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Economic Development Committee

The Economic Development Committee’s purpose is to create opportunity for relative financial success and security. Working with other committees, members, local groups, and businesses, this committee is a forward-looking group focused on solutions for Austin’s young professionals. The committee is responsible for recommending policy positions to the staff and Board of Directors, educating chamber members about key central Texas policies, connecting community and civic leaders to our members, and creating civic engagement opportunities.

Time Commitment
Monthly meeting at 5:30pm on the fourth Thursday of the month; AYC and community events as schedule permits.

What We Do

  • Drive advocacy conversations for the Austin Young Chamber
  • Committee members have opportunity to serve on committees and councils around the city

Committee Chair
Becky Calahan
Deputy Director
Philanthropy Advocates

Committee Members

Jordan Allen
Becky Calahan
Brandon Flowers
Talia Hill
Kelsey Hitchingham
Liz Johnson
Blake Jones
Tanner Long
Oren Mitzner
Holly Northup
Brittany Paxman
Joshua Rolfe
Tori Vogel
Christopher Williams

Interested in joining the committee?

Learn more and apply.