Standing Committees

  • Community Revitalization and Development Committee

    This committee addresses the program areas of Community Development and Revitalization, recommending actions to the Executive Committee regarding, but not limited to, program dollars, legislation, regulation, administration at federal, state, and local levels, and the effective representation of the membership’s interest. This committee meets at least twice per year, at the annual meeting and at the winter conference. Other meetings may be called as deemed necessary by the V.P. A written report from the V.P. of this committee shall be presented at all Board Meetings. This committee establishes training topics and confirms trainers for the Annual Conference and Winter Workshop for the CR&D track. These tracks must be developed at least two months prior to the respective conference. The CR&D Committee will be responsible for confirming moderators for the CR&D training tracks at the Annual and Winter Conferences.

    Community Revitalization and Development Committee Members:

    Gene Reed (Vice President) Abilene Housing Authority

    Robin Walls, Houston Housing Authority

    Naomi Byrne, Stinger Consulting LLC

    Peter Clark, Houston Housing Authority

    Deborah Sherrill, Corpus Christi Housing Authority

    Patrick Howard, Travis County Housing Authority

    Timothy E. Alcott, San Antonio Housing Authority

  • Housing:

    This committee addresses the program areas of Public Housing and Section 8, recommends actions to the Executive Committee regarding, but not limited to, program dollars, legislation, regulations, administration at federal, state and local levels, and the effective representation of the membership’s interest. This committee meets at least twice per year, at the annual meeting and at the Winter Workshop. Other meetings may be called as deemed necessary by the V.P. A written report from the V.P. of this committee shall be presented at all Board Meetings. This committee shall be responsible for establishing training topics and confirming trainers for the Annual Conference and the Winter Workshop for the Public Housing and Section 8 tracks. These tracks shall be developed at least two months prior to the respective conference. The Housing Committee will be responsible for confirming moderators for the Public Housing and Section 8 training tracks at the Annual Conference and Winter Workshop.

    Housing Committee Members:

    Lisa Garcia, (Vice President) Austin Housing Authority

    Brian Gage, (Vice Chair) Houston Housing Authority

    Wayne Pollard, Tarrant County Housing Authority

    Daisy Flores, Cameron County Housing Authority

    Sandra Soucie, Quadel

    Patrick Howard, Travis County Housing Authority

    Mae Lewis, Ark-Tex Council of Government

    Rodolfo “Rudy” Ramirez, Edinburg Housing Authority

    Earnest Burke, Plano Housing Authority

    Cynthia de Luna, Del Rio Housing Authority

    Barbara Bozon, Central Texas Housing Consortium

    Ebby Green, Taylor Housing Authority

    Nellie Rios, Corpus Christi Housing Authority

    Nona Eath, Housing Authority of the City of Orange

    Riza Nolasco, Fort Worth Housing Solutions

    Brook Etie, Dallas Housing Authority

    Benjamin A. Davis, Texas City Housing Authority

    Minutes of October 17 2017

    Minutes of April 9, 2018

    2018 Conferences/Meetings

  • Member Services:

    This committee serves the general and special interests of the members which cut across program and professional lines; represents the interest of special interests groups within the membership, works to coordinate supportive products and services rendered by the Association such as conferences and conventions, workshops and seminars, publication, representation and such related matters. This committee must meet at least twice per year, at the annual meeting and at the winter conference. Other meetings may be called as deemed necessary by the V.P. A written report from the V.P. of this committee shall be presented at all Board Meetings. This committee shall have a Member Services Booth set up and have committee persons assigned to work the booth throughout each conference to promote membership in Texas NAHRO. Any promotional items, such as shirts, caps, etc., will be sold at the Member Services Booth. The Member Services Committee determines promotional items that the chapter will sell, within budget guidelines, ordering these items and keeping proper inventory control. This committee solicits new members and assists with the membership drive each year. In addition, this committee is responsible for reviewing membership fees and making recommendations for change to the Executive Board as appropriate.

    Member Services Committee Members:

    Karen Baker Reynolds, (Vice President) Bangs Housing Authority

    Billie Shelburn, (Vice Chair) Burnett Housing Authority

    Hope Ortiz, Cuero Housing Authority

    Paula Blaton, Santa Anna Housing Authority

    Beverly Banks, Munday Housing Authority

    Barbara Menzel Gardner, DeLeon Housing Authority

    Betty Brewer, Breckenridge Housing Authority

    Mike Reynolds, Bangs Housing Authority

    Milet Hopping, Waco Housing Authority

    Donna Dixon, Houston Housing Authority

    Nikki Brennan, Georgetown Housing Authority

    Annie Botsford, Waco Housing Authority

    Edmond Francis, Custom Computers

    Sherri McDade, Denton Housing Authority

    Minutes of October 17, 2017

     

  • Professional Development:

    This committee focuses on the general and specific areas of career identification, training and education, certification and credentialing, and the professionalization of the members engaged in such job opportunities. This committee meets at least twice per year, at the annual meeting and at the Winter Worksho. Other meetings shall be called as deemed necessary by the V.P. A written report from the V.P. of this committee shall be presented at all Board Meetings. This committee establishes training topics and confirms professional trainers for the two Administrative Trainings scheduled each year, usually in January and August, and the Maintenance Seminar scheduled in June of each year. In order to allow for timely mailing of registration packets, training topics shall be developed by this committee at least 90 days prior to the training date(s). In addition, this committee develops topics and confirms trainers for the Professional Development / General Interest Track at the Annual Conference and Winter Workshop. These tracks shall be developed at least two months prior to the respective conference. The Professional Development Committee will be responsible for confirming moderators for the Professional Development / General Interest training track at the Annual Conference and Winter Workshop.

    Professional Development Committee Members:

    Robin Walls, (Vice President) Houston Housing Authority

    Yvette Nieto, (Vice Chairmen) San Benito Housing Authority

    Johnann Bradley, Childress Housing Authority

    Cynthia de Luna, Del Rio Housing Authority

    Hilda Benavides, Harlingen Housing Authority

    Katie Anderson, CTCOG

  • Commissioners Committee:

    This committee works to broaden the constituency and support programs to expand the skills of commissioners to effectively fulfill their responsibilities.

    This committee meets a least twice per year, at the annual meeting and at the winter conference. Other meetings may be called as deemed necessary by the V.P. A written report from the V.P of this committee shall be presented at all Board Meetings. This committee develops the training topics and identifies trainers for Commissioners training track at the Annual and Winter Conferences. These tracks shall be developed at least two months prior to the respective conferences. The Commissioner Committee will be responsible for confirming moderators for the Commissioners track at the Annual and Winter Conferences.

    Commissioners Committee Members:

    Gary Allsup (Vice President) Corpus Christi Housing Authority

    Sheryl English, (Vice Chair) Denton Housing Authority

    JB Garcia, Gregory Housing Authority

    Terri Attaway, Fort Worth Housing Solutions

    Henry Lopez, Corpus Christi Housing Authority