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.


William McConnell, Eco-Services-Chair

Craig Rohden, Space City Credit Union; Resident-Vice Chair

Taryn Sims, Gulfgate Partners-Secretary

Joe Meppelink, Metalab, Assistant Secretary

Rodrigo Tejeda, L K Industries-Treasurer

Blanca Blanco, Cetera Financial Planning; Resident

Erin Dyer, Lovett Commercial

Domenic Laurenzo, El Tiempo Cantina

Marjorie Peña, BakerRipley

Stephen Quezada, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, Stewart, P.C.; Resident

Susan Sahwani-Garcia, Chocolate Wasted; Resident

Ann Taylor, Midway Companies

Jose Valdez, Frost Bank

Dr. John Jacob, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Resident

Devin Licata, TPC Real Estate