Committees

We create committees to help break down big issues and tackle them in small, focused groups. If you are interested in volunteering with a committee, please reach out to the committee chair or contact the chamber office. Below are our current committees.

Bylaws Committee

As our newest committee, we will be reviewing and recommending amendments to the chamber board.

Bylaws Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Kevin Somes.

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Mike Scullin

Connected Businesses
Deer Lick Car Wash

Alexandra Lim

Connected Businesses
AlexLuv2Cook Market/GVL Tackle

Jordan Zarate

Connected Businesses
Digital Mountaineers, LLC.

Election Committee (Ad Hoc)

The Election Committee is charged with overseeing the chamber’s annual election of the board of directors. This is an ad hoc committee and members are chosen based on who is not up for reelection. This committee is typically formed at our July board meeting.

Election Committee (Ad Hoc) Members

This year’s Chair: Not Selected Yet.

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Farmers Market Committee

This committee is charged with overseeing the chamber’s largest event: The Running Springs Farmers Market & Artisan Faire. If you’d like to know how this event has run for nearly a decade straight, reach out to the Farmers Market Committee.

Farmers Market Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Kevin Somes.

This year’s Vendor Manager: Cathy Clemens.

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Cathy Clemens

Connected Businesses
Cathy Clemens

Richard Steward

Connected Businesses
Rusty Hammer Hardware & General Store

Dixi Willemse

Connected Businesses
Running Springs Fire

Jordan Zarate

Connected Businesses
Digital Mountaineers, LLC.

Government Affairs Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Jordan Zarate.

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Stephanie Burrows

Connected Businesses
Skypark at Santa’s Village

Jordan Zarate

Connected Businesses
Digital Mountaineers, LLC.

Grants & Fundraising Committee

Our Grants & Fundraising committee is charged with sourcing new streams of revenue for the chamber, aside from membership fees. If you know of any grants available to nonprofits or feel you might be able to help, be sure to reach out to our committee chair!

Grants & Fundraising Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Jordan Zarate.

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Cathy Clemens

Connected Businesses
Cathy Clemens

Jennifer Hurlbut

Connected Businesses
Rustic Arts Cabin Outfitters

Jordan Zarate

Connected Businesses
Digital Mountaineers, LLC.

Holidays Committee

This is our most festive committee. All things holiday can be directed to the Holidays Committee!

Holidays Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Jennifer Hurlbut.

Alexandra Lim

Connected Businesses
AlexLuv2Cook Market/GVL Tackle

Emily Balcome

Connected Businesses
Pali Mountain

Stephanie Burrows

Connected Businesses
Skypark at Santa’s Village

Jennifer Hurlbut

Connected Businesses
Rustic Arts Cabin Outfitters

Dixi Willemse

Connected Businesses
Running Springs Fire

Marketing Committee

The committee to come to if you have ideas on how to market the Running Springs Area. Come on out to this committee meeting that meets regularly.

Marketing Committee Members

This year’s Co-Chairs: Jennifer Hurlbut, Richard Steward.

Lynette Eastwood

Connected Businesses
Step Advertising

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Cathy Clemens

Connected Businesses
Cathy Clemens

Jennifer Hurlbut

Connected Businesses
Rustic Arts Cabin Outfitters

Steven Peter

Connected Businesses
Step Advertising

Richard Steward

Connected Businesses
Rusty Hammer Hardware & General Store

Jordan Zarate

Connected Businesses
Digital Mountaineers, LLC.

Membership Committee

Our membership committee works hard to deliver membership benefits to all current members while promoting the value of membership to non-members.

Membership Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Alex Lim.

Mike Scullin

Connected Businesses
Deer Lick Car Wash

Alexandra Lim

Connected Businesses
AlexLuv2Cook Market/GVL Tackle

Emily Balcome

Connected Businesses
Pali Mountain

Stephanie Burrows

Connected Businesses
Skypark at Santa’s Village

Cathy Clemens

Connected Businesses
Cathy Clemens

Mixers/Installation Dinner Committee

Our Annual Installation Dinner is one of our top fundraisers for the chamber, featuring a silent auction and delicious, catered dinner. This committee also puts on all mixers/community events throughout the year.

Mixers/Installation Dinner Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Alexandra Lim.

Bev Brown

Connected Businesses
Rim Nordic Ski Area, Inc

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Mike Scullin

Connected Businesses
Deer Lick Car Wash

Alexandra Lim

Connected Businesses
AlexLuv2Cook Market/GVL Tackle

Emily Balcome

Connected Businesses
Pali Mountain

Stephanie Burrows

Connected Businesses
Skypark at Santa’s Village

Jennifer Hurlbut

Connected Businesses
Rustic Arts Cabin Outfitters

Monument Site Rehabilitation Committee (Ad Hoc)

The monument site in Downtown Running Springs has seen better days. We are officially undertaking a project to restore the monuments there and honor more important figures in Running Springs history.

Monument Site Rehabilitation Committee (Ad Hoc) Members

This year’s Chair: Kevin Somes.

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Cathy Clemens

Connected Businesses
Cathy Clemens

Dixi Willemse

Connected Businesses
Running Springs Fire

Mountain Top Days Committee

One our premiere weekend events, Mountain Top Days celebrates the history of the Running Springs Area and coincides with the Farmers Market.

Mountain Top Days Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Michael Lee.

This year’s Event Manager: If interested, email Mike Lee at [email protected].

Kevin Somes

Connected Businesses
Snow Valley Mountain Resort

Michael Lee

Connected Businesses
Starlight Photography

Alexandra Lim

Connected Businesses
AlexLuv2Cook Market/GVL Tackle

Emily Balcome

Connected Businesses
Pali Mountain

Cathy Clemens

Connected Businesses
Cathy Clemens

Steven Peter

Connected Businesses
Step Advertising

Recognition Awards Committee

This committee doesn’t seek recognition but seeks to recognize those that serve our community. Every year, the Recognition Awards Committee solicits and vets nominations made by community members. At the Annual Installation Dinner, honorees are announced and awarded with a plaque.

Recognition Awards Committee Members

This year’s Chair: Steve Peter.

Bev Brown

Connected Businesses
Rim Nordic Ski Area, Inc

Alexandra Lim

Connected Businesses
AlexLuv2Cook Market/GVL Tackle

Emily Balcome

Connected Businesses
Pali Mountain

Dixi Willemse

Connected Businesses
Running Springs Fire

Jordan Zarate

Connected Businesses
Digital Mountaineers, LLC.

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