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.


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

Elliot Barner, Radcliffe Adams Barner PLLC; Resident; Vice Chair

Blanca Blanco, IBC Investment Services, Financial Consultant; Resident; Secretary

Taryn Sims, Wulfe Management Services, Inc., Assistant Secretary

Joe Meppelink, METALAB Architecture, Assistant Treasurer

Lani Baker, Central City Industrial Park LLC

Chude Chike-Obi, LyondellBasell

Victoria Macalino, Quiddity Engineering; Resident

Anna Deans, Midway

Roy Lira, MODEC International, Inc.; Resident

Erik Ibarra, ORDRS; Resident

Marjorie Peña, BakerRipley

Josue Perez, Vinyl Floors Houston; Resident

Jose Valdez, Frost Bank