Board Of Directors

Heather Martinez 2017-18 Chamber President
Heather Martinez,  President  2017-2018
Valerie Drummer - State Farm

Heather Ann Dennis was born in 1971 at Hemet Valley Hospital to Steve and Sandra Dennis. Her parents and Grandparents were all raised San Jacinto. Heather’s Grandma Rosemary Thacker Graduated from San Jacinto High School in 1923. Her family has resided in The City of San Jacinto for over 100 years.

Heather spent part of her childhood in Idyllwild where she attended Idyllwild Elementary School. During that time she joined the 4-H club with her horse winning various ribbons and other rewards for her horsemanship and other skills. She went on to attend Hemet High School and Graduated in 1989.

After High School Heather Was Married and begin her journey through Motherhood. She is the proud Mother of 3 boys and 1 daughter. Her biggest accomplishment is being a Mom. She enjoyed being a Baseball Team Mom as well. Two of her boys are all grown up now. Her daughter will be starting her second year at CSUMB this Fall. Which leaves her youngest son who is 11 years old.

In 2012 Heather began attending MSJC where she Majored in Water Distribution and worked on her Associate in Science degree. Then completed an Internship at The Pine Cove Water Company. Heather enjoys working with the Community and Volunteered for over 6 years working with The Feed America Program at La Vista. She has also, spent time working with The Healthy Hang-out helping people reach their nutrition goals.

After becoming friends with Valerie Drummer she was offered a position has an Office Representative at State Farm where she now works with Business Owners and helps them with all their Insurance needs.  She has represented Valerie Drummer State Farm at the Chamber since April 2015.


Susan Watson, Executive Director

Patio Plaza

Born and raised in Riverside County, Susan began her insurance career in 1976. After moving to Hemet in 1984, she spent the next 16 years as an insurance agent. She was a Key Club Kiwanis Advisor from 1991 to 1999, along with the Board of Secretary and honored as Kiwanian of the year 1992. Her experience as the President of the San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce in 1996 is very valuable to our board. As a busy retiree, she and her husband are part owners and property Managers of the Patio Plaza business complex in San Jacinto.


Mike Van Der Lin, Past President, 2017-18

Mike Van Der Lin, Past President  2017-2018

Otter in the Water, Pool and Spa Repair

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Sharon Durbin, Secretary 2017-2018

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Fred Frontino, President Elect 2017-18

Fred Frontino, President Elect 2017-2018

Mt San Jacinto College

Fred began working at Mt San Jacinto College in 2002. He moved to San Jacinto in 2005, and has been involved in many local civic committees. He is currently the Director of Student Judicial Affairs at MSJC and has been representing the college at the San Jacinto Chamber for two years.   

Karen Revay, Treasurer 2017-18

Karen Revay, 
Treasurer 2017-2018

Mary Kay Beauty Consultant

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Mike Wofford, Board Member 2017-18

Mike Wofford, Board Member 2011-2014

Empire Mobility

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Veronica Hawkes, Member 2017-2018

Provident Bank

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Mark Levit, Member 2017-2018

Stonemark Group

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Felix Rivera, 
Member 2017-2018
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