Restaurant Association BID Board


The Newport Beach Restaurant Association Business Improvement District (BID) is renewed in the spring of each year by the City Council. Assessments are levied on member businesses for the purpose of activities which include:


    1. Marketing, advertising, and public relations
    2. Brochure development and distribution
    3. Promotion of public events
    4. General promotion of restaurant trade activities
    5. Educational and training classes for members
    6. Memberships in various organizations deemed to promote dining in Newport Beach.

Pursuant to Parking and Business Improvement Area Law of 1989, California Streets and Highways Code Section 36500 et. seq.

Frequency of Meetings:
The fourth Wednesday of odd numbered months, unless otherwise noticed.

 Appointed  Reappointed Term Expires

Juan Carlos Godinez - President

 06-26-18  06-23-20

Christopher Roman - Vice President

 11-24-15  06-23-20  06-30-21

Philip Crowley - Treasurer

 06-13-17  06-23-20  06-30-21

Thaddeus Foret - Secretary

 08-08-17  06-23-20  06-30-21

Mark Bunim

 06-23-20  -  06-30-21

Jordan Otterbein            

 06-14-16  06-23-20

Eunjoo Pluenneke            

 11-28-17  06-23-20  06-30-21

Talia Samuels

 06-26-18  06-23-20  06-30-21

Nicole Paskerian

 06-23-20  -  06-30-21

Marin Howarth

 06-23-20   -  06-30-21

Micah Schiesel




Length of Term for Members:
Members shall serve a one year term.

 Melanie Franceschini Administrative Analyst 


Staff Support:

Staff allocates approximately 20 hours a month to this board.

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