About the IB Chamber of Commerce

Mission Statement

The Imperial Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Imperial Beach area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper. All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civic, commercial , cultural, industrial, social, and educational interests of the area.

2016-2017 Executive Committee

President, Karen W. Odermatt

Immediate Past President Mike Osborne, IB Pet Hospital

Vice President Mike Simms, San Diego PR

Treasurer Marcia Bachman, AVON Sales Representative

Secretary Erika Lowery, Associate
B.I.D. Chairperson Tim Earp, Pier South Resort
2016-2017 Board of Directors
Valerie Acevez,  San Diego Manufactured Housing    
Olivia Pickering, Associate Member
Brian Barreto, California American Water
Paul Meschler,  PAM Investments
Steve Berry,  IB Printing
Kim Paris,  IB Beautiful
George Braudaway,  All-Phase Drywall
William Landry,  Fleet Reserve 
Aaron Ruiz,  Boys & Girls Clubs of S. County    
Marco Topete, EDCO
William Long, Professional Locksmith Services    
Scott Steinmetz, SMS Electric
John Loudon, California Construction Alliance  
Vanessa Mapula-Garcia, SDG&E
Tracey Rivera, State Farm Insurance
John Griffin,  Imperial Beach United Methodist Church  


Office Administrator- Candace Unger

Office Assistant- Kathy Wakefield