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The 2014 General Assembly Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday evening, February 21 at the DoubleTree by Hilton - Houston Greenway Plaza. Invitations will be mailed shortly. 
The evening begins with a Reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by Dinner at 7:00 p.m. The principal speaker at the meeting will be Texas State Representative Wayne Smith.   
The cost to attend is $55.00 per person. Please register online. For more information, please contact Rick Guerrero at 713-993-4598. 
General Assembly Members Cast Ballots for 2014 Officers
Officer election ballots will be mailed to all General Assembly delegates in early February for election of 2014 Board of Directors Officers. Ballots will be opened and results announced at the Annual Meeting. Those nominated to serve as officers include: 
  • Chair: Councilman Darrell Morrison, City of Pasadena
  • Chair Elect: Judge Nate McDonald, Matagorda County
  • Vice Chair: Councilman Chuck Engelken, Jr., City of La Porte 
State Representative Wayne Smith
State Rep. Wayne Smith
The principal speaker at the General Assembly Annual Meeting will be State Representative Wayne Smith.  

In November 2002, Representative Wayne Smith was elected to the Texas House of Representatives to serve District 128, encompassing Baytown, Deer Park, La Porte, Morgan's Point, Pasadena and portions of the unincorporated area of East Harris County.


At the beginning of the 83rd Legislative Session, Rep. Smith was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the Licensing and Administrative Procedures committee. 


Rep. Smith also served the U.S. Army in the Republic of Vietnam.

Rep. Smith and his wife, Brenda, live in Baytown. He has two children and three grandchildren.

Rick Guerrero, Intergovernmental Relations
Houston-Galveston Area Council