2020 Fallfest Committee Members

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JEANIE MARTEN

Fallfest Chair

Jeanie has been very involved in Sachse's community and the Sachse Chamber of Commerce.  She has been married to  David Marten, since 1996 and they have two very active teen boys, Ian and Sean. Together they are very involved in Boy Scouts and the Sachse Chamber of Commerce.  Jeanie also serves on the Sachse Planning & Zoning and the Garland ISD Education Foundation. She brings levity to this group and tends to "swing big"!

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TEDDY KINZER

Sachse Chamber Board Chairman

Not only is Teddy involved in the Sachse Chamber, Planning and Zoning, Historical Society, Rotary and tons more, he is very willing to step in wherever help is needed. Fallfest committee is happy to have Teddy join us in making this years Fallfest the best ever.  His leadership, guidance and navigation through many of the challenges COVID-19 Pandemic has brought is much appreciated.  Teddy is married to Shaunine Kinzer and together they have two grown children and one grand daughter that keeps them busy. 

CULLEN KING

Logistics, Food Drive, Decorating Contest Committee

Cullen King, aka Councilman King has been a Fallfest committee member for decades and brings his gift for logistics and planning to Fallfest.  He is the proud father of 3, foster father of dozens and devoted husband to Donna.  They have lived in Sachse since 2002 and he dedicates tons of time to the City of Sachse.  His cool and thoughtful yet still fun loving demeanor balances out some of the other crazee personalities of the committee.

SHAUNINE KINZER

Publicity Chair

Shaunine is the publicity piece to Fallfest.  She did such a wonderful job last year, we knew we couldn't do it again without her.  Shaunine is the brain behind www.sachsefallfest.com.  She brings a whole new level of excitement, creativity and growth to this event.  Shaunine is married to Teddy Kinzer and together they are dedicated to their family, friends and love living in Sachse.

MIGNON MORSE

Food Drive & Walk-a-thon Co-Chair

Mignon is the proud owner of Sadie's Sitting Service where she is your pups best friend while you travel.  She is a passionate caretaker of your furry loved ones in addition to her own sweet mother.  She's an active Sachse Chamber Ambassador, on the Board of Directors and volunteers at 5 Loaves Food Pantry.

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AMY TURNER

Volunteer Coordination Chair

Amy is the face of Advantage Storage in Sachse and our volunteer coordinator, aka cat herder. She has worked for several years to organize the middle school, high school and adult volunteers that make this magic happen.  She always has a smile on her face and is ready to roll up her sleeves.

Marty Kogel

Vendor Chair

Marty is the chair of our vendors. This man has no fear of the phone and will dial it up to make it happen.  He is married to wife of 28 years, Lara and has a daughter, Julie and son, Tanner. He is an Edward Jones Financial Advisor in Wylie on the corner of 544 & Hwy 78.  He has grown this part of the festival with a smile on his face and a helping hand outstretched.

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BARRY YOUNG

Jack of All Trades

Barry is the past chairman of the Sachse Chamber of Commerce and continues to step in where needed.  He is committed in helping us grow the chamber, spending time with Rotary and managing his normal job while being a wonderful, father, husband and grandfather.  He is tireless and the epitome of grace under fire.

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JENNI KNUTSON

Walk-To-End-Alz Chair

Jenni is the Executive Director of Ariel Pointe Senior Living in Sachse.  She is a volunteer, advocate and speaker for the Alzheimer's Association and to say she is passionate about memory care is an understatement.  She also serves on the Sachse Chamber Board of Directors and Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

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JOANN DODSON

Pet Photo Contest Chair

JoAnn joined Sachse Fallfest committee last year and rocked the pet photo contest and parade.  She is the Resort Manager for PetSuites of America, LLC at the Murphy location.  She can't wait to host, sponsor and take the Pet Photo Contest to the next level.  She is excited to announce that half of the proceeds raised will go directly to the Sachse Animal Shelter!

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NANCY RUNGE

Interim Sachse Chamber Executive and the hub to our Fallfest wheel!!

Nancy is one hard working Boomer Sooner!!  She's a fan and you know it but this lady works circles around most people.  She is working hard to keep all of our Chamber plates spinning.

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BOBBY TILLMAN

Sachse Family Bingo Chair

Bobby Tillman is the owner of Special Webs and provides a multitude of website services.  He has also been a proud Sachse Fallfest Committee member and leader for literally decades.  He is always willing to pitch in and Bingo is a prime example of that.  Get ready for some family fun which is truly his specialty.  He's been married for 50 years to his beautiful wife and raised their family in the Sachse community.

MIKE & LYNN MAKARA

Drive -in Movie Night Chair

[Details coming soon]

JOSH YOUNG

Car Show Parade Co-Chair

Josh Young, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones has been a Chamber Member and Ambassador for nearly 9 years now.  He is the Chair of our 2020 COVID Parade, as well as assisting with many of the other events this year. His passion for classic cars dates back to his late grandfather's 1955 Chevy Bel-Air hot-rod. Some health issues sidelined him for a while, but he is back in action and ready to assist wherever, and however necessary. Josh has been with Edward Jones for over 6 years, and enjoys partnering with individuals, small businesses, and other members of the community to plan and partner with them to define and reach their long-term goals. He is a problem solver, and loves a challenge. He has been married to his wife Crystal for nearly 10 years. They have a beautiful, smart, and stubborn 3 year old daughter as well as 2 rescue dogs. One loves everyone, and the other only loves Josh.

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BRITT HAMMOND

Car Show Parade Co-Chair

Britt is all about the community, BBQ and the country music. He is the managing partner and catering director for Community BBQ, is a director on the board for the Sachse Chamber and is an incredible presence in the Sachse community.  He is chairing the Car Show Parade and assisting in alomost every event we have running.  

MACARIE KOHLER

Sachse Fallfestiest Decorating Chair

Macarie is a local insurance broker who was born & raised in Sachse, TX.  After graduating from Texas A&M in 2017, she began to establish her network & business in the Dallas area.  While gaining experience in her industry, she has become an involved member in the Sachse Chamber of Commerce to not only expand her business, but to give back to her community & make her mark in her hometown.

SHANE SCHUBERT

E-Games Chair

Shane is the owner of Masterpiece Roofing and the leader of our e-fun and games. He is a longtime resident of Sachse with his wife Claudia and two boys, Tanner and Toby (both at Sachse High).  You will see them at the baseball fields are flying high on the weekend with the boys.

JESSICA BOWMAN

Car Wash Chair

Jessica has been in the solar industry for almost 3 years.  She is a mother of four and recently became a grandmother.  Jessica has served as PTA board member for eight years and has been a cheer coach for three.  She is passionate about lifting weights and working out.  Loves her family, hubby of 24 years, and loves to volunteer.

GAVEN EDMONDS

Graphic Designer

Gaven is the marketing director for Jeanie Marten Real Estate and is sharing his talents with the Fallfest Committee.  He is born and raised in the Sachse area and is always willing to volunteer for Sachse Chamber events.

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