Houston Construction Industry Honors Local Elected Leaders

HOUSTON (October 13, 2014) – The Woman Contractors Association, Associated Builders and Contractors, and National Association of Minority Contractors will recognize federal, state and local elected officials for support of the construction industry during a reception Thursday, October 16, 5-8 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Houston.

What: Reception Honoring Federal, State & Local Elected Officials

Where: Crowne Plaza Downtown Hotel, 1700 Smith St., Houston

When: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Who: Confirmed Attendees (as of 10/10/14): Sheila Jackson Lee, U.S. Congress, 18th District; Wanda Adams, HISD Trustee; Goree Anderson, Constable Pct. 7; Cecil Bell, Jr., Texas Representative; C.O. “Brad” Bradford, Houston City Council; Dwight Boykins, Houston City Council; Jack Christie, Houston City Council; Dean Corgey, Port Commissioner; Stephen Costello, Houston City Council; Chris Daniel, Harris County; Jerry Davis, Houston City Council; Robert Gallegos, Houston City Council; Adrian Garcia, Harris County; Ed Gonzalez, Houston City Council/Mayor Pro Tem; Ronald Green, Houston Controller; Dan Hinde, District Court Judge; Ana Hernandez, Texas Representative; Eva Loredo, HCC Trustee; Borris Miles, Texas Representative; Rick Miller, Texas Representative; Richard Nguyen, Houston City Council; Mary Ann Perez, Texas Representative; David Robinson, Houston City Council; Alan Rose, Constable Pct. 1; Vince Ryan, Harris County; Orlando Sanchez, Harris County; Rhonda Skillern-Jones, HISD Trustee; Brenda Stardig, Houston City Council; Juliet Stipeche, HISD Trustee; Mike Sullivan, Harris County; Ron Reynolds, Texas Representative; Carroll Robinson, HCC Trustee; Dr. Adriana Tamez, HCC Trustee; Senfronia Thompson, Texas Representative; Ed Thompson, Texas Representative; Sylvester Turner, Texas Representative; Hubert Vo, Texas Representative; May Walker, Constable Pct. 7; Armando Walle, Texas Representative; Gene Wu, Texas Representative. Other members of Greater Houston Delegation invited.

The Women Contractors Association is composed of women owners and decision making executives within the construction industry and is committed to advancement of women in construction through education, support and networking. ABC is the nation’s leading commercial and industrial construction trade association, representing 23,000 members nationwide. NAMC provides access, advocacy and development for members in collaboration with strategic alliances.

Photo Opportunities: Elected officials receiving certificates from WCA, ABC & NAMC leadership. Recognition will occur as elected officials arrive during the open house event.

Contact: Susan Repka, WCA Executive Director Telephone: (713) 807-9977

Dennis Winkler, Winkler Public Relations Telephone: (713) 259-0195