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Committees & Volunteers

Committee involvement is a valuable way to create lasting connections and establish you and your business as a community leader. The Chamber provides opportunities to support the East End community, learn from peers, connect with community leaders and influencers and gain visibility for potential customers.

If you would like to be involved directly with the Chamber, contact us for volunteer opportunities available in events, office support and marketing. To join a committee, please fill out the form available below.

Development Chair: Jose Valdez

President: Frances C. Dyess

Ambassadors Chair: Christina Romo

Staff: Carmen Beltran, Diana Trevino, Cristina De Los Santos

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Membership retention and Recruitment - works with staff to recruit and retain corporate members and assists with new member engagement. Includes submitting leads, making calls, participation in new member orientation and networking events.
  • Marketing Campaign - works to extend the Chamber brand while maintaining its mission to connect businesses and promote economic expansion and investment in the East End. Utilizes social media and traditional community engagement efforts to build networks for the Chamber.
  • East End Work - Develop plan of action to create and implement a depository of hiring opportunities from business owners in the East End. Tracks and reports progress.
  • Business Development - Identifies key topics that business owners face and opportunities they can benefit from and coordinate business networking events that speak to those topics.
  • Ambassadors program - Works closely with Ambassador representatives to ensure Chamber Ambassadors attend events, provide membership leads and visit members on a regular basis.
  • Submits a monthly report to the Board.

Meeting Dates: Meets Monthly, 2nd Wednesday of the month prior to the Board Meeting 9am-10am

Chair: Martin Perez

President: Frances C. Dyess

Golf Tournament Co-Chairs: Sara Montelongo-Oyervidez & Gabriel Garza 

Awards Celebration Chair: TBD

Staff: Andrea Tobias, Cristina De Los Santos

Committee Responsibilities:

Golf Tournament Co-Chairs: Sara Montelongo-Oyervidez & Gabriel Garza

  • Responsible for coordinating the Golf Tournament program, assist with all planning and promote sponsorships and silent auction.

Awards Celebration Chair:TBD

  • The East End Celebration committee will plan the Annual Awards Celebration. The celebration is held to raise funds for the Education Foundation, celebrate the Chamber, and recognize the East End Heroes in the community.

LEAD & Other Luncheons

  • Oversees the planning and execution of all events
    • Secures corporate sponsorship including solicitation to Board members and networks
    • Venue selection, vendor vetting and marketing
    • Budget management that includes managing expenses and incoming table / tickets sales and silent auction.
    • Reporting progress and results to the Board
    • Events include: Luncheons, Golf Tournament, Awards Celebration
  • Oversees Sponsorships and Partnerships
    • Submits recommendation on future partnerships
    • Seeks and secures existing and new sponsorships
  • LEAD Program
    • Recommends speakers line up based on the curriculum
    • Recommends individuals for the program
  • Submits a monthly report to the Board.

Meeting Dates: Meets Bi-Weekly and then Weekly prior to major events and as needed on non-event months, Tuesdays 2pm-3pm

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