Our mission is to facilitate relationships between those organizations and individuals that want to make Barstow and the surrounding communities a better place to live and work!

Values & Beliefs

Inclusivity and Accessibility

Create an inclusive platform that helps business better market their products and services.

Community Togetherness

Facilitate relationships between those organizations and individuals that want to make Barstow a better place to live, work, and have a business.

Knowledge is Power

Assist organizations and individuals navigate business law, economic changes, and new marketing techniques now and into the future.

Fort Irwin’s Impact on Local Economy Tops $800 Million FY21

Work Force Potential Impact to Local economies FY20 4395 Military - $260.1M Yr 1,900 Civilians - $127.3M Yr 1,350 Retiree’s - $80.1M 2,195 Contractors - $148M Yr Potential contributions to local economies = $615.5M YR (SOURCE: ASIP/PAYSCALE.COM) Contracts:...

The Royal Tour Visits Barstow and Route 66

It is, perhaps, the most famous road in existence. Once a mighty highway taking people on the journey from Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 today lies somewhat forgotten. Here in California’s Mojave Desert, it is a small, two lane highway running parallel to the...

BCC Community Resources and Job Fair

Barstow Community College, San Bernardino County Workforce Development, and the Barstow Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee present Community Resources and Job Fair Thursday April 21st, 9AM to 2PM at Barstow Community College Free Employer Booth!...

No Cost Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

No Cost Sexual Harassment Prevention Training   The Department of Fair Employment and Housing provides free online training courses on preventing sexual harassment and abusive conduct in the workplace that satisfy California's legal training requirements pursuant...

Board of Directors

Our strength comes from our experiences, our passions, and our love for Barstow and the High Desert. Accompanying long-time Executive Director Eugene Butticci, the chamber board comprises elected board members from various community and business backgrounds.

Elbert Muncy III

Elbert Muncy III

Board Chairperson

Elbert W Muncy III, born and raised in Barstow CA, I graduated from Barstow High School in 1994 and continued his education at Barstow Community College 1995-1997 and graduated with an Associates Degree. He transferred to Cal State San Bernardino where he received a Bachelor’s degree Business Management. Since 1997, he’s served as the Company Operations Supervisor at Desert Ambulance Service Inc. His role is to oversee the entire operation from payroll to responding to 911 calls.

He also loves to coach the youth in our community (soccer for 15 years and girl softball for the last 10).  Additional community volunteering include the Optimist Club of Barstow, Route 66 Main Street Committee, and the Planning Commission. He believes community participation is required for Barstow to develop and is excited to continue leading the way for growth and prosperity in, and around, Barstow.

Cherry Langston

Cherry Langston

Vice Chair

Barstow Native and Army Veteran Cherry Langston is currently employed by The Michaels Organization serving as a Marketing Manager for the past 3 years. She oversees marketing and event planning operations for California Military Communities, which encompasses Fort Irwin, Moffett Airfield and Camp Parks. These experiences, coupled with her decade long journey in hospitality, lend inexorable insight into the Barstow Area’s unique landscape of business and the people it serves.

About 10 years ago, a DIY passion and curiosity for solution-finding resulted in low-cost website development for many local businesses. Knowing internet technologies hold immense power for any business or organization, she holds great excitement in utilizing them to better her community. Thus began her journey in reputation management, social media marketing, graphic design, video editing, and app development.

Stacey McCray

Stacey McCray

Chief Financial Officer

Stacey McCray is the Branch Manager for Frontwave Credit Union who has been proudly serving the Barstow community for 19 years of her 27 years with the credit union. The military, like many, brought Stacey and her family to Fort Irwin in 1992 where her husband was stationed for 4 years in the US Army.

Stacey takes great pride in working to support our military community and families aboard NTC Fort Irwin and Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow as well as our Barstow community and businesses by participating in and sponsoring events and award ceremonies. Stacey’s passion and commitment to helping members achieve their financial needs and dreams extend far beyond the doors of the credit union. She is a firm believer that it’s important to keep kids active and engaged in academic, arts and sports programs, youth organizations/groups and mentorship programs.

Often there are multiple generations of families still living and working in our local businesses today, a rare phenomenon these days. Stacey is proud to be a part Barstow’s diverseness and history.

Mike Watson

Mike Watson

Board Member

Michael Watson, moved to Barstow in 2017 to help with the family business, Hi-Desert Alarm. His roots in Barstow date back to the 1920s when his Great, Great Grandfather moved to Daggett from Texas. Michael is married with two sons, Bradley and Max, who enjoy exploring the history of Barstow, hunting for antiques and old bottles. He currently serves as a Sales Representative for his family business.

John Rader

John Rader

Board Member

Business Development and Marketing DIrector – Barstow Community Hospital

Stephen W. Stewart

Stephen W. Stewart

Board Member

Owner – Stewart’s United Agencies Insurance

Oscar Garcia

Oscar Garcia

Board Member

Owner – Elementum Services, Inc.

James Noble Jr.

James Noble Jr.

Board Member

Owner – Noble Fitness

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