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Committees


Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce

Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Chairman of the Board – Karlon Cox, Prosperity Bank
Vice-Chairman of the Board – Trey Powers, City Bank Mortgage
Secretary – Lisa Little, Realtor
Treasurer – Randy Van Camp, Van Camp, CPA
Past Chair – Kim Fernea, Corridor Title


Budget & Finance Committee

Budget & Finance Committee

President/CEO – Susan Kimball
Chairman of the Board – Karlon Cox, Prosperity Bank
Treasurer – Randy Van Camp, Van Camp, CPA


Economic Development Committee

Economic Development Committee

The mission of the committee is to facilitate business growth and attract clean and sustainable businesses to the Dripping Springs area that will positively impact our community by offering employment to residents while maintaining a strong sense of community awareness and involvement.

The EDC collects and updates local demographics, participates in regional economic conferences and works with city, county and state officials.  Meetings are once a month or as needed.

Gigi Jacks-McClaskey, Chair – Realty Austin
Tessa Schmidtzinsky – Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Karlon Cox – Prosperity Bank
Garrett Prom – Prominent Financial Planning
Dale Whitaker – Dripping Springs Independent School District
Aaron Farmer – The Retail Coach
Bill Little – WL Dynamic Consulting
Daniel O’Brien – The Law Office of Daniel O’Brien, P.C.
Denise Schroeder – Corridor Title
Michele Ryon – Keller Williams Realty


Membership Committee

Membership Committee

The mission of the Membership Committee is to recruit new investors and retain current investors. Ideal for members who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about Chamber benefits, enjoy meeting new people and making site visits, as well as greeting/talking with members and guests at luncheons/coffees/social events. Membership Committee members are automatic Ambassadors and attend ribbon cuttings and Chamber events. Membership Committee members also conduct the Chamber education workshops (Chamber 101, etc.).

Melissa Drewitz, Co-Chair – Chic Punk Love
Denise Schroeder, Co-Chair  – Corridor Title

Mark Rabe, Coffee Connector – Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC
Shelly Cole, Wedding Synergy – Short and Sweet Weddings


Ambassador Committee

Ambassador Committee

The Ambassadors are a special group of volunteers whose mission is to help promote the Chamber by attending ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, and other special events. Ambassadors greet visitors and guests at various events and pass new member leads onto membership committee members.


Leadership Dripping Springs Committee

Leadership Dripping Springs Committee

This committee constructs an education and development series that broadens knowledge of community issues and sharpens leadership skills. This education series will provide information specific to the Dripping Springs area and promote emerging and existing leaders in a format that encourages life-long business relationships.

Cody George, Co-Chair – Cody George, Magnolia Realty
John Youngblood, Co-Chair – Union Home Mortgage
Lucy Hansen, Board Rep – Dripping Springs ISD Community Services


Leadership Dripping Springs Alumni

Leadership Dripping Springs Alumni

Lucy Hansen, Board Rep – Dripping Springs ISD Community Services


Events Committee

Events Committee

Coordinates major Chamber events such as the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Celebration..  Members with event planning or organizational skills and good people skills are welcome.  Meetings are as needed.

Star Awards 2019

Barry Crutchfield – PixMarx
Deanna Scott – Keller Williams Realty
Renee Melton – The Rural Home
Laurie Cavins – The Rural Home
Rena Reeder – Central Texas Youth Ballet
Benji Stevens – Brighter Side Event Lighting
Leia Stevens – Brighter Side Event Lighting


Government Affairs Liaisons

Government Affairs Liaisons

Report on governmental/civic issues pertinent to businesses within the Dripping Springs area.  Members interested in local government, able to attend meetings (can be evening or during work hours) and interested in local, regional and state issues affecting local business.  Attend local, county and state meetings as needed.

Kim Fernea, Board Rep – Corridor Title
Steven Bourland, Pioneer Bank – City of Dripping Springs City Council
Bonnie Humphrey, Chair – BITwise Consulting

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509 W. Mercer Street
PO BOX 206
Dripping Springs, TX 78620

512-858-7000

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