The Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its officers and directors for 2018. These area business leaders volunteer their time to insure the chamber meets it mission and goals. They set policy, goals and projects and insure the chamber is properly funded. These dedicated people could not accomplish this task without the support of their companies. These community leaders will begin their year term on January 1, 2018.
Jeff Hayes - Hayes Real Estate – Chairperson of the Board
Elizabeth Cravens – Mid-American Contractors – Chairperson Elect
Ron Fletcher – Entergy Texas – Vice Chairperson
Ron Arceneaux – Arceneaux Wilson & Coal LLC - Treasurer
Brent Rozell - Drago Supply Co. – Member at Large
Randy Sonnier – Total Petrochemical – Member at Large
Marian Ruiz – Chevron Chemical Co. LP – Immediate Past Chairperson
Rich Macke – Port Arthur News
Travis Woods – T&L Solutions LLC.
Pat Holmes – Pat Holmes Real Estate
Bruce Reyes – SETEX Construction
Tomara Anderson – Kelly Educational Staffing/Kelly Services
Eric Callarman – Gulf Copper and Manufacturing Corp.
Dr. Betty Reynard – Lamar State College Port Arthur
Stuart Salter – Julian Salter Insurance
Katie Celli – Medical Center of Southeast Texas
Becky Tschirhart – Chic-Fil-A
Tonya Moses – CRTSM Enterprises
Richard Gaona – Richard Industrial Group
Tonya Petix – Payton Engineering
Anthony Theriot – Port of Port Arthur
Art Thomas – Texas Gas Company
Farhana Swati – Fallows International LLC
Blaine Caillier – First Financial Bank
Carol Hebert – BASF TOTAL Petrochemical LLC
Robert Bilnoski – Golden Pass LNG
Anya McInnis – Sempra LNG & Midstream
You are invited to meet these directors at the 118th Annual Banquet on January 24 at the Carl Parker Center on the campus of Lamar State College – Port Arthur. You may register at www.portarthurtexas.com or call the chamber for reservations. Each of you are invited to contact any of these directors and volunteer to become involved in one of the many programs sponsored by the chamber. You may choose our Legislative Committee, Education Foundation, Hispanic Business Council, Education Committee, Transportation Committee, Ambassador Committee or Membership Committee. As a member you will receive invitations to events that will allow you access to our elected officials, industrial leaders or other members with which you might do business.
This year challenged us all with a major flood, but these leaders and members are working to help rebuild the Port Arthur community and business to see it move into 2018 stronger than ever. If you wish to join this talented team call Paige Snyder at 409- 963-1107. You may also call me, Bill McCoy at that same number and discuss what we can do for you and what you can do for the community. Enjoy the Holidays, be safe and come see us in 2018.