Leadership

Our leadership is comprised of individuals who have demonstrated a strong commitment to our community. They bring varied business, work, career, and volunteer experiences to our organization. Most importantly, they share a passion for the well-being and success of our community.

Jonathon K. HeffronMember and Treasurer
• Rockport resident since 2012, visitor since 2000
• Retired Banker
• Retired Lawyer
• Vice Chairman Aransas County Republican Party Executive Committee
• Member Aransas County Republican Club
• Former President and Board Member Rockport Country Club
• Former Member Aransas County Appraisal Review Board
• Former Finance Manager City of Piney Point Village, TX
Jack W. WrightAssistant Treasurer and Secretary
• Rockport resident since 1996
• Retired Banker
• Former ACISD Trustee for 19 years
• Former President and Board Member Rockport Country Club
• Former Vice Chairman of Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
• Former Rockport-Fulton Citizen of the Year
• Former Secretary Rotary Club of Rockport
• Former President Rockport Art Association (Rockport Center for the Arts)
• Past Chairman of Art Festival
Brett BohnMember
• Rockport resident since 2006, lifelong Rockport visitor (5th generation)
• Co-Owner Key Allegro Real Estate
• Co-Owner Key Allegro Yacht Club
• Real estate investor, developer, and manager
• Member Aransas County Republican Club
• Director Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation
• Director Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Foundation
• Member and Former Board Chairman Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Lauren BrownMember
• Lifelong resident of Rockport
• Former Manager Aransas County Council on Aging
• Board Member Operation Santa Claus
• Associate Director Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
• Community Activist & Volunteer
Warren HassingerMember
• Rockport resident since 2014
• Retired firefighter/medic, EMS administrator
• Past-president Travis County Emergency Services District #5
• Former City of Rockport Council Member, Ward 3
• Co-owner Rockport Sand n Sea, LLC
• Member Aransas County Republican Club
• President Harbor Oaks Property Owners Association
• President Rockport Cultural Arts District
• Member Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
• Member Aransas County Partnership Economic Development Corporation
• Member Rockport Planning and Zoning Commission
• Member Rockport Zoning Board of Adjustment
Karl HattmanMember
• Rockport resident since 2015
• Founder and owner of Persona Digital Marketing, a Rockport based digital marketing company
• Member and Secretary Aransas County Republican Party Executive Committee
• Member Aransas County Republican Club
• Former Board Vice Chairman Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
• Chairman Rockport-Fulton Seafair Festival
• President Board of Trustees Texas Maritime Museum
• Vice President Key Allegro Men’s Club

Governance

  • A simple majority of the ACVF Members makes all decisions regarding:
    • the solicitation and receipt of all donations
    • all expenditures of the ACVF
    • the endorsement and opposition of candidates
    • the advocacy of various issues and policy positions
  • No endorsed candidate nor elected official is involved in any of the decisions made by the ACVF Members. However, the ACVF Members may consult with endorsed candidates and/or elected officials from time to time.
  • No Member receives any compensation for their service as a member or for providing services to the ACVF. Members are reimbursed for their documented direct out of pocket expenses incurred on behalf of the ACVF.
  • Meetings of the Members are called from time to time by the Treasurer or any other Member. Meetings may be held in person, telephonically, electronically, or by email. A simple majority of the Members shall constitute a quorum for conducting business and making decisions. Business may be conducted and decisions may be made by email.
  • Since the ACVF is not a governmental entity and is not required to conduct public or open meetings, meetings of the ACVF Members shall not be open to the general public nor will any of the records, emails, or other documents generated by the ACVF Members be made available to the general public, except for reports and filings made with the Internal Revenue Service and the Texas Ethics Commission.