Board of Directors

The Port Aransas Tourism Bureau & Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit led by a 15-member board of directors who are passionate about the business community and Port Aransas.

Keith McMullin
Chairman
Real Estate/Developer
Broker, Port Aransas Realty

Laurie Soechting
Vice-Chair
Bar/Restaurant
Manager, Bluewater Cowboy Saloon & Mercantile

Marsha Starkey
Secretary
Hotel/Lodging
Owner, Starkey Property Management and Balinese Spa & Boutique

Fred Samudio
Treasurer
Hotel/Lodging
General Manager, The Dunes Condominiums

Tanya Chambers
Immediate Past Chair* Ex-Officio
Professional Services
Owner, Casa Bella Salon and The Crazy Cajun

Bill Bauder
Hotel/Lodging
Co-Owner, Coral Cay Condominiums

Ed Buske
At Large
Director, UTMSI

Greg Carr
Hotel/Lodging
Vice President of Development, McCombs Properties

Will Cocke
Fishing/Marina
Managing Partner, Port Aransas Fisherman’s Wharf and Grumbles Seafood Company

Chris Collins
Bar/Restaurant
Director of Operations, Fins Grill and Icehouse, MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen, and Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill

Scott Clanton
At Large
General Manager, The Place Hotel

Celeste Edwards
Hotel/Lodging
General Manager Vacation Rentals, Cinnamon Shore

Shannon Lafayette
Professional Services
Owner, Shannon Lafayette Photography

Marnie Pate
Hotel/Lodging
Owner/Broker, Coldwell Banker Island Escapes 
Owner/Partner, Port A Escapes

Greg Stunz
At Large
Director, Harte Research Institute

Kim Winton
Retail
Co-Owner, Winton’s Island Candy