Monterey County Film Commission elects Pete Bassett to Board of Directors

The Monterey County Film Commission board of directors has elected Pete Bassett of Carmel to serve on the board for a three-year term.  Bassett owns Exclusive Home Management, a personal concierge home service on the Monterey Peninsula. He was part-owner of Carmel’s Forge in the Forest Restaurant for 12 years, and served on the board of the Carmel Chamber of Commerce.

He is actively involved with community and chamber events, including the Taste of Carmel, Concours d’Elegance, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, the Walk to End Alzheimers, and the Cancer Society.

A San Luis Obispo native, Bassett is a Cal Poly graduate.  He moved to the Monterey Peninsula and became general manager for American Airlines at the Monterey Regional Airport.

The nonprofit Monterey County Film Commission was established by and is funded in part by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors.  It works to attract and facilitate on-location film production for economic development, with an annual average of $4 million direct spend coming to local communities from the film business.

The board of directors is seeking additional volunteer board members from all parts of Monterey County, especially the Salinas Valley and North County and those with nonprofit experience.  If interested or for more information, call 831-646-0910, email, or download an application form at

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