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Welcome from the Board President

Welcome to Grimes County and the Grimes County Chamber of Commerce. Here we support businesses of all types and sizes and offer something for everyone. 

Whether you're looking for a new home, school, place of worship or work, a nice spot to eat or enjoy a wine from one of our local winers- our community offers it all. 

From agriculture to beautiful scenic drives, small town life and more- making a trip to Grimes County is well worth it.  So stay awhile, do business here, shop here, live here and stop by to say hi sometime! 

Meribeth Shimshack

Board President 2024

Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce

Our Mission Statement

"The mission of the Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce is to be an association of businesses and individuals organized to encourage a strong local economy and quality of life by promoting economic, civic, cultural and social development through an informed membership and community."

2024 Executive Leadership


Meribeth Shimshack


WC Tractor

Kathy Baldobino

First Vice President

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Patrick McMahon

Second Vice President

Edward Jones Finance

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Marilyn Bettes

City of Plantersville

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Patty Whitney



Welcome from Presiden
Mission Statement
About the Chamber

2024 Board of Directors

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Mac Vaughn

W.H.E.E.L.S. Ministry

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Ethan Barcak


The NerdBee Technology 


Janice Scheve


P. A. Smith Hotel

Lauren Stuart


Brazos Land Co. 

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Charles Abraham


Abraham Construction 

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Magdalena "Maggie" Rico 


Citizens State Bank

Board of Directors

2024 Chamber Ambassadors

"An Ambassador's mission is to promote and advocate for members through positive public exposure"

Ana Cosino

Ambassador Chair,

The Navasota Examiner

Chere Davis

Chere Davis Photography 

Suzan Sechelski 

Masterbuilt Ministries/AVE Construction

Kathleen Dimmel 

St. Paul's Episcopal

Morgan Atkinson

Prosperity Bank

Kristi Tucker 

Grimes County Dep. Constable Pct. 2

Debbie Grimes

Stonecroft Marketplace 

Sidney Abney
Sheryl Borski

Melanie Dixon

Hunter Hogan 

Brewer, Eyeington, Patout & Co.

Bobby Gentry

Ruby Evans

Stacy Reed

Individual Ambassadors

Jill Conlin

Conlin Designs

Fultz Realty

Yolanda Fultz

Sherry Gillespie

Tanya Emmanuel 

CR 424 & Mr. Lube

Maria Disodado

Citizens State Bank

Caitlyn Druckhammer

Navasota Examiner


Kristin Gauthier

City of Navasota  

For more information about the Navasota Grimes County Chamber Ambassador Program, call our office at

936-825-6600 or email us at 

Chamber Staff

Chamber Staff


Lucy Ybarra

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Anne Marie Wood

Administrative Assistant

Open Positions
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