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Chamber Committees

The Chamber gives you a seat at the table to engage with community leaders, learn from your peers and gain visibility with potential customers. Committee involvement is a very effective way to establish yourself as a community leader and create lasting connections with other business leaders while working towards common goals.

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 COMMUNITY EXCELLENCE

BUSINESS-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
Chair: Chris Snider | Vice Chair: Shannon Dixon

The committee works year round on educational issues involving curriculum, finance, and facilities. Staffed by Rusty Brockman.

MILITARY AFFAIRS
Chair: Susan Gandy | Vice Chair: Jim Whitmore

This committee holds receptions honoring the Randolph Air Force Base Airman of the Quarter and the Airman of the Year. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

RETIREES ARE PROGRESSIVE (RAP) COUNCIL
Chair: Gary Kirkham | Vice Chair: Don Wehring

The council provides an opportunity for retirees to stay engaged with the Chamber and the community. Staffed by Phyllis Foerster.

MEMBER VALUE

BUSINESS ADVISORY
Chair: Scott Jauregui | Vice Chair: Jason Chesser

This committee reviews and plans opportunities to keep small businesses updated and aware of current business interests and topics. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

BUSINESS TRADE SHOW
Chair: Lori Archer | Vice Chair: Dani Fuselier

This committee plans the Annual Business Trade Show, held in September, as an opportunity for businesses to showcase their products and services. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK
Chair: Susan Skinner | Vice Chair: April Howard

This committee promotes the importance of small business in our community by honoring a Small Business Person of the Year. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

ADVOCACY

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
Chair: Coby Baese | Vice Chair: Chris Douglas

This committee focuses on local, state and national issues that are important to business and have an impact on the local area. Staffed by Michael Meek.

NATURAL RESOURCES
Chair: Barbara Lackey | Vice Chair: Suzanne Williams

This committee works on water, air, and soil conservation as major components of a sustainable New Braunfels business community. Staffed by Rusty Brockman.

TRANSPORTATION
Chair: Ian Perez | Vice Chair: Neal Linnartz

This committee’s primary task is to be a catalyst/promoter of new and expanded roads in our trade area. Staffed by Rusty Brockman.

APPOINTED COMMITTEES

AWARDS COMMITTEE – This committee selects recipients of the Besserung and Hall of Honor Awards.

CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU – This committee has the responsibility of increasing, improving, and expanding products for the local visitor industry by attracting leisure, business and group travel, especially during the fall and winter seasons. Staffed by Judy Young.

CVB STRATEGY & STEERING
Chair: Keith Morgan | Vice Chair: Tiffany Soechting

This committee functions as advisory group to CVB staff and Chamber board by evaluating progress and receiving input from CVB committees and staff. Staffed by Judy Young.

WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TASK FORCE
Chair: Sherman Krause
The Task Force continues to bring together stakeholder groups that recommend lake levels and releases and other river flow issues impacting the visitor industry. Staffed by Judy Young.

LEADERSHIP NEW BRAUNFELS
Chair: Douglas Miller | Vice Chair: Jeff Jenkins

This committee is responsible for the selection, programming and curriculum of the annual class of Leadership New Braunfels. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

YOUTH LEADERSHIP NEW BRAUNFELS
Chair: Greg Lutz | Vice Chair: Susan Wetz

This committee is responsible for the selection, programming and curriculum of the annual class of Youth Leadership New Braunfels. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

LNB ALUMNI
Chair: Greg Lutz | Vice Chair: Randy Martin
This committee supports and promotes the Leadership and Youth Leadership New Braunfels programs and plans annual Alumni events. Staffed by Laurie Wehring.

TEXAS LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Arrangements Chair: Rob Johnson  |  Advisory Chair: Doug Miller
This committee conducts the Annual Texas Legislative Conference and Texan of the Year reception. Staffed by Michael Meek.

 

To join a Chamber committee you must be a paid representative and have filled out the Committee Preference Form. Please contact Phyllis Forester at (830) 608-2804 or Jennifer Watson at (830) 608-2818 if you have any questions.

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