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.

The following members hold positions on the TRA Board of Directors.


Keith Kitchens, CERP (2022-2023)
Tomball Rental Center
27219 Tomball Pkwy (Business 249)
Tomball, TX 77375-6510
Fax: 281-255-2316
Gary Jones, Jr. (2022-2023)
Vice President
North Main Tool Rental
3901 N Main St
Houston, TX 77009
Fax: 713-862-9994
Stephanie Ybarra-Alberti (2022-2023)
United Rentals
6841 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78409-1703
Fax: 361-241-1711
Amanda Jones, CERP (2022-2023)
Tyler Tents and Events
5515 State Hwy 31 W
Tyler, TX 75709-9731
Dillon Hughes (2022-2023)
Immediate Past President
Only 1 Rentals LLC
9782 S Business 6
Navasota, TX 77868-7416
Brandon Marrs (2022-2023)
Board Member
Top Gunn Equipment Rentals Inc.
7920 Anderson Sq
Austin, TX 78757-8419
Fax: 512-442-4579
DeMita Torrans (2020-2023)
Board Member
Dot's Rentals & Sales
814 N Robison Rd
Texarkana, TX 75501-6306
Fax: 903-831-4782
Kent Flanagan (2020-2023)
Board Member
Flanagan's Outdoor Power
5209 Texoma Pkwy
Sherman, TX 75090-2113
Fax: 903-771-2865
Alan Richison (2021-2024)
Board Member
Galveston Rentals Inc.
8435 Stewart Road
Galveston, TX 77554
Fax: 409-740-1005
Kalli Fowler (2022-2024)
Board Member
Kaige Equipment, LLC
1401 W I-20
Odessa, TX 79766
Matt Cosby (2022-2024)
Board Member
Peerless Events and Tents
7801 N Lamar Blvd Ste A126
Austin, TX 78744-3669
Bradley Jeter (2021-2023)
Associate Member Director
Walsh-Jeter & Associates
8765 Spring Cypress Rd Ste L
Spring, TX 77379-3195
Fax: 281-225-8574
Associate Member Director



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