2018 Board of Directors

View a list of Visit Laguna Beach's Board of Directors to see who will be helping you organize conventions and meetings in Laguna Beach.

Joanna Bear

General Manager, Surf & Sand Resort
Chairman of the Board

Mark Orgill

Sunset Cove Villas/Seven Degrees
Vice Chairman of the Board

Christopher Keller

Owner, Casa Resorts, Inc.
Treasurer

Karyn Philippsen, CMP

K.P. Company 
Secretary

RJ Bear

Director of Food & Beverage
The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Casey Graves

General Manager
The Inn at Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach House

Bob Mitchell

Director of Sales
Montage Laguna Beach

Sharbie Higuchi

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

Debbie MacDonald

West Coast Manager
Tommy Bahama

Deanne Thompson

Public Relations Manager
Public Affairs
John Wayne Airport