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Thank you to Robert Eckels (Class XIII), with Texas Central High-Speed Railway, LLC, and David Colling, with Tubular Rail Inc., for joining us at the April ALF Second Friday Breakfast and for their willingness to share their perspectives on the possibilities of high speed transportation between Houston and Dallas with the ALF community. 

Note:  The Texas Central High-Speed Railway, LLC and Tubular Rail Inc. are two separate projects.


Join us at the 2015 Joseph Jaworski Leadership Award Dinner

Joseph Jaworski Leadership Award--Honoring Arthur and Philamena Baird

Public Service Award, sponsored by Chevron--Honoring The Fraga Family

Click here:  Sponsorship opportunities and tickets now available.

Click below to watch the new video:

The Impact of ALF

showcasing the story of ALF’s personal and community impact in the words of several Houston Senior Fellows

ALF's Value

ALF invites leaders to a yearlong Fellows Program in which they can engage in dialogue, differ, and build relationships.

ALF strengthens Fellows’ capacity to address public issues collaboratively.

ALF builds a strong leadership network to work for positive change in our community.

Senior Fellows from the Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter

  • Manuel Marini
    Telemundo KTMD TV 47
    Class XII
  • Kimberly Johnston
    VP Tax
    CenterPoint Energy
    Class XXXV
  • William Taylor
    President & CEO
    The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston
    Class XXIX
  • Albert Myres
    A Myres and Associates
    Class XXV
  • Ronald Martin
    Texas Managing Partner
    Class XXX
  • Carol Shattuck
    President and CEO
    Collaborative for Children
    Class XXIII
  • Susan Fordice
    President and CEO
    Mental Health America of Greater Houston
    Medical Community Class 5
  • Gregory Jones
    Law Office of Gregory N. Jones
    Class XXVIII
  • Annise Parker
    City of Houston
    Class XVII
  • Kirk Hamilton
    Texas A&M University
    Class XII
  • Alfred Bennett
    Harris County 61st Civil Court
    Class XXXIII
  • Bonnie Hellums
    Retired - Judge - 247th Family District Court
    Harris County/State of Texas
    Class XVIII
  • Emilie Farenthold
    Attorney and Public Health Professional
    Criminal Justice 2
  • Cheryl McCallum
    Director of Education
    Children's Museum of Houston
    Education Class 4
  • Janice Hale-Harris
    Senior Learning and Leadership Development
    Waste Management
    Class XXXII
  • Tina Peterman
    Senior Vice President
    Class XXXVI
  • Lester King
    Sustainability Fellow
    Rice University
    Class XXXV
  • John Burruss
    Metrocare Services
    Class XXV
  • George Yang
    CEO & Chairman
    Asia Chemical Corp.
    Class XIV
  • Sarah Peterson
    EVP, Chief Marketing Officer
    Cadence Bancorp
    Class XXIII
  • Paul Morales
    Deputy Director, Management Operations
    Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Correctional Institutions Division
    Criminal Justice 4
  • Jodie Jiles
    Director of Business Development
    Class IX
  • Xavier Pena
    Vice President of Finance and General Counsel
    Houston Endowment Inc.
    Class XXXI
  • Deborah Gibson
    Executive Vice President
    Amegy Bank of Houston
    Class XXVII
  • Armando Alaniz
    Class XVIII
  • Zinetta Burney
    Justice of the Peace, Pct 7-2
    Class XIV
  • Vicki LaRue
    Camp For All
    Class XX
  • Anne Olson
    Buffalo Bayou Partnership
    Class XXII
  • Vernus Swisher
    Chief Executive Officer
    Career & Recovery Resources, Inc.
    Class XV
  • Marie Moreno
    Las Americas Newcomer School
    Education Class 3
  • Victor Samuels
    Victory Packaging Inc.
    Class X
  • Betsy Schwartz
    VP of Public Education & Special Initiatives
    Nat'l Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
    Class XIII
  • Elizabeth Ghrist
    Liz Ghrist & Associates, Inc.
    Class V
  • Robert Miller
    Locke Lord LLP
    Class XVI
  • Claudette Edwards
    Founder/ CEO
    Criminal Justice 1
  • Shaul Osadchey
    Calgary Beth Tzedec Congregation
    Class VIII
  • Lisa Malosky
    Lisa Malosky Productions
    Class XXV
  • Maxie Patterson
    Executive Director
    Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems
    Class XXII
  • Willie Alexander
    W.J. Alexander & Associates, P.C.
    Class XIX
  • John Wilson
    John E. Wilson & Associates, LLC
    Education Class 2
  • J. Downey Bridgwater
    President, Houston Market
    Comerica Bank
    Class XIX
  • Michael Cordua
    Owner & Executive Chef
    Cordua Restaurants
    Class XXIII
  • Donna Cole
    President & CEO
    Cole Chemical & Distributing Inc.
    Class XXV
  • Vince Ryan
    Harris County Attorney
    Harris County, Texas
    Class IX

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