Burbank
Meeting Day: Tuesday, 7:00 AM
Meeting Location:
Coast Anabelle Hotel
2011 West Olive Ave.
Burbank,, CA 91506
Member Count: 28
President: Mike Martinek
Tel: 818-714-7000
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Vice President: Syd DeFraites
Tel: 818-319-9651
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Secretary / Treasurer: Luis Centeno
Tel: 818-430-7499
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Chapter Director Consultant: Karen Lamberton
Tel: 818-532-2963
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Substitute List

If you, as a Burbank BNI member, cannot attend a regularly scheduled BNI meeting, it is your responsibility to find a substitute.  Your BEST SUBSTITUTE is a person with whom you have done business and can give a good testimonial about you.  An added benefit would be if that person is a business owner and might consider joining Burbank BNI. If you cannot find such a person, then you may want to consider asking someone from the Substitute List below.

This is a list of people who have acted as substitutes in the past and are willing to substitute again.  You may want to call one of them if you need a substitute. If he or she is available, he/she may agree to be your substitute.

Substitute Name
(in order by first name)
Business Name and
Contact Information
Substitutes: If called to be a substitute, you MUST respond. Do not leave the member wondering whether you're going to call back or not.
Andrew Graham Andrew Graham Interior Design
818-610-3555
andrewgraham@affirmativecolor.com
Member, BNI NET-works
Betty Fox Partylite Candles and Gifts
818-523-8546
betty@foxfireteam.com
Past Member, Burbank BNI
Bruce Watterman Send Out Cards
818-824-4958
bruce@xposurebiz.com
Member, BNI We Mean Business
Dee Gaubert No Worries Event Planning
310-562-3306
dee@noworriesep.com
Past Member, BNI
Dee Maloof Dee Maloof Bookkeeping Service, LLC
818-562-1573
dm@deemaloof.com
Past Member, Burbank BNI
Gary Schwartz Legal Attorney - Estate Planning
818-707-1465
Member, BNI Professional Network Alliance (PNA)
Sherman Oaks
Jacque Foreman Foreman Graphics
626-794-9620
626-262-0401 (cell)
foremangraphics@juno.com
Member, Crescenta Valley BNI
La Cañada
Josh Smith Image IV
818-414-7444
joshs@imageiv.com
Member, BNI Professional Network Alliance (PNA)
Sherman Oaks
Kenny Young Union Bank
310-908-9807
Kenneth.Young@unionbank.com
Member, BNI Professional Network Alliance (PNA)
Sherman Oaks
Linda Hammell DoTerra Wellness Advocate
818-679-2440
ham4god@sbcglobal.net
Pauline Marasek Pauline's Premier Sweets
818-955-7700
pauline@paulinespremiersweets.com
Richard Garber Attorney At Law Law Offices of Richard Mark Garber
818-355-0126
rickgarber@sbcglobal.net
Member, BNI Professional Network Alliance (PNA) 
Sherman Oaks
Rick Kahdeman Take Shape for Life
818-522-8089
rjkgal522@gmail.com
Member, BNI Referrals Unlimited 
Northridge
   

Remember, a substitute may not be a member of the chapter at which he/she is substituting.

Be sure to provide your substitute with a proper 45-second commercial for your business.

Whether you call someone on this list or provide your own substitute, make sure your business is represented at Burbank!

The following guidelines should be followed for substitutes:

Things the substitute should know or have:

Substitute is prepared to give a 45 second presentation.

Bring any referrals that the absent BNI Member may have.

The substitute’s responsibility is to represent the person and the profession of the BNI member who is absent.

If the substitute's own profession is represented within the chapter; he may not talk about his profession during the meeting. The BNI meeting is for members or representatives of members only.

Things a substitute should NOT do:

Substitutes should not hand out their business cards or any literature if their profession is represented within the chapter.

Substitutes cannot give a feature presentation for the BNI member.

 

 

 

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