ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Innovation Task Force
Connects entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers, and the business community

International Task Force
Oversees the international program of work

Southern Dallas Task Force
Promotes Southern Dallas as a great place for business

Corporate Recruitment* (by invitation only)
Supports the DRC in attracting major corporate operations to the Dallas Region

EDUCATION & WORKFORCE

Education & Workforce Council
Oversees the DRC’s Education & Workforce initiatives

TALENT ATTRACTION

Talent Attraction Council
Markets the Dallas Region to attract and retain top talent from Texas, the U.S., and abroad

PUBLIC POLICY

Public Policy Council
Oversees the DRC’s Public Policy & Advocacy initiatives

Infrastructure Task Force
Creates transportation and mobility, water, and energy policies and positions that benefit the region

ENGAGEMENT

Experience Council
Oversees the member experience from initial investment to participation in programs, events, volunteering, and more

Ambassadors*
Representatives from member companies who demonstrate a strong commitment and involvement in the DRC

Top Investors Stewards*
Engages with DRC top investor companies to get them fully engaged in the DRC’s strategic plan.

Leadership

Leadership Council*
Oversees the DRC’s five leadership programs

Leadership Dallas*
Comprehensive, year-long leadership development program for a select group of civic and professional leaders

Leadership Dallas Alumni*
Graduates of the Leadership Dallas program who encourage engagement in the Dallas Region

Young Professionals*
Young professionals (ages 22-40) program to grow leadership skills, serve the Dallas community, network with peers, and engage with political, civic, and business leaders

Executive Women’s Roundtable*
Professional development and relationship-building leadership program for executive-level women to discuss the challenges and opportunities in their industries and broaden professional perspectives

Welcoming New Executives*
Newly relocated or newly promoted executives and their spouse or partner connect with peers and broaden their exposure to the Dallas Region through memorable experiences

GOVERNANCE

Finance & Audit Committee
Oversees the DRC’s financial performance. Reviews and approves management reports, audited financial statements, tax filings, and compliance with the DRC’s financial policies.

Investment Committee
Oversees the DRC’s investment policies and practices.

Council and Task Force Request Form

Please select the council(s) and task force(s) you’re interested in participating in. Requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis when space is available. Special consideration will be given to members with specific skills or expertise in various areas or industry diversity.

  • Economic Development
  • Education & Workforce*
  • Talent Attraction
  • Public Policy
  • Engagement
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • * Councils or Task Forces which require additional investment, program membership or specific requirements to participate.