AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 18, 2015 – The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce today announced 12 new members to its Board of Directors.
The Austin Chamber Board is selected from the Chamber’s membership to provide leadership in key work areas for the business community. The goal is to bring together a broad range of leaders that can best serve the needs of the more than 3,000 members of the Chamber by addressing their challenges.
The 12 new members of the Board of Directors will serve from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018. They will join 24 incumbent members who are serving various terms through 2016.
Board of Directors, New Members [Term Lasting January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018]
Joe Cantalupo, Senior Vice President, K Friese & Associates
Michael Cooper, Vice President Commercial Business, Heritage Title of Austin
Hugh Forrest, Director, SXSW Interactive Festival
Rudy Garza, President & CEO, GarzaBury
Jim Jarrett, Vice President of Operations, Texas Gas Service
Dawn Jones, Texas Public Affairs Manager, Intel
Ali Khataw, PE, President & CEO, Encotech Engineering
Robert Nagel, President and CEO, Fox Services
Kerry Parker, CEO, A+ Federal Credit Union
Michelle Robertson, COO – Ascension Texas, Seton Healthcare Family
Anna Sanchez, Senior Business Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo
Robert Watson, CHA, General Manager, Hilton Austin
The full Board of Directors, including the recently selected 2016 Chairman and Chair-Elect, as well as the 2016 Executive Committee Vice Chairs, is available here.
About the Austin Chamber
The mission of the Austin Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for its more than 3,000 members. For more information about the Austin Chamber of Commerce visit AustinChamber.com.
Jenny Steward, Public Relations Manager, Austin Chamber of Commerce
Greater Austin Chamber
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce focuses on how the Austin Region works. We serve as the voice of business for 2,800 organizations representing a combined workforce of about 330,000 employees throughout Central Texas. Our mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for members.