Austin LGBT Chamber welcomes 2024 Board Members

[AUSTIN, TX] – The Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Austin’s leading resource for the LGBTQ+ and allied business community, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board chair, new members of the board, and extend heartfelt thanks to the outgoing board members for their dedicated service.

The Chamber is proud to welcome Emilie Kopp (Director of Strategic Partnerships at Deem, Inc), Liz Arreaga (Agency Partner, The Arreaga Agency), Eve Molnar (Communication Designer & Strategist at Seventh Scout), and ex officio Emily Alley (Senior Vice President of the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.) With a wealth of experience in the Austin business community, they bring valuable insights and a commitment to the Chamber. Their addition strengthens our leadership team, and we are confident that their contributions will play a pivotal role in driving the organization’s success.

Andrew Peters (Global Marketing for Silicon Labs) will serve as the 2024 Board Chair. Emilie Kopp will serve as Vice Chair and Tim Packard (Taylor Morrison) as Secretary for 2024.

“We are thrilled to welcome Emilie, Liz, Eve, and Emily to our board. Their diverse expertise and passion for the LGBTQ+ and allied business community will undoubtedly enhance our strategic vision and impact. We look forward to working together to achieve new milestones,” said Chamber President & CEO Tina Cannon.

Continuing their service on the board is Andrew Peters, Richard W Stipe (Dell Technologies), Gary Schumann (Savrick, Schumann), Rich Segal (KXAN), Roger Trinh (Trinh Solutions), and Tim Packard.

The organization extends its sincere gratitude to outgoing board members, Deirdre Walsh (IGC Impact), Valerie Salinas-Davis (University of Texas at Austin), Lynn Yelldell (Seventh Scout), Joshua Kettler (RSM), & Becky Arreaga (The Arreaga Agency). Their unwavering dedication and contributions have been instrumental in the success of the Chamber. We thank them for their exceptional service.

As the Austin LGBT Chamber enters 2024, we remain steadfast in our commitment to advocating for, supporting, and uplifting LGBTQ+ and allied businesses in the Greater Austin area.

About the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce –

The Austin LGBT Chamber, founded in 1997 works to achieve equality and inclusion by promoting economic vitality in our communities and strengthening LGBTQ+ and allied businesses. More info at