Rovin' Texans Chapter of Good Sams International was
chartered on September 22, 1979. Assistant State Director John H.
Arnold led the organizational meeting. The first meeting, held at
Manvel Recreation Room, had five couples in attendance. They
were: Ralph and Doris Clark, Gib and Peggy Day, Chuck and Nell
Holcomb, Harry and Barbara Robbins and Donald and Mary Lou Johnson.|
The group voted to consider anyone who became members before the October campout as "Charter members." There were fourteen couples signed up. Besides the couples named above the list included: Clyde and Rose Miller, Edward and Lillian Wilson, William and Edith Fiala, Bobby and Rae Eades, R.T. and Deane Haydock, Eugene and Jeanne Moyers, Eugene and Shirley Williams, J.C. and Thelma Steiger and Lawrence W. Troyer.
Officers were elected to serve out the remainder of that year. They were:
President: Ralph Clark
Vice President: Peggy Day
Secretary - Treasurer: Mary Lou Johnson
Wagonmaster: Chuck Holcomb
|On October 26-27, 1979, Rovin' Texans attended the "Gulf Coast Samboree" at Coushatte Recreation Ranch.|
|A meeting was held on December 11, 1979 at San Jacinto College. It was voted that the jackets would be beige or tan and the emblem was presented and accepted.|
|At the 2009 Spring Samboree, the Rovin' Texans were awarded an anniversary certificate for 30 years of participation.|
|At the 2014 Spring Samboree, the Rovin' Texans were awarded an anniversary certificate for 35 years of participation.|