Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District


Board Agendas & Minutes


The Downtown Huntington Beach Business Improvement District is a business organization, dedicated to enhancing the downtown business environment by providing opportunities, service, information, and encourages businesses to work together for their collective best interest. It perpetuates the spirit, values and vision that a community must exercise in order to achieve an exemplary life style.


315 3rd Street, Suite E

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Office #: (714) 536-8300; Fax #: (714) 536-8383

Tax ID Number 74-3214964



October 22, 2009

Dear BID Stakeholders:

The task of choosing five (five) candidates out of the thirteen fine individual's who applied for a Board seat, was truly an arduous task. Nevertheless, this clearly shows, the organization is experiencing growth, and engaging people who want to make a difference. 

After a close review of the submitted applications by the Nominating Committee and after the ballots were tallied, the following final slate of Officers and Directors were chosen to lead your organization starting November of 2009 through October of 2010:


President - Brett Barnes, Managing Partner, Dukes

Vice President- Ron Mclin, Managing Partner, Longboard Restaurant

Treasurer-Nicole Topor, Branch Manager, First Bank

Secretary-Lee Love, President, L3 Associates, Inc.,

Immediate Past President-Susie Smith, Owner, Makin Waves Salon

Director-Tom Black, Owner, Crabby's Boat House

Director- Bill Cuppy, Realtor/Notary, Altera Real Estate

Director-Craig Franze, Owner, Harley-Davidson

Director-Aaron Pai, President, Huntington Surf & Sport

Director-Paulette Fischer, Hotel Manager, Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort


We are looking forward to seeing you at our 3rd Annual Inaugural Celebration and Stakeholders Meeting on November 11th, 2009 at 5:30pm at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort.


Connie Pedenko, Executive Director/Consultant

HB Downtown Business Improvement District Organization         


CP:klg                                                                                           Vision

                                                                                                    Vision without action is merely a dream.

                                                                                                   Action without vision just passes the time.

                                                                                      Vision with action can change the world.- Joel Arthur Barker







2009 Letter to the Stakeholders.doc