Steering Committee

The Steering Committee provides board-like governance and leadership to the initiative, and ensures coordination and alignment among Task Forces. The committee includes co-chairs from each Task Force and other key stakeholders, such as local leaders, policymakers, community members, and others. 

Carlos Duarte
Texas State Director
Mi Familia Vota
Bio
Suzanne Pritzker
Associate Professor
University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work

Bio
Renee Wizig-Barrios

Senior Vice-President and Chief Philanthropy Officer

Greater Houston Community Foundation

Bio
Angelica Razo
 
Texas Director
Mi Familia Vota
Bio
Meghna Goswami
Senior Program Officer
Houston Endowment
Bio
Melissa Marschall
Professor, Political Science
Director, Local Elections in America Project
Rice University
Bio
Evan Mintz

Communication Manager

Arnold Ventures
Bio
AJ Durrani
Co-Chair
eMgage-USA
Bio
Nabila Mansoor
Census Director
Empowering Communities Initiative
Bio

Lucius Miles


Regional Field Coordinator

Texas Rising

Franklin Henriquez


Member
United We Dream

Martin Cominsky


CEO
Interfaith Ministries

Lisa Madry


Episcopal Health Foundation

Graciana Garces


Director of Engagement
Baker Ripley

Oni Blair


Executive Director
LINK Houston

Debbie Chen


Director
OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates Greater Houston


Beth Stevens


Legal Director, 
Voting Rights
Texas Civil Rights Project

Regardless of social identity, should have equal opportunities to participate in, and have a meaningful impact, on civic life.