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Staff & Leadership

Staff & Leadership

Chamber Volunteer Leadership

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber is a membership organization. The Chamber, Visitor Bureau, and Economic Development Commission are led by a unified Board of Directors, made up of senior executives from member companies and partner organizations. The Board provides strategic and policy guidance to ensure the Chamber’s program of work serves the best interest of our members and the Santa Maria Valley community.

Professional Staff and Delivery Team

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber and Visitors Bureau is a nonprofit association of businesses and organizations that work together to build a healthy, robust economy in the Santa Maria Valley. Under the direction of our member-led Board of Directors, the Chamber has a strong team of professional staff members who work to champion a strong Santa Maria Valley.


Dave Cross

Zone Administrator, Santa Barbara County Regional Recycling Market Development Zone (RMDZ)

(805) 680-5016


Cheryl Cuming

Tourism Marketing District


Jennifer Harrison

Director of Marketing & Communications
(805) 925-2403 x 815

Terri O

Terri Oneschuck

Vice President of Operations
Program Director, Leadership Santa Maria Valley
(805) 925-2403 x 824


Patricia Horta

Administrative Support Coordinator
(805) 925-2403 x 812


Cara Martinez

Membership Manager
(805) 925-2403 x 852

Boyer, Michael

Michael Boyer

President & Chief Executive Officer
Office: (805) 925-2403 x 825


Yuliana Nelson

Strategic Initiatives Manager
(805) 925-2403 x 814


Suzanne Singh

Director of Economic & Community Development
Office: (805) 925-2403 x 817
Cell: (949) 433-2258


Molly Schiff

Director of Advocacy & Initiatives
(805) 925-2403 x 816


Nathan Tausch

Marketing Coordinator
(805) 925-2403 x 851


Romina Montemurro

Communications Coordinator
(805) 925-2403 x 853


Efrain Salazar-Colores

Hispanic Business Development & Services
(805) 925-2403 x 818

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