Speaker Date Topic
Sgt John Klafka, Harris County Sheriff's Office Dec 17, 2018
Raising awareness of domestic violence and the needs of a shelter.

Sergeant, Harris County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigations Bureau- Adult Special Crimes Unit



No Meeting Dec 24, 2018
No meeting -Christmas Eve

No meeting due to the Christmas Eve Holiday.

No Meeting Dec 31, 2018
No meeting due to the New Years Eve Holiday
Joy Columbus, VP-Horticulture Jan 14, 2019
Development of Houston Botanic Garden

The Houston Botanic Garden (HBG) is excited to announce Joy (Kaminsky) Columbus as Vice President of Horticulture. Joy will lead the effort to articulate and develop the Houston Botanic Garden’s horticultural program, build our horticulture team, and oversee plant conservation and landscape management.

Joy previously served as the director of horticulture at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois. She successfully initiated and coordinated the development of a multi-phase $35 million campus revitalization plan, Project New Leaf. The project consisted of 500 acres, and included renovations to the historic garden framework and development of new garden attractions.

Additionally, Joy has previous experience working with the New York State Office of Parks and Cleveland Botanical Garden, and served as a research assistant at Miami University of Ohio. Joy received her Master of Science in biology from John Carroll University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in botany with an environmental emphasis and a minor in horticulture.

Joy will be working with the Houston Botanic Garden’s local, state and national partnerships to build unique plant collections and create awe inspiring gardens that will delight and inspire visitors.


TBD Jan 28, 2019
Club Assembly Feb 11, 2019
Casino Fundraiser
Dr. Linda Macias, Assoc Superintendent CFISD Feb 25, 2019
Foundation High School Program

Associate Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction & Accountability

Mike Toy, Motivational Speaker Mar 11, 2019
Performing at Your Best

Contact:   info@miketoylive.com      415-488-6453

Methods and techniques you can use to be more persuasive and entertaining with everyone you meet.

Author of "Secrets to Performing at Your Best"

TBD Mar 25, 2019
Emil Haddad, VP, EIC Surveying (tentative) Apr 08, 2019
Surveying and Design

VP - Everything in Christ (EIC) Surveying

Contact:    eic@eicsurveying.com                281-955-2700

Explanation and background of title surveys, ALTA surveys, boundary surveys, construction layout, topographic services, platting services, elevation certificates, subdivision design, and subdivision layout.

TBD Apr 22, 2019
Club Assembly May 13, 2019
Club Assembly
No Meeting May 27, 2019
Memorial Day - no speaker