Staff

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Boggs
Director of Programming and Operations
West Houston Association
820 Gessner, Suite 1310 | Houston, TX 77024

BIO

Jennifer Boggs, J.D., worked for Whole Foods and Amazon in Austin. She brings years of experience in non-profit development; she has knowledge of events, policy, and business.

 

 

 

 

Lawanda Maxwell
Communications and Outreach Manager
West Houston Association
820 Gessner, Suite 1310 | Houston, TX 77024

713.461-9378

lawanda@westhouston.org

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BIO

Lawanda Maxwell, MBA is a resourceful marketing and communications professional with over 9 years of experience. She earned her Master’s in Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University and studied Communications and Psychology in her undergraduate years. Lawanda is also an educator with a passion for community-based initiatives, recently awarded an Adjunct Excellence Award for her contributions at Lone Star College. She has successfully led campaigns for a variety of causes, to include: Hurricane Harvey, Breast Cancer, and Veteran Assistance.

 

 

 

 

Alan Steinberg
President/CEO
West Houston Association
820 Gessner, Suite 1310 | Houston, TX 77024

202-290-9348 Cell

alan@westhouston.org

BIO

Alan Steinberg, Ph.D. is a passionate civic leader with the desire to improve the Houston community through education, advocacy and civic action by connecting people who can turn challenges into opportunities. Alan is an accomplished administrator, educator, facilitator, mentor, researcher, and volunteer. Before coming to the West Houston Association, he served as Associate Director of Houston Programs and Partnerships within Rice University’s Center for Civic Leadership where he led the Houston Action Research Teams and coordinated assessment activities. Previously he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX and as the Director of Central Operations and Senior Fellow with the Center for Advanced Defense Studies in Washington, D.C.

Alan is very involved with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, currently serving on eight committees including as Vice Chairman of both the Transportation Committee and the Houston General Go Texan Committee. He serves on the board of directors of the Memorial Management District, the advisory committee for Plant It Forward Farms, and the NEXTGen Leadership Committee for the Holocaust Museum Houston. He volunteers with the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region, HAY Center for foster youth, the Alief Super Neighborhood Council and is a community associate of Duncan College at Rice University.

Alan holds a Ph.D and a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Houston, a M.S. in Defense and Strategic Studies from Missouri State University, a Graduate Certificate in International Affairs from the Bush School of Public Service and a B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M University. He is an Alumni of Leadership Houston, Class XXXVIII and is ready to work with others to make West Houston an increasingly better place to live, work and play.