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, Chairman
William McConnell, KMTEX LLC
Taryn Sims, Gulfgate Partners, Secretary
Bryson Grover, Midway
Blanca Blanco, LPL Financial/IBC Bank, Financial Consultant; 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
Jose Valdez, Frost Bank
Devin Licata, TPC Real Estate
Elliot Barner, Radcliffe Bobbitt Adams Polley PLLC; Resident