John Nicks has been elected FY2021-2022 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). Mr. Nicks will assume the leadership role in October of this year. He currently serves as the Board Vice Chairman of the Chamber’s International Affairs & Sister Cities Committee and serves on the Chamber’s Executive Committee. He was unanimously selected by the Chamber’s Board Nominating Committee and unanimously approved by the Board of Directors for a one-year term as Chairman.
Mr. Nicks is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Services at Envoy Air, headquartered in Irving. He is responsible for managing Envoy’s purchasing, contracts, inventory control/logistics stores and vendor relations, oversee the airlines’ trade compliance and regulatory programs as well as its corporate real estate functions.
“John’s engagement with the Chamber for years, as well as his leadership in helping the Chamber and the Irving Economic Development Partnership tell the Irving-Las Colinas story on a global stage, makes him an outstanding choice for our next Chair,” said Sam Reed, 2020-2021 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chamber. “I look forward to working with him to continue to grow our member-investor base, drive community engagement and not only recruit but retain our companies large and small.”
“I would like to thank the Chamber’s Board of Directors for their trust in electing me to this distinguished role at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber and in the community,” said Mr. Nicks. “Having served on the Chamber’s Strategic Visioning Committee and helping develop Powering Progress, I feel confident in the progress our Chamber is making every day to drive our robust economy. I look forward to working with Chairman Reed, the Chamber’s Board of Directors, Beth Bowman, President and CEO of the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Economic Development Partnership and the Chamber’s talented team of professionals in creating even more economic activity, while advancing our mission and promoting our business-industry in 2022.”