About the VBA

The City of Big Bear Lake boasts a beautiful shopping and entertainment district on the Lake, nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains. With over 120 local vendors, the Village can satisfy your every shopping wish in just one stop!

VBA Purpose

The purpose of the VBA is to
promote the economic development
of the Village in Big Bear Lake.

VBA Vision

The Village of Big Bear Lake Shall be
recognized by local residents and visitors
as the premier shopping, entertainment and
resort destination in the Big Bear Valley.

VBA Mission Statement

The Mission of the VBA is to be the prime organization
representing the interests of the merchants and businesses
of the Village of Big Bear Lake, and to assist in developing
the Village as the premier shopping, entertainment
and resort destination in the Big Bear Valley.

VBA 2009 Charitable Donations

  • Education: Bear Valley Unified School District
  • High School Scholarship Program
  • Chalk the Walk Donations
  • Senior Programs: Meals on Wheels
  • Healthcare:Hospital, other health related programs & foundations

 

VBA 2010 Charitable Donations

  • Education: Bear Valley Unified School District
  • High School Scholarship Program
  • Chalk the Walk Donations
  • Healthcare:Hospital, other health related programs & foundations

 

VBA Board Members

 

Matt Scriven, President
Shirt Shanty, Bear Essentials, Brown Bear Gift Shop 

Mike Kostiuk, Membership
Murray’s Tavern

Robin Gehrke, Secretary
Beledonna

Sherrie Kamphaus, BoardMember 
Room to Room

Candy Blauer, Board Member
Room to Room

Linda Ricchiuti, Vice-President
Copper Q

Lewis Bucklew, Treasurer
The UPS Store

Cheri Wilson , Board Member
Home Warehouse Design

Bryan Bianchi, Board Member
Le Dolce Vita Tasting Room

 

VBA Members