Meet Visit Laguna Beach's Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of a group of unique individuals with diverse backgrounds who support the efforts of telling the Laguna Beach story.

Mark Orgill

Orgill Resource Group
Chairman of the Board

Kurt Bjorkman

General Manager
The Ranch at Laguna Beach
Vice Chairman

Chris Keller

Owner, Mie Haus, Inc.
Treasurer

Karyn Philippsen, CMP

Owner, K.P. Company 
Secretary

Joanna Bear

General Manager
Surf & Sand Resort

Shohreh Dupuis

Assistant City Manager
City of Laguna Beach

Sharbie Higuchi

Director of Marketing, Public Relations & Merchandising
Festival of Arts/Pageant of the Masters

Debbie MacDonald

National Sales Manager of Corporate Events

 Tommy Bahama

Bob Mitchell

Director of Sales

Montage

John Richardson

Area General Manager
The Inn at Laguna Beach/Laguna Beach House

Deanne Thompson

Manager, Public Affairs
John Wayne Airport, Orange County