Carlsbad Village Association

The Carlsbad Village Association (CVA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization whose core purpose is to lead the continual improvement of Carlsbad Village, making it the premier gathering place in North County San Diego.

Board of Directors

Doug Avis (Chair)
Marty Volla (Vice Chair)
Toni Padron (Secretary/Treasurer)
Zac Markham - business owner (Humble Olive Oils)
Gary Nessim - realtor/business owner (Sea Coast Exclusive Properties)
Fumi Matsubara - business owner (Defy Digital Marketing)
Heidi Willes - business owner (Willes Orthodontics)
Samantha Fauce - chiropractor/business owner (Chiropractic & Therapy Center of Carlsbad)


Christine Davis, Program Manager

Event Coordinators

Scott McDonald, Friday Night Live Music Coordinator
Ron LaChance, State Street Farmers’ Market Manager
Patricia Keller, Art in the Village Manager

Monthly Board meetings are open to the public.  If you are interested in attending a Board Meeting, or to make a presentation to the Board of Directors, please contact Christine at to make arrangements. 

If you are interested in attending our Village Voices Merchant & Resident meetings to learn about events and issues that pertain to the Village, please click HERE for more information.