PLANO, TX - January 28, 2022 – Plano Mayor John B. Muns will present his first State of the City address since his election in conjunction with the Plano Chamber Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for Thursday, February 3. Presented as a joint effort between the Plano Chamber of Commerce, City of Plano, and Plano Independent School District, this virtual event is an example of the collaborative relationships that strengthen our community.
Since taking office in May 2021, Mayor John Muns has been a fixture throughout the City of Excellence during his first year as Plano’s 40th mayor. Muns will share highlights from his first year in office during an informative and inspiring State of the City address, which will touch on topics including updates on city services and major development projects, as well as the City of Plano’s Comprehensive Plan.
“We are excited for this year’s State of the City address. Although we have collectively been through a challenging two years, our community is strong and our future is bright in the City of Excellence,” said Mayor Muns.
In addition to the State of the City, the event will feature remarks from Plano Independent School District and updates on the local business community and Chamber operations and programming from Plano Chamber of Commerce leadership.
Outgoing Chair of the Board, Steve McSwain with ARTA Travel, will highlight the Chamber’s progress and accomplishments from the previous year. McSwain joined the Plano Chamber Board of Directors in 2015 and previously served as Chair-Elect of the Board.
McSwain will pass the gavel to Incoming Chair of the Board, Emily Zoog with Veritex Community Bank, officially marking the beginning of her year at the helm of the Plano Chamber Board of Directors.
“I appreciate everyone in the Plano Chamber community who have impacted and supported me up to this point, including Past Chair Steve McSwain, who did an incredible job leading our Chamber Board through the pandemic in 2021,” stated Zoog.
As her first act in office, Zoog will share with the audience a preview of what’s to come for the Plano Chamber in the coming year and introduce the Chamber’s newest board members.
“I look forward to new things to come in 2022, including the newly formed Plano Works Leadership Foundation, the celebration of the Women’s Division’s 50th Anniversary, and so much more,” said Zoog. “As Board Chair, I promise the Chamber members, staff, and Board that I will work hard to make 2022 the best year ever.”
Toyota North America is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2022 Plano Chamber Annual Meeting and State of the City. For additional details or to register, please visit www.planochamber.org.
About the Plano Chamber of Commerce: Established in 1946, the Plano Chamber represents over 800 businesses and community organizations in Plano and the surrounding area. Accredited as a 5-Star Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and awarded 2018 Chamber of the Year, the Plano Chamber of Commerce is committed to maximizing business development and economic growth of the community through advocacy, education, innovation, and collaboration.