President Elect Jennifer Dobbs, University of Redlands, announces slate of Directors for Chamber Board.
Geoff Bonney, Bonney Architecture will serve as Past President in 2015 has agreed to continue his service to the Chamber accepting a second, three year term as a director. Bonney came up through the ranks, first participating as a member of the Government Review Committee then chairing it. He also represented the Chamber on the City of Redlands Sustainability Committee, served on the Chamber’s City Fee Task Force and helped bring both the Night Light Run and Redlands on Ice to Redlands.
Jill Riley, Citrus Valley Plumbing will begin her first three year term as a director of the chamber. She most recently filled a seat on the board that was left vacant after an early resignation. From the first day of membership Riley has been an active member of the organization first acting as “crew” for Redlands Chamber LIVE then joining the first Night Light Run Committee. She is currently serving as advisor for the Redlands on Ice spectacular.
Mike Limon, Storage West, is also volunteering his time and talent to the Chamber’s Board serving a three year term. Limon also recently filled a vacated seat on the Board. Limon and his wife (a dynamic duo) worked the “crew” shift on Redlands Chamber LIVE, they have both served as MC’s of Rise ‘n Shine Redlands and both served as volunteers for the first annual Night Light Run.
Linda Ortiz, SCE, will join the rank of director in January 2015. Ortiz has been on the Chamber “team” for years. Sponsoring the Night Light Run, Redlands Chamber LIVE, The State of the Community Luncheon and Annual Installation Dinner and participating in Grand Openings
Mike Hokana, Freeman Office Products, comes to the Chamber Board having served on almost every committee available. He was named the Ambassador of the Year 2013 having attended almost every Ribbon Cutting, Grand Opening, special event and Rise ‘n Shine throughout the year. He has also become, by default the grill master at Business to Business providing lunch for those attending the meeting. He has been a great supporter of the Chamber over the years, sponsoring Redlands Chamber LIVE serving on the Night Light Run, the Cruisin’ Cuisine Committee and now advising on Redlands on Ice.
The organizations’ Bylaws provide for additional nominees by petition signed by 20 members in good standing. Petitions must be filed at the Chamber office fifteen days after public notification, a general election will follow.