Chair(s) Appointed by the Chair of the Board. Members Fifteen (15), generally in line with the geographic representation of the TEDC membership. Selected by CEDA Committee Chair. Duties To review and score the CEDA award nominations for the year.
City of League City
Mission To advance and promote the TEDC "Brand" to members and prospective members while also assisting staff and committee representatives formulate a cohesive and consistent message. Chair(s) The Chair of the Board shall appoint the Chair of the Communications Committee. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Assist in promotion of scheduled TEDC events; 2. Enhance social networking activities; 3. Coordinate the publication of routine topics designated to encourage discussion among members and non-members using social media tools; and 4. Facilitate messages and communication from all TEDC committees.
Dallas Regional Chamber
Mission To provide general guidance and assistance in the cost-effective delivery of TEDC conferences to meet the educational and networking needs of TEDC members. Chair(s) The Vice-Chair/Programs. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Work with TEDC staff to assist with the planning and execution of the TEDC conferences with special emphasis on the Annual Conference; 2. Work with the TEDC staff to identify timely conference topics; 3. Work with TEDC staff to identify and recruit credible presenters to speak on relevant topics; 4. Help secure financial sponsorships.
Sherman Economic Development Corporation
ED Sales Tax
Mission To monitor all issues related to the economic development sales tax. Chair(s) The Chair of the Board shall appoint the Chair of the Economic Development Sales Tax Committee. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties Monitor legislation that may impact the economic development sales tax and make recommendations to the Board.
Seguin Economic Development Corporation
Mission To identify and promote educational programs meeting the professional development and/or certification needs of TEDC members. Chair(s) The Chair of the Board shall appoint the Chair of the Education Committee. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Identify continuing education topics of interest to TEDC members; 2. Identify topics, moderators and panel members for Peer Group Roundtable sessions; 3. Identify topics for webinars; 4. Monitor certification issues and education opportunities issues and report to the Board as needed; 5. Provide recommendations regarding the Basic Economic Development Course.
Mission To provide a guiding vision for TEDC across all aspects of the organization. Chair(s) Chair-Elect Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Provide strategic planning for the organization; 2. Provide guidance in the location of future events; 3. Provide recommendations to improve the value of TEDC membership; 4. Identify future trends in economic development and make recommendations to the Board regarding the need for conference sessions, education workshops, speakers, and other resources that will serve to better prepare TEDC members for future professional success.
Lindale Economic Development Corporation
Mission To monitor the Texas legislature and advocate actions necessary to ensure the profession of economic development has the statutory tools necessary to promote economic growth in Texas. Chair(s) The Chair of the Board shall appoint the Chair of the Legislative Committee. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Provide a forum to discuss legislative issues affecting economic development in Texas; 2. Work with TEDC staff to develop a bi-annual Legislative Agenda for approval by the TEDC board; 3. Work with TEDC staff to publish a bi-annual Legislative Summary Report for distribution to the TEDC membership.
Kaufman Economic Development Corporation
Mission To retain and expand active and volunteer memberships in the TEDC. Chair(s) The Vice-Chair/Membership. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Individually and through TEDC programs, actively solicit and recommend new members for approval by the Board; 2. Serve as membership ambassadors by contacting new members on behalf of the TEDC; 3. Assist in the implementation and coordination of the Mentorship Program, and 4. Oversee the TEDC membership survey project.
Temple Economic Development Corporation
Mission To raise the level of influence of the TEDC representing the greater interest of economic development in the State of Texas. Chair(s) The Chair of the Board shall appoint the Chair of the TEDC PAC Committee. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Work with TEDC staff to develop programs to raise funds for the PAC and assist with those programs; 2. Individually and as a committee, recruit new PAC members; 3. Assist TEDC staff with the Annual PAC Auction; 4. Work with TEDC staff and the TEDC legislative consultant to identify members of the Texas Legislature deserving of PAC contributions.
Chief Administrative Officer
Sherman Economic Development Council
Mission To monitor issues related to workforce development and advocate programs enhancing the readiness and capabilities of the Texas workforce. Chair(s) The Chair of the Board shall appoint the Chair of the Workforce Committee. Members No designated number. Open enrollment. Duties 1. Work closely with the Texas Workforce Commission and regional workforce boards to ensure that TEDC members are well informed of relevant workforce development issues; 2). Work with TEDC staff to manage the Workforce Excellence Award program; 3. Review the award nominations and score the entries related to the Workforce Excellence Award program; 4. Work with TEDC staff on the annual award ceremony.
Seguin Chamber of Commerce
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Joining a committee can be done through your member profile at any time. Most TEDC committees have open enrollment and are available to be joined throughout the year. Joining a TEDC committee is a great way to get more involved in your professional association, help shape the TEDC's programs, and build your TEDC resume for future leadership opportunities.