Coppell Chamber Announces Candidate Forum April 10


The Coppell Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidate Forum on Monday, April 10, 7 pm in the Coppell City Council Chambers, 255 E. Parkway Boulevard.

The Chamber has invited Coppell ISD Board of Trustees and Coppell City Council candidates to the forum.

Candidates running for CISD Place 4 are incumbent Thom Hulme and Ron Hansen, and running for Place 5 are David Caviness and Vara Kuppam.  Place 5 incumbent Amy Dungan is not seeking reelection.

Place 7 is the only city council contested race with incumbent Mark Hill facing Margaret (Maggie) Lucas.  Incumbent city council members running uncontested include: Cliff Long, Place 1; Wes Mays, Place 3; and Nancy Yingling, Place 5.

To learn more about the candidate forum, contact the Coppell Chamber of Commerce at 973-393-5212.




The Coppell Chamber’s Home Expo event will be held Saturday, April 8th from 9 am to noon at the newly opened Life Safety Park, 820 S. Coppell Road.

The public is welcome and admission is free to this event which features area businesses that deal with buying, owning and maintaining a home.  “We will have vendors available to assist with home remodeling, home protection, buying, decorating, yard design and maintenance, heating and air conditioning, pools, windows, insurance, title, roofing, mortgage, carpet/floor cleaning and restoration, flooring and more,” said Gayle Westapher, President of the Chamber. “It will be a wonderful opportunity to learn more about everything from remodeling and sprucing up your home to selling your home,” Westapher noted.

The presenting sponsor for the Home Expo is Ebby Halliday Realtors.  Gold sponsors of the Home Expo sponsor are: ProSource Wholesale Floorcoverings, 1-2-Tree Commercial and Residential Tree Service, Academy Mortgage Corporation the Rich McDowell Team, Toni Bouchard with Team Bouchard Keller Williams DFW Preferred, and Kristi Hopper Designs. Silver sponsors are:  D Granite Construction and Remodeling, Post Oak Title, Republic Title, Protection One Security Solutions, and Christi Greene Homes Keller Williams DFW Preferred.

To learn more about the Chamber’s Home Expo or to register as a vendor, contact Gayle Westapher at or call 973-393-5212.