The complete membership of the Lubbock Economic Recovery Taskforce has been released by the City of Lubbock.

“The Lubbock Economic Recovery Taskforce is a diverse and experienced group of community and business leaders who all understand the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on our city,” said Mayor Dan Pope. “Their recommendations to help the local economy will preserve both lives and livelihoods.”

The taskforce's main duties are to come up with the planning for businesses to re-open in Lubbock, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

A website has been set up for the taskforce at:

Mayor Pope announced, last Thursday, that the Lubbock Economic Recovery Taskforce would be co-chaired by Robert Taylor, CEO of United Supermarkets, and Councilman Steve Massengale.


Membership of the Lubbock Economic Recovery Taskforce (LERT):

  • Robert Taylor - Co-chair - CEO United Supermarkets
  • Councilman Steve Massengale - Co-chair
  • Chris Berry - River Smith's
  • Keith Bryant - Lubbock-Cooper ISD Superintendent
  • Kendra Burris - TTU System Office of the Chancellor
  • Chris Chambers - Chambers Engineering
  • Victor Flores - TriUnited Auto
  • Mark Funderburk - University Medical Center
  • Mark Griffin - Griffin Companies
  • Dr. Joshua Hill - Covenant Health
  • Councilwoman Latrelle Joy
  • Dave Marcinkowski - Madera Residential
  • Dr. Michelle McCord - Frenship ISD Superintendent
  • Barry Orr - First Bank & Trust
  • Richard Parks - Covenant Health
  • Henry Patel - Taj Hospitality
  • Dr. Kathy Rollo - Lubbock ISD Superintendent
  • Lawrence Schovanec - TTU President
  • Gabe Vitela - One Guy from Italy Restaurant
  • Bishop Bill Watson - Church of God in Christ
  • Jordan Wheatley - 806 Land Group
  • Brad Wyatt - Cardinal’s Sports Center

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