Education and Conference Committee
This working committee selects session topics and speakers for the TACVB educational events, and assists with on site logistics.
Committee Chairs: Tiffany Nichols, Abilene CVB and Brett Oetting, Visit Corpus Christi
Committed to the recruitment of new members and retention of current members. Responsibilities of this committee include recruiting new members through email and personal contact, and assisting with membership renewals by contacting past members who have not renewed by the membership deadline.
Committee Chairs: Monica Tschauner, Discover Odessa and Stephanie Polk, League City
Solicits input from members on what research products are needed and ensures surveys have an effective completion rate.
Committee Chair: Kurt Fournier, Visit Fort Worth
Destination Management Specialist (DMS) Committee
Oversees and manages the TDM and DMS programs. This committee works to ensure that the TDM and DMS programs are meeting the professional development needs of association members.
Committee Chair: Blaire Friar, Seguin CVB
Sales Blitz Committee
This committee works with TxMet members to plan and execute the association's yearly Sales Blitz and educational event. In 2023 the event will be held in Austin, TX in September.
Committee Chairs: Steven Simmons, Visit Plano and Travis Milum, Visit Corpus Christi
* Must be a current subscriber to the TxMET database to participate. Learn more about the program.
The Team Texas Committee selects and organizes opportunities for cooperative marketing at trade and consumer shows around the country.
Committee Chair: Mark Thompson, Visit Plano
Young Professionals Committee
Assist in the development of educational content and thought leadership for TACVB Young Professionals, create mentorship opportunities for new and existing members and organize networking opportunities at TACVB events.
Committee Chairs: Chris Riggins, Destination Bryan and April Brown, South Padre Island CVB