Meet the Board
The Clairemont Chamber of Commerce has a robust and diverse Board of Directors who lead the Chamber. At the direction of our Board President, Ernie Navarro, the Board meets every month to discuss and take positions regarding Chamber business.
Ernie Navarro has over 30 years experience in business development, sales, marketing and applying a strong expertise in data-driven, long-term strategic planning. Ernie is the CEO and owner of Sundown Outdoor Movies, where he led corporate business partnerships to work with our community of schools to help provide financial fundraising events known as the Clairemont Movie Nights Under the Starts Movie Series for much needed educational services, field trips, books and etc.. From 2010 through 2015, Ernie was the Business Liaison, and Senior and Veteran Affairs Liaison for the City of San Diego Office of Councilmember Lorie Zapf. Ernie is an active member of the Clairemont Education Foundation and the Clairemont Hills Kiwanis. Ernie is a born and raised San Diego Native.
Phone: (619) 786-3250
Vice President, Membership
Serving Clairemont for over 25 years as a Union Tribune "San Diego's Best" REALTOR®, San Diego Magazine's "Women Who Move The City" nominee, a lifetime dog rescue extraordinaire, and now proudly serving on the board of the Clairemont Chamber of Commerce for the first time this year.
Phone: (858) 271-4900
Fax: (858) 549-2990
I have been a Clairemont resident for over 40 years. As a Business owner in Clairemont, I joined the Chamber in 2010. Immediately I saw the need for volunteers. I have served on the Board since 2010 severing as Secretary and as Director previously. Maria Atkinson is an Independent Real Estate Broker.
Phone: (858) 337-6929 cell
Fax: (866) 256-9265
With over twenty five years experience in personal finance, Michael Snyder is currently Vice-President of Highline Investment Partners, Inc. His prior experience was as a Branch Manager for Quick & Reilly, Inc. and Operations Management with Merrill Lynch. With a focus on retirement planning and investment advice the firm continues to give smaller companies an opportunity for pension planning.
He also has expanded his experience in working with various non-profit organizations and stays further involved in education as cluster co-Chair for Madison High School with the San Diego Unified School District and as President and founder of the Clairemont Mesa Education Foundation representing nineteen schools in the Clairemont community.
Phone: (619) 548-1552
Richard Morris is a REALTOR® and “Beatlerecords” small business owner. He is an 11 year Clairemont resident and Chamber member since 2007. Richard is currently an active member of several Clairemont community organizations including Clairemont Town Council and Clairemont Hills Kiwanis.
Phone: (619) 804-4040