• Join a Chamber Team

    Chamber teams are peer-to-peer, collaborative environments, offering members an opportunity to shape The Chamber's programming and events for the South Montgomery County business community. Every team is led by a leader and co-leader representing thought leaders in The Woodlands area. 

    Team activities include meetings and events designed and presented by the respective team. Team meetings and events provide expanded opportunities for strategic relationship development, intellectual exchange, and enhanced connections iwth business leaders. 

    If you would like to join a Chamber team, contact the team's Chamber staff member for more information about becoming involved. 

  • Special Event Teams

    Taste of the Town
    Whistle Stop Tour (bi-annual)
    Economic Outlook Conference
    Putt, Pass & Chip Golf Championship
    Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo
    Community Job Fair
    Chairman’s Ball
    Employment Law Update

    Business Connection Teams

    Young Professionals Network
    Diplomat Team
    Business After Hours
    Meet the New Members
    Networking Breakfast
    Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

    Community & Educational Support Teams

    Chamber C.A.R.E.S. Committee
    Business Advocacy Council
    Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon


    Special Event Teams

    Taste of the Town

    The Taste of the Town team produces the area’s annual culinary event featuring scrumptious selections from top restaurants, caterers, bakeries, delis and beverage companies for guests to sample. The team is responsible for securing sponsors, restaurants and raffle items.

    • Team Leader: Steffani Konzem, City of Shenandoah
    • Contact: events@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from July to January
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    The Whistle Stop Tour

    This special events team produces The Whistle Stop Tour, a political campaign stop held every even-numbered year to inform the public about candidates running for office in Montgomery County.

    • Team Leader: Melissa Bochat, Entergy Texas, Inc.
    • Co-Leader: Landon Estay, Estay LLC
    • Contact: Margo McZeal, margo.mczeal@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from August to March, every other year
    • Who Can Serve: Members of the Business Advocacy Council

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    Economic Outlook Conference

    This special events team produces the annual Economic Outlook Conference, including recruiting sponsors and speakers and setting the agenda. The conference is the business and economic forecasting event of the year, providing an economic analysis and predictions for the coming year with panel discussions, guest speakers and presentations about industries that are driving our regional economy.

    • Team Leader: Angela Storseth, McKesson Specialty Health
    • Co-Leader: Kyle Rojas, Goldman, Sachs and Co.
    • Contact: Margo McZeal, margo.mczeal@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from June to February
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Putt, Pass & Chip Golf Championship

    This special events team produces the annual golf tournament, including recruiting sponsors, hosting teams and event logistics.

    • Team Leader: TBD
    • Contact: events@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from April to October
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo 

    This special events team produces the Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo to provide a platform for health and wellness professionals, practitioners, and service and product providers to showcase their offerings to hundreds of health-conscious consumers, from children to seniors, in an interactive setting including vendor booths, medical screenings, and fitness demonstrations.

    • Team Leader: Christin Cherry, Delta Life Fitness
    • Contact: events@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from November to April
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Community Job Fair

    This special events team produces the Community Job Fair, including recruiting sponsors and employers and event logistics. The Community Job Fair invites job seekers to connect directly with recruiters and hiring managers from local and national companies of all sizes.

    • Team Leader: TBD
    • Contact: events@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from December to May
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Chairman's Ball

    This special events team identifies a theme and coordinates decorations and entertainment for The Chairman’s Ball, an annual gala honoring the chamber’s outgoing chairman of the board.

    • Team Leader: Lacey Prieto, RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring
    • Co-Team Leader: Michelle O'Rourke, United Way of Greater Houston - Montgomery County Regional Center
    • Contact: events@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from February to August
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Employment Law Update

    Constantly changing labor and employment laws and regulations are an endless challenge for employers dealing with human resource issues. This special events team produces the Employment Law Update, an annual conference designed to help member businesses ensure compliance with new labor and employment laws. The team secures sponsors and speakers and helps promote ticket sales.

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    Business Connection Teams

    Young Professionals Network

    The Young Professionals Network brings together the next generation of leaders in South Montgomery County. Whether you are embarking on your professional journey, beginning to accelerate your career, or aspiring to grow your business as an entrepreneur, this is your opportunity to collaborate, grow and network with like-minded leaders in The Woodlands area.

    • Team Leader: Brian Albert, The Strong Firm, P.C.
    • Contact: Margo McZeal, margo.mczeal@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets monthly for networking events
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Diplomat Team

    The Diplomat Team is the goodwill arm of the Chamber. This group of dedicated volunteers welcome and mentor new members and promote member retention by attending ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings and networking events.

    • Team Leader: Courtney Schweitzer, The Kimball Group Insurance
    • CoTeam Leader: David Weygandt, Weygandt Law PLLC
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets monthly for events and meetings
    • Who Can Serve: Members by invitation only

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    Business After Hours

    This team coordinates monthly Business After Hours events to provide an opportunity for members and prospective members to network while allowing the member sponsor a chance to showcase their facilities.

    • Team Leader: David Dewhurst, Prosperity Living
    • CoTeam Leader: David Deveau, Edward Jones
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets on the second Tuesday of every month for networking events
    • Who Can Serve: Members of the Diplomat Team

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    Meet the New Members

    This team coordinates monthly meet and greet receptions that invite new members to introduce their business to the Chamber community while allowing the member sponsor a chance to showcase their facilities.

    • Team Leader: Janet Skeels, Youngevity
    • CoTeam Leader: David Lee, Edward Jones
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets on the last Tuesday of every month for networking events
    • Who Can Serve: Members of the Diplomat Team

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    Networking Breakfast

    This team organizes monthly breakfast and networking events for members and prospective members, curating the crowd to make introductions and ensure attendees meet the type of people they’re looking to meet.

    • Team Leader: Adam Koch, The Koch Insurance Group
    • Co-Leader: Angela Schimmels, Image 360 Houston Spring
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets on the third Wednesday of every month for networking events
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

    This team produces the Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon, an event to celebrate the Chamber’s dedicated investors and The Woodlands area’s economic growth. To honor standout board members, community leaders, and ambassadors, the following awards will be conferred at the event: Community Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Diplomat of the Year and Chairman’s Award.

    • Team Leader: Courtney Schweitzer, The Kimball Group Insurance
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from March to September
    • Who Can Serve: Members of the Diplomat Team

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    Community & Educational Support Teams

    Chamber C.A.R.E.S. Committee

    The Chamber C.A.R.E.S. Committee embraces and promotes the value of teamwork, community service and stewardship. The team completes monthly community service projects or donation drives to serve nonprofit Chamber members.

    • Team Leader: Mandy Rabon, HFG Wealth Management
    • Co-Team Leader: Jessica Munselle, 5Point Credit Union
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets year-round on the first Wednesday of every month
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Business Advocacy Council

    Connect with fellow Chamber members, key elected officials and policy leaders to discuss the legislative and policy issues that have a significant impact on employers. The Business Advocacy Council assists in developing Chamber policy positions that are advocated at the respective levels of government to improve the business climate.

    • Team Leader: Landon Estay, Estay LLC
    • Chamber Staff Member: Margo McZeal, margo.mczeal@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets year-round on the third Friday of every month
    • Who Can Serve: General membership

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    Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

    This team coordinates an annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon to recognize nonprofit organizations for their contributions to the community.

    • Team Leader: Mandy Rabon, HFG Wealth Management
    • Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, cyndi.alvarado@woodlandschamber.org
    • Meeting Frequency: Team meets from November to April
    • Who Can Serve: Member of the Community Relations Team

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