North Texas Legislative Summit


Monday, October 15, 2018
8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Light breakfast & lunch provided

DFW Airport Marriott
8440 Freeport Parkway
Irving, TX 75063

To inquire about available tickets for the North Texas Legislative Summit, please email

Morning Agenda

8 a.m.                 Registration open

8:30 a.m.          Welcome | Chris Wallace, North Texas Commission

8:45 a.m.            Opening Discussion | Introduced by Beth Bowman, Irving-Las Colinas Chamber

– Chairman Scott Orr, Fidelity Investments
– Chuck Allen, American Airlines
– Stephanie Daigle, Celanese

9:15 a.m.             Continuing The Texas Miracle | Introduced by Stephen Knobbe, HNTB

– Senator Royce West
– Representative Chris Turner
– Tony Bennett, Texas Association of Manufacturers
– Jeff Moseley, Texas Association of Business
– Bennett Sandlin, Texas Municipal League
– Moderated by Dale Petroskey, Dallas Regional Chamber

10:15 a.m.           The Impact of Federal Healthcare, Immigration and Trade Policy (USMCA) on Texas

– Congressman Pete Sessions
– Moderated by David Tesmer, Texas Health Resources

10:45 a.m.          Transportation & Infrastructure | Introduced by Eric Fox, Lockheed Martin

– Senator Robert Nichols
– Representative Ron Simmons
– Michael Morris, NCTCOG
– Andrew Johnsen, BNSF Railway
– Holly Reed, Texas Central Partners
– Moderated by Rebecca Montgomery, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

Afternoon Agenda

11:45 a.m.            Luncheon

12:15 p.m.           Mayor Betsy Price, City of Fort Worth | Introduced by Matt Rose, BNSF Railway

12:30 p.m.          Strategic Policy Planning Through the Texas Bicentennial and Beyond

– Tom Luce, Texas 2036

1 p.m.                  School Finance Update

– Todd Williams, CEO & Chairman of the Commit Partnership and Education Advisor to Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings

1:30 p.m.           The Business Case for Eminent Domain

– Linda Christie, Tarrant Regional Water District

1:45 p.m.           Closing Remarks | Chris Wallace

2 p.m.                 Roundtable sessions

3 p.m.                 Adjourn

Sponsorship Opportunities

Summit Sponsor - $5,000

Introduction opportunity for one (1) panel discussion*
Prominent sponsor logo placement in all pre-event and event collateral
Sponsor logo placement with hyperlink on event website
Sponsor logo placement in email marketing
Logo placement on event slideshow
Company recognition in event press releases
Eight (8) tickets to the Summit

*Limited introduction opportunities available. First come, first select.

Table Sponsor - $1,000

Verbal acknowledgment at the event
Sponsor name recognition on event program
Sponsor name recognition with hyperlink on event website
Company recognition in event press releases
Eight (8) tickets to the Summit

Individual Tickets – MEMBER: $100  PROSPECTIVE MEMBER: $150


Thank You To Our Sponsors


Summit Sponsors



Table Sponsors

Bell | Fidelity Investments | Dannenbaum Engineering

North Texas Tollway Authority | Pacheco Koch

The University of Texas at Arlington

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas


Deadline to be included in print materials is 10/5/2018
For sponsorship questions or additional information, contact Holly Norris at