Vice President and Branch Manager for Mechanics Bank in Arroyo Grande. After being a business owner and entrepreneur for 20 years, and performing voiceovers for radio and TV, Shari has worked in banking for the past 12 years with positions in Operations, Business Banking, and Management. She is Mom to her 27-year-old son, Nathanael. Faith and family are most important to her, and she enjoys playing piano and singing. She is an avid baseball fan. She served as a Chamber Ambassador for two years and sits on the Board of Directors for Leadership South County and Dove Ministries.

  • Rudy Stowell

    Director

    Rudy and his wife, Kat, own and operate Pure Bliss Spa in Nipomo. They have been in the day spa business for over 15 years. Both of them are very active in community service and serve on several boards.

  • Fred Reed

    Director

    Fred Reed is the General Manager for the Agrarian Hotel in the Village of Arroyo Grande.

  • Jake Barnick

    Director

    Kautz Chevron in Grover Beach

  • Ken Dalebout

    Director

    Ken Dalebout is the Administrator for Arroyo Grande Community Hospital/Dignity Health.

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    Jill Quint

    Director

    Jill Quint is the owner of Quintessa Coffee Roasters in Oceano.

  • South County Chambers of Commerce

    Phone: (805) 489-1488

    5 Cities Office
    Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
    800 A West Branch
    Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

    Nipomo Office
    Hours vary call ahead (805) 929-1583
    239 West Tefft
    Nipomo, CA 93444