About the Legislative Affairs Committee
The Legislative Affairs Committee serves as a research and advisory committee for the Garland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Its primary purpose is to monitor governmental matters that could impact the community or local business, present recommendations to the Chamber's Board of Directors, and to assist in the initiation of the appropriate action. The committee will also create and recommend the Chamber's state and federal legislative agendas. The Legislative Affairs Committee is a non-partisan organization and shall neither endorse candidates for public office nor political parties.
The Legislative Affairs Committee meets monthly and hosts an annual breakfast.
2012 - 2013 Committee
Liz Beauchamp, Atmos Energy Corporation
Dr. Curtis Culwell, G.I.S.D.
Harold Gold, Wisener*Nunnally*Gold, L.L.P.
Eva Hummel, Baylor Medical Center at Garland
Justin H. Lonon, Dallas County Community College District
Fred Maldonado, AT&T
Lawrence Minnis, Water Provisions To Go
Sylvia Minor, Time Warner Cable
Annette Ratliff, State Senator John Carona
Tom Sadler, Sterling Business Advisors
Kevin Slay (Chairman), City of Garland
Barry Young, Oncor Electric Delivery
Paul Mayer, Garland Chamber of Commerce
Karina Olivares, Garland Chamber of Commerce
Interested in serving on the Legislative Affairs Committee?
Contact the staff at (469) 326-7474 or
2012 - 2013 Chairman of the Legislative Affairs Committee
Kevin Slay, City of Garland