Committees & Organizations

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Advocacy Committee

Chairman - Phil Roberts

Chairman - Chris DeVries

The Chamber Advocacy Group maintains a rapport with Legislative bodies on a local, state and national level for the purpose of receiving input from the community and providing feedback to legislators who represent our needs and interests.  Activities include The Galveston County Day at the Capitol which provides legislative updates to the Chamber members on important issues affecting the local area and/or member businesses.

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Education Committee

Chairman - Dr. Warren Nichols, College of the Mainland

Chairman - Dr. Rodney Cavness, Texas City ISD

Encouraging and supporting a system of education aimed at excellence in the public and private schools and college by awarding scholarships to students from Texas City High School, La Marque High School and College of the Mainland.

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Chamber Champions

Chairperson: Kirk Broiles

These business members/good will ambassadors act as the face of the Chamber in the community be referring new members, attending events and welcoming new businesses at ribbon cuttings.  They enjoy the rewards of making new contacts, strengthening business relationships and accessing resources to further their own success.

Leadership Mainland

Leadership Mainland

Chairperson: Heather Ortiz

Chairperson: Jessica Haas

A year long program which helps to train, educate and motivate key employees for future leadership roles within the community.  Activities include: Teambuilding retreat, trip to State Capitol, Law/ Justice and County Government, Industry, Economic Development/Tourism, City Government and Education.

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Membership Relations

Chairperson: Whitney Ziegler

Engage membership more actively in the Chamber.

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Women In Business

Chairperson: Kitty Potter

Chairperson: Geneveive McGarvey

A diverse group of women who enjoy building their social and business networks.  Monthly events include luncheons and after hours events.

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Golden Division

Chairperson: Dom Orozco

Residents who are retired or not gainfully employed can assist the Chamber with its activities through volunteer service and provide the opportunity for its members to serve the community and themselves by the use of their years of experience and expertise. Meet on the first Wednesday of each month at the Chamber office.