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.

2022-2023 Executive Committee

  • President- Valerie Acevez, San Diego Manuf Hsg
  • Immediate Past President - Olivia Pickering
  • Vice President - Martin Mattes, Ye Olde Planke Inn
  • Treasurer - Karen Odermatt, Mobile Notary
  • Secretary -Nellie Hazel, IB Womans Nite Owls

2022-2023 Board of Directors

  • Paul Meschler,  PAM Investments
  • Ed Kim, Tin Fish Restaurant
  • David Ray, Mindmasters
  • Sandi Crosby EXP Real Estate
  • Norma Ochoa, Fast Signs
  • CJ Eatherton. IBeach Rentals
  • John Haythe, VFW 5477
  • Heather Harmon, Hampton Inn
  • Traci Baglioni, Tin Fish alternate
  • Jack Fisher, liason Mayor protem
  • Marco Topete EDCO, Honorary Member
  • Martha Quintero, SDG&E Honorary Member
  • Brian  Barreto, Cal Am Water Honorary Member



Filippi's Pizza Grotto
California American Water
SDGE Connected Sempra Energy Utility