Board of Directors

The DRC is governed by the exceptional leaders who work hard every day to help direct the DRC in its mission to lead the Dallas Region to become the most economically prosperous region.

2021 CHAIR OF THE BOARD

MICHELLE VOPNI
Dallas Office Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

2022 CHAIR OF THE BOARD

BOB PRAGADA
President and Chief Operating Officer
Jacobs

2020 CHAIR OF THE BOARD

JOHN OLAJIDE
Founder and CEO
Axxess

2019 CHAIR OF THE BOARD


CHRIS NIELSEN
Executive Vice President, Product Support and Chief Quality Officer
Toyota Motor North America

BOARD
SECRETARY

KIM KESLER
Dallas Office Managing Partner
KPMG

PRESIDENT & CEO

DALE PETROSKEY
Dallas Regional Chamber

COO / CFO

ANGELA I. FARLEY
Dallas Regional Chamber

2022 Board Class Nominations

The DRC is accepting nominations for its 2022 Board Class. Now, more than ever, we need top community leaders to guide our organization as we continue to drive economic prosperity for all people, support and improve our education and workforce training systems, shape public policy, and promote diversity, equity & inclusion on behalf of our business community. In addition, the DRC will continue to advocate for North Texas’ economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the support and guidance of the 2022 Board of Directors, we will strive to continue to enhance the quality of life for all people who live and work in the Dallas Region.

Nominations will be accepted until noon on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. If you have questions or would like to learn more about board service, please contact the Director of Board and Investor Relations Rebecca Little at rlittle@dallaschamber.org or (214) 712-1957.