balboa island improvement association

improving the island since 1918

about biia - visit and see what we are about and who our leaders are... see the links below...

RENTALS - Whether your renting, buying, or just staying a day or two... see the links below...

Destinations - Here are just some of the greater destinations on the island... see the links below...

Shop & Dine - Activities are in abundance here on the island. Learn more about us by selecting from the links below...


about balboa island - Activities are in abundance here on the island. Learn more about us by selecting from the links below...

Maps and travel - balboa island -whether your flying, driving, or walking, here are the maps that can get you there...

Events - balboa island - Has Several Annual Celebrations - Make sure you catch one of these...

Find out more about the BIIA or read our Bi-Monthly Newsletter to See Whats Happening... See links below...

Welcome to Balboa Island, CA

This is the Balboa Island Improvement Association's guide to Balboa Island. This guide offers listings of accommodations, activities, activities, maps, and travel information. Hopefully, this guide shall assist our visitors in enjoying the best of what Balboa Island has to offer. Stop by and stay a while, and see why many refer to this beautiful island as "The Host of the Coast".

 

The BIIA Leadership

The Balboa Island Improvement Association Leadership want to make sure it's membership stays abreast of all of the BIIA activities. Please find the minutes of our Board Meetings, and General Membership Meetings. Click the docs below to download.


Board Meeting Minutes


General Membership Meeting Minutes

Welcome to Balboa Island :

History of Balboa Island - Come see what made this historic island great.

About The balboa island improvement association

In 1918 the Balboa Island Improvement Association was started (and is still going strong). The BIIA was a strong motivating force in working with the City on bulkhead repair, ferry service, a sewer system, water, gas, electricity, paved streets and sidewalks, and street lighting.

PRESIDENT:


Jeff Herdman:

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VICE PRESIDENT:


Terry Janssen

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SECRETARY:

Sue Silbley

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TREASURER:


Joel Holmberg

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DIRECTORS:


Jack Callahan

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Ryan Gunderson

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Tom Houston

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Bill Longfield

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Sue Olson

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Scott Sibley

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Kristine Taft

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Vicki Frank

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Ken Yonkers

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Committee/Activity Chairs

Membership:  

Kristine Taft
(for pic see Directors Above)

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New Island Resident Greeters:  


Laura Gale

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Tree Decoration:  

Marianne McDaniel

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Tree Lighting:  

Sue Olson
(for pic see Directors Above)

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Island Decorations:  

Sue Olson
(for pic see Directors Above)

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Home Decoration Judging:  

Co-Chairs:
Laura Gale (for pic see above) and
Bill Longfield
(for pics, see Directors above)

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Holiday Home Tour:  


Jeff Herdman:

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Gail Vasterling

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Island Parade:  


Jack Callahan

[email protected]oa-island.org
Sand/Beaches/Sidewalks:  

Tom Houston
(for pic see Directors Above)

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Beautification:  

Tina Newmans
(Camera Shy)

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Pancake Breakfasts/Barbeque:  


Dean Starr

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Bridge Information Sign:  


TBD

 
Sand Castle Contest:  


Sue & Scott Sibley

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Merchant Liaison:  

Kathy Wales
(For pic See Directors Above)

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Little Island Liaison:  


Jeff Herdman:

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Doggy Walk Bags:  

Joan Torribio

[email protected]sland.org
Bylaws:  

TBD

 
Nominating Committee:  


Ralph Rodheim

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 Neighborhood Watch:  

Lynn Winfield

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 Newsletter publisher/photographer:  

(For pic See Above)
Jon Remy

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Annual Audit:  

Jack Hochadel

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Newsletter Distribution:  


Peggy Marotta

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Just Plein Fun:  

Debra Huse

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Art Walk:  

Mary Beth Saucerman

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Traffic & Safety:  

TBD

 
Website:  


Ryan Gunderson

[email protected]
Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Debra
Deb Boelkes

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Events on The Island

Balboa Island has several activities and events throughout the season and 2012 is no exception. Hotels and pubs provide music and entertainment in high season and at weekends. Visit the Event Directory. This list shows some of the events taking place this summer; more will be added as they are announced and full details will be published as soon as they become available. It is advisable to check local papers and tourist offices to ensure you don't miss any of the local events!