ROCKWALL AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 697 East Interstate 30; Rockwall, TX 75087; www.rockwallchamber.org
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Announces 2012 Board of Directors
Rockwall, Texas – January 3, 2012 – The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce, the driving force of business for Rockwall, announced its 2012 Board of Directors, including those elected at the December 15 meeting of the Board of Directors. Cindy Tayem, Area Manager, Customer Operations, Oncor, will serve as the 2012 Board of Directors’ chair and will be supported by Cindy Paris, Chief Operating Officer, Texas Health Presbyterian-Rockwall, as chair elect, Cheryl Dunlop, Human Resources Director, City of Rockwall, as past chair, Lou Johnson, Vice President and Trust Manager, ANB Wealth Management Group/Trust Services, as treasurer and Bryan Pope, Principal, The Pope Law Firm, as secretary.
The Board of Directors also ratified the election of six new board members for 2012 to serve three-year terms:
Lesli Johnson, Controller, Rest Haven Funeral Homes
Stewart Storms, Vice President of Commercial Lending, American National Bank
Stephen A. Straughan, Owner & Broker, Straughan Properties LLC and RockwallNow.com
Darby Burkey, Owner, Rockwall Flower & Design Studio
Nancy Runge, Marketing Specialist, Farmers Electric Cooperative
James Nelson, Vice President of Business Development, Alliance Bank
The Board of Directors ratified the appointments of two Honorary Directors to serve a one year term:
Troy Reimer, Principal, Reimer Legal Services
Lou Johnson, ANB Wealth Management Group/Trust Services, Vice President and Trust Manager
Additional Board of Directors are:
Bill Hair, Owner, My Computer Guy
Cheryl Dunlop, Past Chair (2011), Human Resources Director, City of Rockwall
Eric Evans, Chief Executive Officer, Lake Point Health Network
Judy Harris, Manager, Ebby Halliday Realtors
Karen Coughlin, Manager, Hilton Bella Harbor
Kevin Fowler, President, Rockwall Bancshares, Inc.
Liz Beauchamp, Manager of Public Affairs, Atmos Energy Corporation
Mike Mishler, President, Mishler Builders, Inc.
Randall Noe, Principal, Randall Noe Auto Group
Rick Filip, President, Filip Insurance Services
Stan Lowrance, Stan Lowrance, DDS
Ex-Officio Directors are:
Sheri Franza, President, Rockwall Economic Development Corporation
Jerry Hogan, County Judge, Rockwall County
Dennis Bailey, County Commissioner, Rockwall County
Lorie Grinnan, County Commissioner, Rockwall County
David Sweet, Mayor, City of Rockwall
Bethany Golden, Main Street Manager, City of Rockwall
Jeff Bailey, Superintendent of Schools, Rockwall ISD
Full bios can be found at www.rockwallchamber.org/board. The Board of Directors meets on the fourth Thursday of each month in the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Community Room.
About the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1929, the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce fosters a sense of community and provides its members with the tools and contacts for success. Comprised of over 800 local companies, the chamber offers a vast array of educational and networking programs to help its members, both large and small, gain the skills and resources necessary to thrive and prosper in today’s economy. For more information on the Rockwall Chamber, please call (972) 771-5733 or visit www.rockwallchamber.org.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Dana K. Macalik | President of Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce | firstname.lastname@example.org | 972-771-5733