Galveston regional chamber of commerce Meet the Board

Executive Committee

Shannon Tarlton
Terrilyn Tarlton-Shannon
Chamber Chair & Owner
Insurance Junction
409.762.3295 email me
Howie Bentley
Howie Bentley
Chamber Past Chair & Owner
Classic Auto Group Galveston
409.744. 5711 email me
Jay Carnes
Jay Carnes
Chamber Chair Elect
Carnes Funeral Home
409.986.9900 email me
Fred Raschke
Fred D. Raschke
Chamber Treasurer
Mills Shirley L.L.P.
409.761. 4028 email me
Theresa Elliott
Theresa Elliott
Chamber Director at Large & General Manager
Casa del Mar Beachfront Suites
409.740. 2431 email me
Maureen Patton
Maureen Patton
Chamber Director At Large & Executive Director
The Grand 1894 Opera House
409.770.5051 email me
Vic Pierson
Vic Pierson
Chamber Director At Large & President
Moody Bank
409.632.5204 email me
Bixrathburn
C.B. “Bix” Rathburn, Ph.D.
Chamber Director At Large & Director, Public Finance
Hilltop Securities
903.276.5793 email me
Gina Spagnola
Gina M. Spagnola, IOM
President & CEO
Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce
409.763. 5326 email me

Board of Directors

Jim Andrews
Jim Andrews
Director of Operations
Galveston-Texas City Pilots
409.941.1300 email me
Keith Bassett
Keith Bassett
Owner
Bassett Family Retail Group
409.762.9292 email me
Michelle Beckwith
Michelle Beckwith
Director of Catering
Landrys, Inc.
409.744.1500 x2004 email me
Ivan Burkett
Ivan Burkett
Director of Information Technology
GB Tech
281.957.7550 email me
James Clark
James Clark
President - Galveston Chapter-Texas Restaurant Association
Director of Operations - Mosquito Café & Patty Cakes Bakery
409.763.1010 email me
Jan Collier
Jan Collier
Rudy & Paco’s
409.762.3696 email me
Steve Conner
Steve Conner
Chief Executive Officer
The Regent Care Centers
409.763.6000 email me
Kelly Deschaun
Kelly de Shaun
Executive Director
Park Board of Trustees
409.797.5141 email me
Mike Dean
Mike Dean
Owner
Yaga's Tropical Cafe
409.762.6676 email me
Nick Droege
Nick Droege
President/Owner
Texas Tail Distillery
281.960.2198 email me
Willis Ghandi
Willis Gandhi
Owner
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
409.740.7900 email me
Keith Gray
Keith Gray
Service Area Director
CenterPoint Energy
713.207.3213 email me
Kaufman
Gary Kaufman
President
Galveston Insurance Associates
409.740.1251 email me
Concetta Maceo
Concetta Maceo-Sims
Operator
Maceo Spice and Import
409.763.3331 email me
Betty Massey
Betty Massey
Executive Director
Mary Moody Northen Endowment
409.765.9770 email me
Stephen Maxwell
Stephen Maxwell
Assistant Vice President
Frost Bank
409.763.1151 email me
Marty Miles
Marty Miles
Complex General Manager
Hotel Galvez and Spa, Tremont House Hotel, Harbor House Hotel and Marina
409.515.2121 email me
David Norris
David Norris
Senior Vice President
Stewart Title Company
409.763. 4641 email me
Linh Nguyen
Linh Nguyen
Owner
Joy Nails and Joy Nails II
832.423.2451 email me
Steven Pena
Steven Pena
Vice President
Kleen Supply
409.762.0140 email me
Ben Peterek
Ben Peterek
Owner
Gulfside Cleaning Services
832.620.3874 email me
Roger Rees
Rodger Rees
Port Director
Port of Galveston
409.766.6601 email me
Marie Robb
Marie Robb
Owner
Coastal Solutions
409.737.5700email me
Joe Rozier
Joe Rozier
General Manager
Mitchell Historic Properties
409.761.4102 email me
Albert Shannon
Albert Shannon
Retired
409.770.7132 email me
Jill Shipp
Jill Shipp
VP of Business Development
Hospitality Health ER
409.766.1212 email me
Johnny Smecca
Johnny Smecca
Owner/Partner
Galveston Restaurant Group
409.750.8888 email me
John R. Rocky Sullivan
John R. "Rocky" Sullivan
Sullivan Companies
409.740.4200 email me
Todd Sullivan
Todd Sullivan
Owner
Evia/Sullivan Interests
713.880.9888 email me
Kelly Teichman
Kelly Teichman
Owner
T & T Marine
409.744.1222 email me
V.J.T
V.J. Tramonte
President & Broker
Joe Tramante Realty, Inc.
409.765.9837 email me
White
Lindsey White
Executive Director
United Way of Galveston
409.762.4357 email me
Leonard Woolsey
Leonard Woolsey
President & Publisher
Galveston County Daily News
409.683.5207 email me
Keith Zahar
Keith Zahar
Owner
The Big Store
409.684.2400 email me

Ex-Officio Members

Judge Mark Henry
Mark Henry
Ex-Officio
County Judge, Galveston County
409.762.8621 email me
Dr. Craig Brown
Dr. Craig Brown
Ex-Officio
Mayor, City of Galveston
409.797.3510 email me
Fossum
Colonel Michael Fossum
Ex-Officio
Chief Operating Officer - Texas A&M University Galveston & Vice President - Texas A&M University
409.740.4408 email me
Dr. Jerry Gibson
Dr. Jerry Gibson
Ex-Officio
GISD Superintendent
409.766.5121 email me
Dr. Jennifer Goodman
Dr. Jennifer Goodman
Ex-Officio
Superintendent - Odyssey Academy
409.750.9289 email me
Dr. Ben Raimer
Dr. Ben Raimer
Ex-Officio
Interim-President - UTMB Health
409.772.1902 email me
Dr. Myles Shelton
Dr. Myles Shelton
Ex-Officio
President - Galveston College
(409) 944-1200 email me
Jeff Sjostrom
Jeff Sjostrom
Ex-Officio
President - GEDP
409.770.0216 email me