Houston Chapter Board

President - Ray Meyer, P.E.
Paradigm Consultants

Past President - Ron Ortwerth, P.E.
Aviles Engineering Corp.

Vice President - David Eastwood, P.E.
Geotech Engineering

Secretary/Treasurer - Chad Gordon, P.E.

Director - Ather Mohiuddin, P.E.

Director - Daniel Gutierrez, P.E.
The Murillo Company

Director - Haddis Tewolde, P.E.
All-Terra Engineering, Inc.

Upcoming Events

Quarterly Meeting

Date: January 29, 2020

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Speaker: Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Harris County Commissioner Precinct 1

Topic:  Harris County Precinct 1 Upcoming Projects

Place: HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer, Houston, 77056

Tel: (HESS) 713-627-2283

Cost: $45.00

$10 Government Employees
(Please make checks payable to TCEL Houston Chapter)

RSVP to Vicky Bonds at
or 713-699-4000 for all membership meetings.

Meeting Sponsorships

Become an Event Sponsor for $250. This includes two meals. Event Sponsors will have the opportunity to sit next to the speaker and will be noted on the program. If you would like to sponsor an event, please contact Vicky Bonds.

Commissioner Rodney Ellis
Harris County Commissioner
Precinct 1

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis was born and raised in Houston’s Sunnyside neighborhood. The proud son of a yardman and a maid, Ellis attended Texas public schools from grade school through law school. He holds a bachelor's degree from Texas Southern University, a master's degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Commissioner Ellis believes the role of government is to guarantee that everyone has the opportunity and ability to build a better future for themselves. He currently represents the diverse communities of Harris County Precinct One and is committed to delivering responsive public services that improve quality of life for his constituents while advocating for policies that advance fair opportunity and equal justice for all people.

His top Precinct One priorities include developing inclusive economic growth policies that lift up all communities; increasing access to parks and green space in underserved neighborhoods; implementing a mobility plan that connects families to safe, affordable transportation options; and advancing criminal justice reforms that protect the rights of all people while making our communities safer. Following Hurricane Harvey, Commissioner successfully advocated for equitable future investments in flood control infrastructure and disaster recovery in vulnerable and long-neglected communities. He remains committed to fostering true resiliency in communities throughout Precinct One through dynamic programming at Precinct One community centers and innovative policy initiatives.

2019 TCEL Houston Chapter Board Meeting Schedule
Meetings are held at Paradigm Consulting
9980 W. Sam Houston Parkway S., Suite 500
Houston, TX  77099

11/27/2019 Wednesday at HESS 10:00 am to 11:30 am Board Meeting
11/27/2019 Wednesday at HESS 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Quarterly Meeting
12/17/2019 Tuesday at Paradigm Consultants 8:00 am to 9:30 am Board Meeting


Past Presidents of Houston Chapter

Herb Johnson, P.E. - HVJ Associates (2004-2006)

Nick Aschliman - Fugro Consultants (2006-2008)

David Eastwood, P.E. -  Geotech Engineering and Testing (2008-2010)

Woody Vogt, P.E. - Paradigm Consultants (2010-2012)

Anwar S. Akhtar, P.E. - Fugro Consultants (2012-2014)

Alfonzo Hernandez, P.E. - Terracon (2014-2016)

Ron Ortwerth, P.E. (2016-2019)