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Committees & Organizations


Advocacy Committee

Chair: - 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.

Legislative agenda 2019 -Final

Dr. Warren Nichols and Dr. Rodney Cavness 2017

Education & Workforce Development

Co-Chairs:  Dr. Warren Nichols, College of the Mainland & Dr. Melissa Duarte, Texas City ISD

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.

ChickFilA Ribbon Cutting (149)

Chamber Champions

Chair: Kirk Broiles

These volunteers act as the face of the Chamber in the community by referring new members, attending events and welcoming new businesses at ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings.  They enjoy the rewards of making new contacts, strengthening business relationships.

Leadership Mainland

Leadership Mainland 2021

Chairperson: James Finchum

Chairperson: Sloane Witter

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.

Women in Business 2020

Women In Business

Co-Chairs: Caytlyn Stanley, Summer Chapman, JoAnna Alvarado

The Texas City-La Marque Chamber’s “Women in Business” is a group of highly influential and diverse women who enjoy building their social and business networks and who are dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through avenues of leadership, education, advocacy and mentoring. New members are always welcome!!

Monthly events include luncheons and after-hours events.  This group will also form a committee to judge nominations for the 1st Annual Women in Leadership Awards.

2021 Schedule of Events

Young Professional Chairs 2021

Young Professionals

Co-Chairs: John Snow, Cathy Woitena, Braxton Skipper

Young Professionals was created to engage young professionals in our communities and surrounding areas by providing an opportunity to make business connections and to become better acquainted with the Texas City – La Marque Chamber of Commerce and the value of involvement.

For young professionals in the area ages 21 to 45.  Monthly events to include luncheons with mentors/speakers and after-hours social events and service opportunities.

2021 Schedule of Events


Diversity & Inclusion Committee


This group will  meet throughout the year to discuss challenges and opportunities to cultivate a diverse business environment in Texas City and La Marque.  Meetings will be held in a casual setting to foster open dialogue and exchange of ideas.

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Golden Division

Co-Chairs: Dom Orozco and John Amato

Retirees who want to put their years of experience and expertise to use through volunteer service with the Chamber and community.  Social meetings held on the first Wednesday of every month at 10 am.






Hospitality Alliance


This group is dedicated to getting professionals in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries to network together to exchange ideas, offer mentoring, and promote events in the community.







Non-Profit Council


The Nonprofit Council keeps non-profits informed and empowered to create a positive public policy environment that best supports nonprofits in advancing their missions.