The purpose of the Northeast Leadership Forum is to enhance and promote the economic vitality and quality of life in Northeast Tarrant County.

2024 Board of Directors


RaDonna Hessel

Grapevine Chamber of Commerce

Craig Hulse

City of North Richland Hills

Kathryn Rotter
Vice Chair, Events

Tarrant County

Mary Martin Frazior

HEB Chamber of Commerce

Randall McCauley

Great Plains Bank

Dr. Eli D. Mercer
Immediate Past Chair

Kingdom Ecosystems


Trasa Cobern

6 Stones Mission Network

John Fletcher

Fletcher Consulting Public Relations

Garin Giacomarro

City of Grapevine

Andrie Krahl

Atmos Energy

Armin Mizani

City of Keller

Craig Norton

Beyond the Known International

Chelsea Rose

City of Colleyville

Mike Taylor

Texas Silver Haired Legislature

Rick Westfall


Directors Emeritus

Faye Beaulieu


Wendy Shabay-Bonneau

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Shelby Bruhn

 First National Bank

Vanessa Copeland

O. Trevino Construction

Larry Darlage


Bob Golden


Jim Griffin


Garry Hamilton

J. Charles Powell

Ciera Bank

Nick Sanders

Combined Computer Resources, Inc.

Howard Shotwell


Carolyn Sims


Ginny Tigue

Tigue Property Company

Oscar Trevino

City of North Richland Hills

Glen Whitley


Who We Are

The NLF provides leadership, forums and information exchanges for its members and acts as a catalyst for communications, collaboration and cooperation.

Members in the Northeast Leadership Forum include community leaders and elected officials who have their residences, principal place of business or have a center of influence in the Northeast Tarrant County area, including but not limited to: Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Grapevine, Haltom City, Haslet, Hurst, Keller, North Fort Worth, North Richland Hills, Richland Hills, Roanoke, Saginaw, Southlake, Trophy Club, Watauga, and Westlake.

Membership requires the sponsorship of one active NLF member. Applications are presented to the Board of Directors for approval. Dues are $150 per year and include breakfast at our general membership meetings for you and a guest. You will be invoiced upon acceptance.

*Membership is renewed annually.

NLF Foundation Scholarship

We are grateful for our scholarship selection committee members, who carefully examined the 111 applicants. The total of the scholarships was $44,597. We thank Jean Ann Hamm and the Nancy & Alan Hamm Foundation for providing $22,000 in matching funds for our scholarship program.


contact us

For more information about the Northeast Leadership Forum, please contact Mary Frazior at the email address below, call the HEB Chamber of Commerce, or fill out the contact form.




(817) 283-1521