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.

2017-2018 Executive Committee

  • President- Valerie Acevez, SD Manufactured Housing
  • Immediate Past President - Karen W. Odermatt, Mobile Notary
  • Vice President - Olivia Pickering
  • Treasurer - Mike Osborne, IB Pet Hospital
  • Secretary - Kim Paris, IB Beautiful and IB Farmer's Market
  • B.I.D. Chairperson- Tracey Rivera

2017-2018 Board of Directors


  • Paul Meschler,  PAM Investments
  • James Knudson, Imperial Beach Resort
  • Erika Lowery, Associate
  • George Braudaway,  All-Phase Drywall
  • William Landry,  Fleet Reserve
  • William Long, Professional Locksmith Services
  • Marco Topete EDCO
  • Dana Willier, SDG&E




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