Member Posts

President’s Desk: August 2022

Howdy WHA Members!   So far, our Houston heat wave has not let up leading to near drought conditions across the state. If you are avoiding high gas prices, rather than walk to a near by destination, you might want to […]

President’s Desk: July 2022

Howdy WHA Members!   I hope all of you are enjoying your summer and coping with the heat. May 2022 was officially the second hottest ever and June is aiming for the record books. For those of you who enjoy data, […]

Refund Policy

We understand that members must sometimes cancel their event registrations. Unfortunately, due to the nature of our events and vendor agreements, we are unable to offer refunds for any cancellations occurring within 4 calendar days of the event (this includes […]

President’s Desk: June 2022

Howdy WHA Members!   The elections in May were more than just runoffs as some of the cities within the WHA footprint have elected new Mayors. Dusty Thiele in Katy, Erica Gillum in Hempstead, Lori Klein Quinn in Tomball, and Ron […]

Staff Corner: May 2022

Spring is in Full Swing!   Ahhh, Spring is here again! And with the return of these warmer days comes our 2nd Annual Rising Leaders Topgolf Tournament! To compete with last year’s class, these cohorts SOLD OUT the teams’ portion of […]

President’s Desk: May 2022

Howdy WHA Members!   I am pleased to report that we recently completed two successful collaborations with Rice University’s Social Science Consulting Practicum. The first project, presented to WHA members on April 27th, further explored what makes an area “cool” or […]

President’s Desk: April 2022

Howdy WHA Members!  The Texas primaries are behind us, but the election cycle is still going strong. You can read more about the results from the Texas Tribune. Two particularly interesting races for West Houston include the Republican primary runoff between Shelley […]

Staff Corner: March 2022

WHA Rising Leaders 2022 – Resiliency   Last year, I wrote about leadership in a year characterized by unprecedented times. And while we are ever hopeful that the pandemic is on the decline, we are nevertheless facing a new set of […]

President’s Desk: March 2022

Howdy WHA Members!  It’s rodeo season!  Though you might not have thought it given the February weather. In addition to some wicked weather, last month brought us decreasing COVID numbers but increasing crime numbers. Mayor Turner held a press conference about the […]

President’s Desk: February 2022

Howdy WHA Members!  Lots of changes have happened in Harris County executive staff positions. Commissioner’s Court appointed Dr. Tina Peterson, previously the Deputy General Manager of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District, as the new Executive Director for HCFCD and Dr. Milton Rahman, previously […]