Compass Award

The Compass Award is reserved for an NHA member who has made a significant contribution to the Association’s programs and projects.


                                                 

2022 – Megan Sierks, P.E., BGE, Inc. & Michael Keck, P.E., LJA Engineering   


Past Winners

1992 – FDC
1992 – Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
1993 – Compaq
1993 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
1994 – Star Enterprise
1994 – Ray Laughter, North Harris Montgomery
Community College District
1995 – Mark Froehlich, PE, Pate Engineers
1995 – Jim Royer, PE, Turner Collie & Braden
1996 – Jack Drake, Greenspoint District
1997 – Jon Strange, PE, JNS Consulting Engineers
1998 – David G. Daleiden, Weingarten Realty
1998 – Ed Shackelford, PE, Harris County, Pct.4
1999 – Glenn Graham, PE, PBS&J
1999 – David Millikan, PE, Michael Baker Jr., Inc.
2000 – Jack Drake, Greenspoint District
2001 – James Curry, Hines
2002 – Roy Hearnsberger, PE, Carter & Burgess,
Inc.
2003 – Dennis Petersen, PE, Lockwood, Andrews &
Newnam, Inc.
2004 – Catherine McCreight, Texas Department of
Transportation
2005 – Chris Cotter, P.E., Brown & Gay, Inc.
2006 – Holly Anawaty, Lockwood, Andrews &
Newnam, Inc. (posthumous)
2007 – Joe Adams, Union Pacific Railroad Company
2008 – Alex Sutton, The Woodlands Development
Company
2009 – Robert Maxwell, PE, Jones & Carter, Inc.
2010 – Neil Thomas, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
2011 – Gary Montgomery, Montgomery & Barnes,
Inc.
2012- Council Member Stephen Costello, Costello,
Inc.
2013 – David Gornet, Grand Parkway Association
2014 – Paul Nelson, Assistant General Manager,
Lone Star Groundwater Conservation
District
2015 – Pamela Rocchi, Harris County, Pct. 4
2016 – Jill Vaughn, Amegy Bank
2017 – Vesta Rea-Gaubert, Vesta Rea & Associates, LLC.
2018 – John Dean, CP&Y
2019 – Darrin Willer, HNTB
2020 Recipient: Brenda Mainwaring, Formerly Union Pacific, NHA Board Vice Chair
2021 – Jeff Anderson, RPS & Robb Fishman, JACOBS


  • May 2024 Development Committee Meeting * Members Only*
     May 7, 2024
     7:30 am - 9:00 am

Below listen to ​​​​​Dallas Fed economists Jesse Thompson and Pia Orrenius discuss how the employment profile of Texas increasingly resembles the U.S., while the energy sector ensures that the state remains unique.​ (more…)