Meet the Board of Directors

To serve our members by facilitating business development, promoting tourism
and visitor direction and presenting information that supports responsible business growth in our community.


The members of the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors are elected by the Chamber’s members and are representatives of many of Nevada County’s leading small businesses, and organizations. These executives provide leadership as the Greater Grass Valley Chamber pursues its agenda to advocate for businesses, foster a strong and growing economy, and promote tourism of the area.

Chair, Joy Porter – Term 2017-2019
Winding Road Imagery

Past Chair, Bob Medlyn – Term 2019-2021
Beam “Easy Living” Center

Treasurer, Suzanne Voter – Term 2017-2019
Finance of America Mortgage

Member-at-Large, Machen MacDonald – Term 2019-2021
ProBrilliance Leadership Institute

CEO, Robin Galvan-Davies
Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce
Grass Valley, 530-273-4667


The Board of Directors meets monthly on the 4th Friday from 7:30 to 9:00 AM. The closed session is from 7:30 to 8:00. All members of the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce are welcome to attend the open session of this meeting from 8:00 to 9:00. Board of Directors meetings are held at the Grass Valley Chamber and Visitors Center 128 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945

Catharine Bramkamp – Term 2019-2021
Nevada County Arts Council

Rich Fuxjager – Term 2017-2019
Individual Member

Jon Katis – Term 2018-2020
KNCO Radio

Susan A. Rice, Ph.D. – Interim Director
Susan A. Rice and Associates, Inc.

Steve Sanchez – Term 2018-2020
Empire Mine State Historic Park

Julia Stidham – Term 2019-2021
The Union Newspaper

Chamber & Business Events

Community Affairs

Ambassador Committee

Business Development