The District is governed by a Board of Directors who serve staggered terms of four years. Directors are appointed by Houston City Council from a list of persons recommended by the District to serve on its Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors of the East End District is composed of East End business owners and residents. The Directors are active participants in the planning and implementation of all District programs and projects. The District Board meets monthly on the fourth Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at the District offices at 3211 Harrisburg, and Directors also serve on a variety of committees that help structure the District’s work and provide guidance to the staff.
Joe Meppelink, METALAB Architecture, Board Chair
Taryn Sims, Wulfe Management Services, Inc., Secretary
Blanca Blanco, IBC Investment Services, Financial Consultant; Resident; Assistant Secretary
Stephen Quezada, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, Stewart, P.C.; Resident; Treasurer
Lani Baker, Central City Industrial Park LLC
Elliot Barner, Radcliffe Bobbitt Adams Polley PLLC; Resident
Anna Deans, Midway
Susan Sahwani-Garcia, Chocolate Wasted; Resident
Domenic Laurenzo, El Tiempo Cantina
Devin Licata, TPC Real Estate
William McConnell, KMTEX LLC
Marjorie Peña, BakerRipley
Jose Valdez, Frost Bank