Our structure consists of an Executive Board, an Elected Board and eight initiative chairs supported by members through their direct involvement. Our staff works to carry out the directives of each these bodies in the most efficient and effective way possible.

8 Task Forces and Initiatives Supported By Member Involvement

Upon becoming a member, you are invited to attend a Task Force meeting, luncheon, or other events so that you can get a better idea of how we operate and what Economic Alliance offers.

Economic Development Task Force

To facilitate new and expanded capital investment and job creation along the Houston Port Region.

Transportation Task Force

To identify and support transportation projects in order to accommodate rising  freight demand in the economy and ensure safety and quality of life for citizens.

Workforce Development Task Force

To provide a forum that facilitates information sharing and promotion of workforce development initiatives to address the growing skilled workforce gap.

Public Policy Task Force

To provide a forum that facilitates information sharing and education on public policy issues affecting the Houston Port Region’s economic development.

Quality of Life Task Force

To enhance our region’s marketable image and quality of place, including assets marketed to attract both tourists and corporate relocation.

Business Growth Task Force

To provide mechanisms for the education and development of regional businesses in order  to sustain and grow regional commerce for  our communities.

Women’s Leadership Luncheon

To showcase female leaders in our industries and encourage an empowering dialogue on the success of female leadership in the industries they represent.

Gulf Coast Industry Forum

To bring industry, government, and community stakeholders together to hear regional information affecting the Houston Port Region.