September 12, 2023 Offsite Meeting, Garner Holt Productions, Inc.  

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Offsite Meeting:  Garner Holt, Founder and President Garner Holt Productions, Inc.

In Person Only! 

7:00 a.m. Gather and socializing among members
7:30 a.m. Meeting called to order
9:00 a.m. Adjournment



Presiding: Chair Kevin Dyerly, University of Redlands

  1. Introductions
  2. Announcements
  3. Approve Minutes from July 25, 2023


Chair of the Day: Mike Lewin, Mirau, Edwards, Cannon, Lewin & Tooke

Garner Holt is hosting our September 12 meeting at his 120,000 square foot Redlands design and production headquarters where he will speak with us and guide us through his facility.   Garner started his company at age 16 in his parents’ garage.  It is now the largest designer and builder of animatronics in the world.  His work is in 34 countries on six continents for clients including Disney, Universal Studios, Mattel, Chuck E. Cheese, Lockheed-Martin, Coca-Cola, and many more. Garner will speak to us about his quest to build a corporation where dreams come true, right here in San Bernardino County.

Inland Action members will gather at 7:00 a.m. at Garner Holt Production headquarters for coffee and conversation.  The formal meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. for a short business session, prior to the presentation and facility tour by Garner Holt.  The tour may slightly exceed our normal hour-long meeting; however, members will have the ability to depart in accordance with their personal schedules.


Location:     Garner Holt Productions, 1255 Research Dr., Redlands, CA 92374

Attire:         The tour is of an active production site.  There will be a bit of walking.

No special attire or protective gear will be required.

RSVP:          Sue Harrison at or 909 363-6411, by Friday, September 8.  Members and alternates are welcomed. Participation is limited.  Your attendance will be confirmed in the order of your RSVP.    If you have a confirmed reservation and cannot attend, please let us know so that someone else may have your reservation.


Future Meetings
09/19/23 – Ted Alejandre, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
09/26/23 – Heather Dyer, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
10/10/23 – Pete Aguilar, Congressman and Chair of the House Democratic Caucus