2020 Chamber Chair of the Board gave a Nominating Committee report that welcomed newly elected directors for three year terms Terri Adams of Natural Bridge Caverns, Barron Casteel of Casteel & Casteel, Cara Frederick of ME360, Glenn Griffin of Griffin Asset Management, Stephen Hanz of HMT Engineering, and Chris Snider of Texas Tito's.
Officers for 2021 will be Nathan Manlove as Chair of the Board, Ian Taylor of NBU as Chair-Elect, Allison Humphries of Rodgers Commercial Realty as Vice-Chair, Barron Casteel of Casteel & Casteel as Vice-Chair, and Michael Meek- President & CEO.
2021 Directors adopted a preliminary budget as required by the Chamber by-laws. The budget includes funds to complete activities for the City’s 175th Anniversary, with several events postponed until 2021 due to the pandemic. Earlier that afternoon, the 2020 Chamber board of directors convened for their regular monthly meeting and received an update from Lilia Marek of Rougeux & Associates on the status of the Chamber Presidential Search, which has restarted after a pause due to the pandemic.