Chamber Committees

Committees for Members

Global Chamber® San Antonio has a number of committees to help members connect with new opportunities and to help us collectively achieve our regional mission of helping companies and communities find and capture new opportunities, and grow - across metros and borders.

Joining a committee is a great way to meet fellow members and to gain exposure with some amazing organizations. Please take a look below and find a committee managed by our Advisory Board that most interests you - and then let's get you involved! Contact Dr. Krystal Nerio or Christopher C. Herring

 

Accelerate STAGE 2 Companies

Education Committee

Export Circles Committee

Foreign Direct Investors Committee

Global Trade Policy Committee

Global Business Professionals

Young Global Leaders/Future CEOs of America

Military Affairs Committee

San Antonio Council for International Visitors Committee

 

San Antonio Chamber Board Chair: Dr. Krystal K. Nerio

San Antonio Executive Director: Christopher C. Herring

San Antonio Deputy Director: Val Arias

 

Accelerate STAGE 2 Companies:   By definition, second-stage ventures generally have 10 to 99 employees and/or $750,000 to $50 million in revenue, and see that as just the beginning according to  Forbes Magazine.   This group will explore how properly identifying, surveying, and matchmaking in global markets will further accelerate the growth of second stage companies.  This tangible result will boost the San Antonio/Bexar County market as World Class.

·      CHAIR:  Jane Gonzalez, CEO MedWheels

·      Peter Grabiec, Sr. International Business Advisor, International Trade Center, University of Texas at San Antonio

·      Ted Terrazas, Senior Vice President, Medical Services Chenega Corporation

·      Alberto Rodriguez-Baez, Sr Export Project Manager, San Antonio MBDA Export Center

 

Education Committee: The Education Committee focuses on building relationships between Global Chamber® San Antonio and the regional education community,    PreK-12 and college level. It helps prepare members to deal with a variety of global business protocols in furthering development of International Business connections with confidence, proficiency and professionalism.

·      CHAIR:  Crissy Pena

·      Dr. Rodney Rodriguez

·      Dr. Keely Petty

·      La Juana Cummings McKinney

 

Export Circles Committee: The "Global Business Council" (Exporter/Importer Committee) assists member companies that facilitate trade in services, goods and commodities between Texas and foreign businesses. The committee works with local member companies seeking international expansion as well as international companies desirous of trading with member Arizona companies.

·     CHAIR:  Ted Terrazas

·     Dr. Rodney Rodriguez, Laredo College

·     Alberto Rodriguez-Baez, Sr Export Project Manager, San Antonio MBDA Export Center

·     Peter Grabiec, Sr. International Business Advisor, International Trade Center, University of Texas at San Antonio

·     Jane Gonzalez, MedWheels

·     Dr. Krystal K. Nerio, Prosperitus Solutions

 

Foreign Direct Investors Committee: The "Texas Business Council" (Foreign Direct Investors Committee) welcomes incoming businesses to connect and thrive as they expand in Texas, building a stronger business ecosystem and community in support of the State’s economic growth. By connecting companies with valuable Global resources, the firms will improve operational efficiency, profitably and success.

·      CHAIR: Sherry Chaudhry, Comfort Suites River Walk

·       Councilman Cedric Edwards, City of Schertz

·       Mario Hill, Bank of ODK

·       Lucy Huereca, Legendary Realty

 

Global Trade Policy Committee: The Global Trade Policy Committee is aware of issues related to international trade in goods and services and the legal mechanisms used to regulate trade by monitoring new developments on national and international levels. The Committee offer members current information affecting legislation, policy initiatives and multilateral and bilateral agreements.

·       CHAIR: TBD

·       TBD, USTD

·       TBD, Attorney

 

Global Business Professionals: The Global Business Professionals Committee deal for professionals and executives looking to connect and increase their wealth with others in global business.

·       CHAIR:  Lucy Huereca

·       Dr. Keely Petty

·       Leticia Farley Guiterrrez

·       Reverend James Amerson

·       Karen Grace

·       Dianna M. Burns Banks, MD

·       Cedric Edwards

 

Young Global Leaders: The Young Global Leaders Committee creates opportunities for young professionals under the age of 37 to develop skills and build relationships that will help advance their networks and foster an understanding of thoughtful business practices. Committee members provide input to Global Chamber® San Antonio to keep the organization evolving and changing with future needs.   Future CEOs of America: Future CEOs of America Committee creates opportunities for high school students and college students under the age of 22 to develop skills and financial literacy that will help advance their understanding of thoughtful business practices. Committee members provide input to Global Chamber® San Antonio to keep the organization evolving and changing with future needs.

·       CHAIR:  Dominique A. Anderson

·       Chair:  Gianini Castillo

·       Christopher C. Herring

·       Val Arias

 

Military Affairs Committee: The Military Affairs Committee assists member companies that have a desire to advance Veteran Owned Businesses globally.

·   CHAIR:  Maj Gen Al Flowers, Sr., USAF Retired

·   Dr. Krystal K. Nerio, Past VFW Post Commander, USAF

·   Christopher C. Herring, USAF Retired

·   Jacqueline H. Jones, USAF Retired

·   Evelyn Torres Tubbs, USAF spouse

·   Kelly Broome, USA Retired

·   Sidney Smith, USA Retired

·   Councilman Cedric Edwards, City of Schertz

 

San Antonio Council for International Visitors Committee: The SACIV Committee supports and assists the mission of the partner organization and provides hosting support to the hundreds of business delegates who visit San Antonio annually. 

·   CHAIR:  Cecilia Cross, Executive Director of SACIV

·   Christopher C. Herring, Board of DIrector of SACIV

·   Richard Terrell

·   Tanzila Kayumova

 

 

To learn more about Global Chamber® San Antonio contact us at sat@globalchamber.org.