RERC eBulletin 1/9/2024
Chamber of Commerce Presentation
Kim Quirk, the CEO of the Richardson Chamber of Commerce gave us an update on the new structure of the Chamber and the plans going forward.
Quirk has been an active in the North Texas community for more than 25 years. She was on the board of trustees for the Richardson Independent School District for nine years, where she served five terms as president. In this capacity, she led the district through major changes in direction and worked extensively with statewide elected officials to shape education legislation. She served on the boards of the Collin County Community College Foundation where she chaired the corporate giving program, Richardson YMCA, New Beginning Center, Dallas Black Dance Theater, and the RISD Excellence in Education Fund. Quirk was an ex oficio member of the Richardson Chamber of Commerce Executive Board and previously was on the Chamber’s Women in Leadership Committee, where she was a tri-chair, the Education Committee and the Public Policy Committee. Additionally, Quirk served on the City of Richardson Charter Review Commission that was tasked with updating the document.
Chief Poovey 
Before Christmas the RERC members and guests had the opportunity to hear from Richardson's Fire Chief Curtis Poovey. 
Poovey is a Certified Fire Executive by the Texas Fire Chief’s Association, completed the Fire Service Chief Executive Officer Program at Texas A&M University, is a hazardous materials incident commander, paramedic, level 3 instructor, Fire Officer IV and has served as the president of the Dallas County Fire Chiefs Association, Board Member of the Paramedic Advisory Board for Richland College and UT Southwestern and is a Medical Incident Support Team Member and Task Force Leader for the Texas Emergency Medical Task Force.

Poovey joined the Richardson Fire Department in May 1993 as a Firefighter and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1999, Fire Captain in 2001, Battalion Chief in 2009 and has served as the Assistant Chief of Operations since January of this year.

December Executive Board News
  • At an early January meeting, Bruce will present a proposal for our next Signature Project.
  • Our February Happy Hour - February Fiesta, will be at the Wine Authority.  Bring potential new club members to introduce them to our members.
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Upcoming Events
RERC Board Meeting - Zoom
Jan. 09, 2024
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Jan. 10, 2024
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Feb. 13, 2024
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