Pulse on Policy webinar recap: Disaster relief for small business

In this webinar presented on Thursday, March 19, 2020, Senator John Cornyn and local representatives from the Small Business Administration and Texas Division of Emergency Management shared vital information on resources available to small businesses.

Posted on 03/19/2020 by Austin Chamber of Commerce

Presented in collaboration with our partner chambers

Moderated by

Reed Clay
Founder & CEO, Crestline Solutions and former Chief Operating Officer for Governor Greg Abbott


Herbert Austin
District Director Dallas/Fort Worth Office, Small Business Administration

Suzannah Jones
Deputy Chief at Texas Department of Emergency Management

Elsie Collins
Deputy Director Dallas/Fort Worth Office, Small Business Administration

Martin Ritchey
Director, Homeland Security, Capital Area Council of Governments

Jacob Smith
Legislative Aide to Senator John Cornyn handling Emergency Management issues

Thank you to Sen. John Cornyn for taking the time to speak with us and for sharing his COVID-19 resources page. Thank you as well to our moderator, Reed Clay of Crestline Solutions and the rest of our participants.

Helpful resources mentioned in the webinar:
Texas Division of Emergency Management: Local Official Resources
Small Business Administration: Disaster assistance
Small Business Administration: The Three Step Process: Disaster Loans (pdf)

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