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Committee involvement helps establish you as a community leader, create connections, and work towards shared goals. We offer our members a diverse range of committees to get involved in, each providing opportunities for you to connect, learn, and contribute while making a meaningful impact.
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Chair: Cordell Bunch
Vice Chair: Mike Anderson
Staff: Mike Crowley, Director of Workforce & Industry Development
The purpose of the Business Education Partnership Committee is to establish and foster a collaborative relationship between local businesses and educational institutions, aiming to enhance the quality of education, prepare students for success with real-world insights, and provide local companies with a world-class workforce.
This committee meets monthly on the third Thursday at 7:30 a.m.
The purpose of the Chamber’s Military Affairs Committee is to enhance relationships between the New Braunfels community and the military, particularly those Airmen stationed at Randolph AFB. Since 1968, the committee has hosted a quarterly reception for an Outstanding Airman from RAFB to demonstrate our appreciation, ongoing commitment, and support to all who serve our nation. The New Braunfels community has always opened its arms to those who serve and will continue to proudly support all who choose to defend the United States of America.
This committee holds quarterly receptions to honor the Airman of the Quarter and give them special gifts and mementos to show our support and appreciation for their service and sacrifice as well as an annual luncheon with a special guest speaker.
The RAP Council consists of individuals who have retired or are partially retired. The council provides an opportunity for retirees to continue contributing their expertise to economic and community development.
This committee meets monthly on the third Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
The Hispanic Business Alliance (HBA) supports and encourages Hispanic participation in the New Braunfels business community. The HBA was formed to promote, advocate, and educate the Hispanic community with the goal of improving opportunities for success.
This committee holds quarterly networking mixers, quarterly breakfast meetings, and the Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival in downtown New Braunfels each October.
The WBA creates an environment where women can connect, learn from their peers, and grow their network. The WBA provides professional and leadership development, as well as networking and marketing opportunities through their monthly luncheons and annual conference for women in New Braunfels and the surrounding area.
This committee reviews and plans opportunities to keep small businesses updated and aware of current business interests and topics by overseeing the NB Business University seminars program.
This committee meets monthly on the first Wednesday at 12:00 p.m.
This committee plans, organizes, and implements the annual Business Showcase held in September at the New Braunfels Civic Convention Center. The Business Showcase provides the opportunity for businesses to showcase their products and services to potential customers and gives local residents the chance to learn about approximately 100 business at the same time and all under one roof.
This committee advocates for the importance of small business in our community by honoring a Small Business Person of the Year and promoting the annual Small Business Week held in New Braunfels the first week of May every year.
The Government Affairs committee focuses on local, state and national issues that are important to business and have an impact on the local area. This committee connected elected officials and state organizations with New Braunfels residents and businesses, bridging the gap between businesses and policy makers.
Leading up to the biennial Texas Legislative Session, the committee hears from several state organizations and based on the information prepares the Chamber’s legislative priorities for distribution to state officials.
The Natural Resources Committee provides information and resources to Chamber members in the areas of water, air, land conservation, environmental topics, and how to protect the natural resources in New Braunfels and Comal County.
This committee meets quarterly for lunch and a program.
The Transportation Committee’s primary task is to be a catalyst and promoter of new and expanded transportation in our trade area. This committee works to keep communication going between business and TxDOT, the City and the County.
This committee meets monthly on the first Thursday at 7:30 a.m.