WHA has seven separate committees that work together to help influence and advocate for public policy, improved mobility, better infrastructure, and a sustainable quality of life for the greater West Houston region.

Click on the name of each committee to find Committee meeting dates & find notes in the resources/members portal!

Quality Planned Development

Mission Statement: Establish and promote a standard for all development corresponding with that of master-planned communities

Quality Planned Development| An Introduction

Committee Chairman: Rob Bamford Johnson Development Corp.

Vice Chair: Amber Burton Alfred, J.D. – HAR

Regional Mobility

Mission Statement:  Plan and provide early developmental support of major transportation initiatives for the Greater West Houston region

Regional Mobility| An Introduction

Committee Chair:

Jim Webb – The Goodman Corp.


Vice Chair:

William Papadopoulous – Delta Troy

Flood Control, Drainage & Wetlands 

Mission Statement: Facilitate the planning and implementation of regional drainage and flood control projects

Flood Control, Drainage & Wetlands| An Introduction

Committee Chair: Tim Buscha- IDS Engineering Solutions


Vice Chair: Andy Palermo, EHRA Engineering

Water Resources

Mission Statement: Assess the capacity of water supply delivery for the Greater West Houston region

Water Resources| An Introduction

Committee Chair: Jack Miller- R. G. Miller Engineers, Inc.


Vice Chair: Alia Vinson- Allen Boone Humphries Robinson

Parks, Recreation & Open Space

Mission Statement:  Promote the inclusion and effective use of open space with the growth of the Greater West Houston area population and land development

Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces| An Introduction

Committee Chair: Christina Cole—SPH



Vice Chair: Tricia Brasseaux—Howard Hughes Corporation

Sustainable Infrastructure

Mission Statement: Advocate for the use of sustainable infrastructure concepts through the education of members and stakeholders and recognition of projects and practices

Sustainable Infrastructure| An Introduction

Committee Chair: Jim Russ- EHRA Engineering


Vice Chair: Mark Gehringer-The Howard Hughes Corporation 

Education & Workforce Development

Mission Statement: Advocate for policies and partnerships that provide high-quality educational infrastructure and educational opportunities to achieve a prosperous and sustainable business community and workforce in Greater West Houston.

Education & Workforce Committee| An Introduction

Committee Chair: Zach Hodges – Houston Community College

Vice Chair: Jon Polly – RBAP