Partnership. Advocacy. Connection. Education.

We attract, support, and grow businesses through Partnership, Advocacy, Connection, and Education.

    Founded in 1929, the Van Chamber of Commerce serves the greater Van Area through its business community and all who work together to ensure that the best interests of the community, coupled with the most ethical standards of work and employment, are held to the highest level. Civic-minded individuals work in a variety of fields, support numerous charitable endeavors, and encourage the development of leadership for future generations.

Photo by Emily McMillan


Thank you!

Van Area Chamber Board

2021 - 2022

President: Patricia (Pat) Valentine

Vice President: Mike Bowers

Secretary/Treasurer: Patience McGuffey

Member at Large: Allison Young

Member at Large: Lupita Bolanos

Member at Large: Michelle Stambaugh

Pageant Representatives: Jeanette Germany, Kasi Dickerson, Candace Myers



  • A-Reliable Locksmith Services

  • Aspire Roofing LLC

  • Air Chandler Heating, Cooling & Duct Cleaning

  • Athens Cleaning & Laundry

  • Austin Bank

  • BH Plumbing

  • Batie Repair/Construction

  • Better Business Bureau - Tyler

  • Bill Hullum, CPA {C

  • Bouquets & Bows

  • Lupita Bolanos

  • Mike Bowers

  • Brookshire's Grocery Company

  • Bumper to Bumper 

  • City of Van 

  • City of Van Police Department 

  • City of Van Volunteer Fire Department 

  • The Clean Brew 

  • Cornerstone Dentistry 

    Dr. Benjamin Bunt, DDS

  • Linda Costner Realty Group 

  • Coupe's Café & Game Room

  • Dairy Queen of Van

  • Dinner Bell

  • Dwayne Wheeler Insurance Agency, Inc.

  • EG Farm Ranch Group

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott

  • Farmhouse Restaurant

  • First Baptist Church

  • Law Offices of Robert M. Fitzgerald

  • The Flower Connection

  • Garland WebDesign

  • Jeanette Germany

  • Grand Saline Veterinary Clinic

  • Hilliard Funeral Home

  • JDM Roofing & Construction LLC

  • JDS Surveying, Inc.

  • Lewis, Jon

  • Kiwanis Club (Van)

  • Legacy Preschool

  • Love & Soul Nutrition & Energy

  • Love's Travel Stops

  • McGuffey, Van & Patience

  • Melton, Janice

  • Mercy Ships

  • Nancy Lou's Doggie Doos

  • New York Life - Monica Dike

  • Raiz Ministry

  • Riley Dirt Services

  • Soulman's Bar-B-Que

  • Michelle Stambaugh

  • Sunshine Friends Preschool

  • Tele's Mexican Restaurant

  • Texas Bank and Trust

  • Texas Cellnet, Inc

  • Texas Rose Horse Park

  • Tunnell Real Estate

  • Tyler Junior College

  • Ultimate Fitness & Tanning

  • Unending Possabilities

  • Valentine, Patricia

  • Valle della Pace Vineyards & Winery

  • Vallejo, Marjorie

  • Van Area Oil & Historical Museum

  • Van Community Church

  • Van Community Library

  • Van Community Ministries
    Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry

  • Van Independent School District

  • Van Mini Warehouses

  • Van United Methodist Church

  • Van Veterinary Clinic

  • Vandal Nation Station

  • Van Zandt Newspapers, LLC

  • Young, Richard & Allison

Download an interactive and printable membership roster with address, phone, and email.

WAYS YOU CAN become a member or contact us


Simply Download and Print an application.  Bring it by the office or by mail . 

Or click on Membership Drive below.  Follow the information and simply scroll to the bottom of the Membership Drive page to the Pay button

In Person

Come on in!

We would love

to meet you.

Office hours are:

Monday, Wednesday &  Thursday

9 am - noon

Over the Phone

We will be happy to

speak with you.

Office hours are:


Wednesday - Thursday

9 am - noon

(Answering machine. Your call will be returned next business day)

By Email

Email is the quickest 

way to contact us since we are not in the office for long periods of time.

We would love to hear from you


Membership Fees




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