Meet Our Board of Directors

Vaughn (Bud) Coale - President

Fallbrook House of the Arts

Jessica Taylor -Treasurer

Jessica has worked in Finance for Fortune 500 companies for nearly 10 years. Some of her responsibilities included presenting yearly budget/forecasts, calculating sales and margins, making sure expenses are within budget, and reviewing P&L for profitability. Jessica’s knowledge and open-mind is what the Board needed to get the Chamber running like a business.

 She joined the Board of Directors in late 2016 to give back to her community, work towards making Bonsall even better, and to put a positive spotlight on the community, all while creating strong relationships with other Chamber Board members in the surrounding areas. 

Jessica is a local Real Estate agent for CR Properties, and has lived in the Fallbrook/Bonsall area for several years, with her family. While she is an honorary Californian, her home state is in Indiana. She moved to California in 2004 and spent 8 years living on Camp Pendleton. 
 In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the lake, traveling, hiking, and playing sports. She has completed 5 mini marathons and several 10Ks within the last 5 years.


Jerry Burke, Jr. - Director

Jerry is currently a Realtor with Keller Williams (KW) Realty.  "KW" is the largest firm in North America with nearly 80,000 associates.  He provides Loyalty, Integrity and Commitment; which is why he chose "KW", he learned and lived these words during his 21 years of military service.  His clients appreciate the respect, communication and attention to detail thoughout their Real Estate transaction. His goal is to "provide the best customer service possible."  
Jerry retired from the US Navy aster 21 years of Honorable Service.  He was blessed to see our great world up close and personal with service in England, Japan, Hawaii, Florida, Washington State and of course San Diego.  He truly understands the many challenges of relocating regarless of the distance.  
Jerry is involved in numerous other clubs and groups in the Bonsall and Fallbrook area. 

Tracy Ring- Director 

Tracy Ring is a Buffalo, NY Native and Boston University Graduate who has taken her talents to California as Executive Assistant to Shawn Walker, owner of Event Management Solutions, Inc. Throughout college Tracy was ingrained in the Arts Community of Boston working in development at The Huntington Theatre, as well as internships at The Museum of Fine Arts and Soprafina Art Gallery, she also served as the President of the Art History Association of BU.  She has worked for Event Management Solutions for more than 5 years playing an interal part of the company's growth and expansion.  EMS, Inc. owns the Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton, as well as other parks and recreation facilities and runs events throughout San Diego County.  With their base of operations in Camp Pendleton, Tracy and EMS have built great partnerships with both the Marine Corp and surrounding communities, specfically their neighbor Bonsall.  She is excited about the opportunity to serve on the Board to be even more involved in the community. Tracy brings well-rounded  experience in a variety of industries and fresh perspectives to the table, allowing her to provide valuable insights on a variety of issues for businesses and residents.  


Cassandra Costa-Lilac Hills Ranch  
Directors Bio & photos coming soon

Jeannie Allen-President Elect

Jeannie Allen is currently an ambassador for India Hicks. She has been active with the company for 22 months. India Hicks is a direct sales high quality women’s accessories business that is operated through home get together’s, salon and vendor events. 

Jeannie worked for the federal government as a Information Technology specialist.  28 of her 40 years with the government she worked with the Marine Corps.  She also enjoyed being a stylist for Jockey Person to Person high quality Women’s apparel until the division closed in 2015.

Jeannie has resided in Fallbrook for 17 years. She likes walking on a adventure with her dog, getting involved in womens ministries, days at the beach, great movies that have teaching moments, food glorious food, spending time with family and friends, gardening.

Something not to many know is I am a producer for a show on Time Warner cable.

Accomplishments – Retired after 40 years of federal service.  Funded a clean water well in Liberia which services 1300 people in a village.  Focused on funding a second one.

Non-Profits financially supported by Jeannie:

Far Reaching Ministries

Water for Life

Hope of the World Ministries

Angel Ministries

Heart to Heart Camp Pendleton

Women’s Connection in Fallbrook

Life Learned Wisdom from the Marine Corps, You are either part of the solution or part of the problem.

Michele Linden-Shaw-Director 

Institute for Integrative Therapy

Michele is a licensed clinical psychologist with an additional license in Marital Family Therapy.  She taught at the graduate level at California State University for almost 35 years, first at Cal State Northridge and then at Cal State Dominguez Hills.  Simultaneously, she was Senior Psychologist, then Assistant Director, then Clinical Director at four community mental health centers in Southern California.  Because she couldn't stop herself, and no one else did, she also participated in the preparation of the licensing exams for potential MFTs, while she was a Director and a Professor.  Michele has written several research articles for professional journals, participated in the sponsorship of various conferences, and lived in Eretria, Africa teaching a semester on sabbatical.  Additionally, she taught Communication in Couple Relationships in Kenya, Africa several years prior to the position in Eretria.   She has traveled to Havana, Cuba to conduct research on their mental health system (it’s top notch).   Michele has a working relationship with a national charity, Veterans Foundation, Inc. in which she  conducts research on the effects of a combat veteran’s PTSD on his/her children.  So far, she has found that the children of these veterans suffer as significantly as their parent.

Michele has retired from the university, from community mental health, and the state licensing board, finally and  is currently enjoying  her first passion, art.  She has  paintings and charcoal drawings around the community for sale.  Michele has a private practice where she provides mental health services to veterans and other community members 

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