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The Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce is a strong, leading organization due to the involvement of its members. The committees, outlined below, serve as avenues to engage the members in enhancing all aspects of our community. You are invited to serve on one or more committee to increase your visibility, address concerns of importance to the business community, and meet other community conscious individuals.


Governmental Affairs Committee
Chair: James Wansley

The Chamber’s Governmental Affairs committee encourages members to actively participate in appointed and elected positions to city, county, and state positions.

If you are interested in serving on boards and commissions at the State or local level, please see the following information with links to procedures to apply.

State of Texas appointments:

The City of Tyler Boards and Commissions:

Smith County Boards and Commissions:

The City of Whitehouse Boards and Commissions:

The City of Lindale Boards and Commissions:

The City of Bullard Boards and Commissions:

Transportation Committee
Chair: James Murphy

Aggressively promotes the improvement, maintenance and expansion of ground and air transportation

Energy Committee
Chair: Claude Figueroa

Promotes the growth of the oil and gas sector

Veterans Committee
Chair: Jackie Clay

Provides support for expanding the visibility of Veterans and Veteran owned businesses, addressing community related Veteran issues, helping economic growth of the community and focus on legislation

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