SEDC

When it comes to southern coastal living, nothing beats Seabrook, Texas! Located 30 minutes south of downtown Houston, residents and visitors alike treasure this vibrant community for its resort-style experiences along Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. Seabrook’s relaxed lifestyle, business-friendly climate and affordable waterfront property make it one of the country’s most attractive areas for commercial development.


The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is about enhancing and expanding the local tax base with quality, sustainable businesses and amenities consistent with the community’s vision. The Seabrook EDC was launched in 1992 and spent the first several years delivering quality of life improvements to Seabrook residents and boosting tourism. In 2006, the Seabrook EDC shifted gears and adopted a more traditional economic development organizational focus that embraces development projects.

Vision Statement

Seabrook is a sustainable, energetic and beautiful coastal community that embraces environmental stewardship, fosters safe neighborhoods and promotes tourism and economic diversity.

Mission Statement

The City of Seabrook is responsive, innovative and fiscally sound in delivering services that preserve, protect and enhance quality of life.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Current Board of Directors

Position Name Term Expiration
President Paul Dunphey
May 2020
Vice President
Terry Chapman
May 2020
Secretary Ernie Davis
May 2020
Treasurer Gary Bell
May 2020
Board Member
Kevin Freguson
May 2020
Mayor Thom Kolupski
May 2021
Council Representative
Jeff Larson June 2022

Seabrook EDC Support Staff

Position Name Email
Economic Development Director
Paul Chavez
Email Paul
Marketing Manager
LeaAnn Dearman
Email LeaAnn
Administrative Pat Patel
Email Pat