Board of Directors


Ziad Mahshi, Chairman
2nd Hand Treasures

Juan Gonzalez, Secretary
Southern California Gas

Ryan Krause, Treasurer
Edward Jones

Michael Fox, Outgoing Chair
FoxLin Architecture


Jason Check
Raintree Partners

Richard Deffenbaugh
Dana Point Auto Service

Elaine LaVine
State Farm Insurance

Susan Lieb, Advisory Board Member
Dana Point  Harbor Partners

Beth Oas
Lingerie Paradis

Kelly Reenders, Advisory Member
City of Dana Point

Marco Scognamiglio

Enzo Scognamiglio
Brio Tuscany Grille

Patti Short
FirstTeam Real Estate

Kirsten Vital, Advisory Board Member,

Jonny Westom, Advisory Member
Visit Dana Point

Jeremy Wilson
DoubleTree Suites


Kathy Steffen
Operations Manager

Katie McGann
Marketing & Events Manager

Brayden Lewis
Information Specialist


The board of directors is the governing and policy-making body of the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce.  It authorizes and implements the program of action, approves the budget, controls its property, receives and acts on committee and division recommendations and directs the general operations of the Chamber and acts on the recommendations of the Executive Committee and the Executive Director.  Each year in September, the Chair of the Board selects a Nominating Committee of 3 board members to oversee the election process to replace Director who term is expiring.    If you are interested in being considered for a Director's position, click to to access the Board of Directors Application .  Please fill out the documents and return it to the Executive Director of the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce no later than October 1st. The new Directors are installed during the Annual Meeting in January of every year.  For more information, please contact the Executive Director of the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce.