• Lubbock Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC)

  • Business and free enterprise flourishes in a thriving community that fosters a pro-business, pro-growth, pro-jobs environment. The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in 2013 formed the Lubbock Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC) to ensure resources are available to actively support or oppose issues or ballot measures that affect the economic well being of the Lubbock area economy. The Lubbock Chamber Political Action Committee (PAC) is an affiliated political committee of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, the mission of which is to “strengthen, promote and serve the business community.”


    PAC Facts

    • The PAC is registered with the Texas Ethics Commission as a General Purpose PAC.
    • The PAC’s funds are separate and segregated from the Chamber’s funds. Information about PAC contributions and expenditures will be reported and disclosed as required by law.
    • The PAC is nonpartisan and not affiliated with any candidate PAC.
    • The PAC is focused on issues and policies on the local and state level
    • The Chamber is not providing funding to the PAC. The PAC is raising its own funds, through voluntary contributions from Chamber members and others interested in supporting a policy climate that encourages and fosters free enterprise.
    • Contributions to the PAC are voluntary and not tax deductible.
    • The PAC’s funds are separate and segregated from the Chamber’s funds. Information about PAC contributions and expenditures will be reported and disclosed as required by law.


    The PAC is administered by an independent Board of Directors:

    Chairman: David Seim, Happy State Bank
    Treasurer: Joe Rapier, Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
    Beth Bridges, South Plains Mall
    Tim Collins, Collins Stone
    Alona Beesinger, Suddenlink Communications
    Brice Foster, First United Bank
    Jay Jacobus, Scarborough Specialties, Inc.
    Jerry Kolander, McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf, LLP
    Steve Verett, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.
    Diannah Tatum, Sanford & Tatum Insurance Agency
    Carlos Morales, Caprock Home Health Services, Inc.
    Secretary: Eddie McBride, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
    Assistant Treasurer (ex-officio): Norma Ritz Johnson, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce


    ​For more information, please contact Stevie Poole at (806) 761-7000.

     

     

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