Amber Griffin

Board Member

“WHLI has helped me engage more in my community, develop deeper bonds and relationships, and has inspired me to participate more fully in the future of West Houston. I’m forever grateful for the opportunities WHLI has afforded me.”

Griffin Realty & Associates, Owner


Destry Dokes

Board Member

“The WHLI served as a portal that allowed me, as a 2016 participant, to experience the long-lived engagement and contributions that established and continues to perpetuate West Houston as a premier community to live, work, play, and worship.”

C.O.O. – Houston Community College NW

John Martinez

Board Member

“It’s a self-rewarding opportunity to work with other leaders in WHLI as we all strive toward making West Houston a better place to work (and live) by volunteering and supporting its events.”

Trustmark Bank
Vice President/Commercial Banking

Melissa Peter

Board Member

“My experience with West Houston Leadership Institute led me to become a better citizen, neighbor, advocate and constituent. This deeper understanding of my community created opportunity for deeper connections to the people of West Houston.”

Volunteer Program Coordinator for Bayou City Blessings in a Backpack