Join the Texas Rental Association today!


Rental Store Operators:

As a rental store operator, you look for way to make your business better - more efficient, more attractive to customers and more profitable. One of the easiest ways to do this is to become a member of the Texas Rental Association. TRA membership is a benefit of your American Rental Association general membership. Learn more and join today!

The American Rental Association and Texas Rental Association work together to offer you the most complete rental industry information and support. TRA membership provides grassroots access to ARA's key cornerstones for success:

  • Networking
  • Innovation
  • Advocacy
  • Business Resources

Click here to become an ARA General Member


Manufacturer or Supplier

We hope your company will connect with the members at one of the many state chapter meetings or social events. A list of activities is available via ARA's Calendar of Events. If you are interested in receiving the marketing emails from a state chapter outside of your headquarters location, please email the state name to We will tag your record appropriately. Also, please forward this message to your colleagues who also may be interested in receiving state-specific announcements. 

Membership with our state chapters provides you, and others from your company, the opportunity to 

· meet rental store professionals at member meetings/events 

· hold a chapter board position to help direct state activities  

· host meetings   

· sponsor an event and/or provide door prizes  


Click here to become an ARA Associate Member


About Us

The TRA provides an invaluable level of local support by keeping you informed of important state legislative and regulatory issues, providing local educational opportunities and organizing networking events that allow you to tap into the industry knowledge and experience of your peers.

There are seven TRA Areas, each having representation on the TRA Board of Directors. The contact information for the full TRA Board of Directors, including each Area director, is shown below.

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Angela Nussel, CERP (2020-2021)
Premiere Events
11810 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78748-2718
Fax: 512-292-4066
Dillon Hughes (2020-2021)
Vice President
Only 1 Rentals LLC
9782 S Business 6
Navasota, TX 77868-7416
Keith Kitchens, CERP (2020-2021)
Secretary & Treasurer
Tomball Rental Center
27219 Tomball Pkwy (Business 249)
Tomball, TX 77375-6510
Fax: 281-255-2316
Frederick Dupy (2020-2021)
Immediate Past President
American Party Rental
8717 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757-7007
Fax: 512-837-7699
Jonathan Darby (2020-2023)
Director Area 1
Great Plains Equipment Rental LLC
802 E 34th St
Lubbock, TX 79404-2224
Matt Cosby (2020-2022)
Director Area 2
Peerless Events and Tents
7801 N Lamar Blvd Ste A126
Austin, TX 78744-3669
DeMita Torrans (2020-2023)
Director Area 3
Dot's Rentals & Sales
814 N Robison Rd
Texarkana, TX 75501-6306
Fax: 903-831-4782
Gary Jones, Jr. (2019-2021)
Director Area 4
North Main Tool Rental
3901 N Main St
Houston, TX 77009
Fax: 713-862-9994
Arlis Jones, CERP (2019-2021)
Director Area 5
Red Hat Rentals
341 Interstate 45 W
Fairfield, TX 75840-2431
Fax: 903-389-9425
Lynda King (2020-2021)
Director Area 6
King's Events & Tents
106 Cozzi Cir
Victoria, TX 77901-2629
Fax: 361-573-9473
Stephanie Alberti (2020-2021)
Director Area 7
United Rentals
6841 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78409-1703
Fax: 361-241-1711
Kent Flanagan (2020-2023)
Flanagan's Outdoor Power
5209 Texoma Pkwy
Sherman, TX 75090-2113
Fax: 903-771-2865
Brandon Marrs (2019-2022)
Top Gunn Equipment Rentals Inc.
7920 Anderson Sq
Austin, TX 78757-8419
Fax: 512-442-4579
Jeff Glenn (2019-2021)
Associate Member Director-at-Large
Big Eight Supply and Tool, LP
10440 Brockwood Rd
Dallas, TX 75238-1640
Fax: 972-792-8182
Kimmie Dunlay (2021-2022)
Associate Member Director-at-Large
G.E.T. Enterprises
7401 Security Way Ste 200
Houston, TX 77040-1148



The continued success of the equipment and event rental industry depends on the future managers, employees, and manufacturers. TRA is proud to offer scholarships for continuing education every year.

Click here learn more about scholarship opportunities