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Established in 1982, the Association’s founders sought to create an organization that would address regional issues that ultimately support a positive business climate so that meaningful growth would occur. Three primary topics bubbled to the surface: mobility, the environment and development trends.

Today, more than 100 member companies are involved in these three primary areas of focus, utilizing their combined expertise and years of experience just as NHA’s founders envisioned.

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Established in 1982, the Association’s founders sought to create an organization that would address regional issues that ultimately support a positive business climate so that meaningful growth would occur. Three primary topics bubbled to the surface: mobility, the environment and development trends.

Today, more than 100 member companies are involved in these three primary areas of focus, utilizing their combined expertise and years of experience just as NHA’s founders envisioned.

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Established in 1982, the Association’s founders sought to create an organization that would address regional issues that ultimately support a positive business climate so that meaningful growth would occur. Three primary topics bubbled to the surface: mobility, the environment and development trends.

Today, more than 100 member companies are involved in these three primary areas of focus, utilizing their combined expertise and years of experience just as NHA’s founders envisioned.

About NHA

What do we do?

NHA is a regional business association that offers unparalleled networking advantages, the opportunity to influence decision making, and timely educational forums for peers and the community on regionally relevant projects.

CHAIRMAN

ED SHACKELFORD, P.E.

Director of Utility Operations

San Jacinto River Authority

 

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Welcome to the team, Ingrid!

Welcome to the team, Ingrid!

We are so excited to announce that Ingrid Romero will be joining the NHA team as our new Office Administrator! Ingrid has vast experience in the education field and was most recently an intermediate school teacher in Klein ISD.  She has been a Houstonian for over 16...

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Recap: 5th Annual Flood Control Breakfast

Recap: 5th Annual Flood Control Breakfast

NHA kicked off our fall events season with the 5th Annual Flood Control Breakfast on August 31st, 2022. As no stranger to the topic of flood control, the Association began this event on the actual day Hurricane Harvey struck the region 5 years ago. The Shirley Acres...

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Development Committee

Focus on Current & Emerging Trends related to:

  • Real Estate & Land Development 
  • Houston & State Economy
  • Education & Workforce Development 
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare

 

Transportation Committee

  • Advocate for Project Funding
  • Provide Public Comments of Support as needed.
  • Continue involvement in Transportation Project Stakeholder Groups including: NHHIP, I-45 N PEL, FM 1960 Traffic Management Study and the FM 1488 Study.

    Water Committee

    Advocate for Environmental Opportunities in areas such as:

    • Water Resources
    • Flood Control

     

    Environment Committee

    Advocate for Environmental Opportunities in areas such as:

    • Land Development
    • Parks & Recreation

     

    Get in touch with us

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    Marlisa Briggs 

    Association President

    Imani Forrest

    Membership Engagement & Marketing Manager

    Sherri Rogers

    Accounting Administrator

    Ingrid Romero

    Office Administrator

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    NHA’s founding companies shared a commitment to provide quality growth and regional development through cooperation by utilizing the combination of their years of experience and expertise in various areas. For this reason, the association continues to be true to its goals — advancing issues associated with transportation, the environment, and monitoring development trends to improve and enhance the business climate and quality of life within the region.