Meet Our Team


Debbie Frazer
Interim President /CEO

Vanessa Torres
Vanessa Mager
Event Manager
Donna Ortiz
Donna Ortiz
Membership Development
Harriet Walters
Harriet Walters
Membership Development

Linda Davis
Linda Davis
Administrative Assistant
Sharon Clay
Sharon Clay
Bookkeeping/ Financing
Linda Smith
Linda Smith
Data Administrator

Board of Directors

The Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month, unless designated with a change of meeting date, time and/or location. If you wish to attend or have a question or concern you feel needs Board attention, please contact to request an addition to the agenda.

Executive Board

Dominique Shwe
Dominique Shwe

Patrick Klein
Patrick Klein
Immediate Past-Chair
The Gardens on El Paseo/El Paseo Village
Naran Reitman
The Law Offices of Naran Reitman
Patrick Somers
Patrick Somers
General Air Conditioning & Plumbing

Lea Goodsell
Lea Goodsell
Renova Energy
Steven Miller
Steven Miller
Miller & Mehr

Board of Directors

John Eddy
Eisenhower Health

Kristal Granados
United Way of the Desert

Wendy Jonathan
Jonathan & Associates, INC

Carl Karcher
Carl’s Jr.

Peter Kim

Diane Kovalsky
Cal. State University San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus

Brandt Kuhn
Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors

Nikki Mitchell
JW Marriott

Eric Morcus
Kaiser Grille Palm Desert

Cindy Pieper
State Farm Insurance – Cindy Pieper Agency

Nick Raab
Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store

Gil Reyes
Hotel Paseo

Alisa Rutherford-Williams
Family YMCA of the Desert

John Sloan
Keller Williams Realty

Valerie Ward
Burrtec Waste & Recycling Service

Ambassadors Executive Team

Erin Sullivan
Vice-Chair, Robert Half

Joy Diffendal
President, OPTAVIA

Marv Law
HealthBridge Insurance Solutions

Rick Cech
Recording Secretary, Western Pacific Rooting Company

Shelby Goodwin
Corresponding Secretary, Family YMCA of the Desert

Tammy Martin
Immediate Past President, Friends of the Desert Mountains


Natalie Angrisani
The Legacy Group

Dr. Betty Baxter
Baxter Coaching & Consulting

Karen Creasey
KC-Health and Wellness Motivation

Brian Daly
American Red Cross

Dee Eckman
Berkshire Hathaway

Howard Gordon
HGH Real Estate Partners, LLC

Judy Lozano
Pacific Premier Bank

Qiq Luttrell

Silver Martin
Loving All Animals

Bob Solomon
Ambassador Emeritus

Nina Campagna NMD
True You Medical

Tony Doblin

Kevin Elliott
The Inn at Deep Canyon

Kathy Rappaport
Flash Frozen Photography

Sandy Waters
Sandy Waters Events

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