Jay Carnes to Lead Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce 2022 Board of Directors

GALVESTON, TX – January 6, 2022 – The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Jay Carnes, owner of Carnes Funeral Home, as its 2022 chair.

A Galveston Island native, Carnes, along with his wife, owns Carnes Funeral Homes in Texas City and South Houston, Bay Area Funeral Directors in Texas City, and Cremate Texas Crematory in South Houston. He is also the Worship Leader for First Baptist Church in Galveston.

“I am honored to be at the helm of this incredible organization,” stated Carnes. “This past year, the Chamber has seen tremendous growth. I look forward to continuing the momentum and working with the outstanding leaders on our board and the talented staff to further the Chamber’s mission within our region.”

The Chamber’s 2021 chair, Terrilyn Tartlon-Shannon, will officially pass the wheel to Carnes at the 177th Annual Meeting featuring A Night at Gilley’s on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Galveston Island Convention Center.

For more information, contact Gina Spagnola, president and chief executive officer for the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce at (409) 763-5326, by email at gspagnola@galvestonchamber.com or visit www.galvestonchamber.com.