East County Business News by Rick Griffin
The Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2014 board of directors. Ben Everhart will serve as chairman and Julie Ramirez as vice chairwoman. Directors will include Clyde Farias, Al Haven, Sue Roff, Richard Edwords, Charlie Brown and Bob Ring. Virginia Fellows will serve as director of finance and Becky Kirkwood as director of proceedings. The board officers and directors were installed at an installation dinner held at the Cocina Alpine Mexican Restaurant. Joe Browning, senior liaison with the office of Congressman Duncan D. Hunter, served as the dinner emcee.