North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce Commemorates Leadership

Houston, Texas: At the January 25, 2014 annual banquet for the North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce, Galena Park Independent School District Board of Trustees, and administrators alike, were recognized for their work in support of the Chamber and the surrounding community.  GPISD Board Vice-President Wilfred Broussard Jr. offered thanks to those who helped make his year as Chairman of the Chamber Board successful and several awards were presented to GPISD representatives, making the night even more special. 

Mr. Broussard was honored with a Chamber Life Membership.  Life Members are recognized for their extraordinary commitment to membership growth.  As a small business owner, Mr. Broussard has consistently exhibited great passion for encouraging other small businesses to join the North Channel Chamber.  In commemoration for his time served as Board Chairman, he also received a ceremonial gavel plaque to proudly display. 

GPISD Board Member, June Harris, received Committee Member of the Year recognition. In 2013, Mrs. Harris served as North Channel Area Foundation Chairman.  She has been involved in the Chamber leadership positions for 23 years, including serving as Board Chairman in 2006. 

Assistant Superintendent, John Moore, was honored with the Dr. Ed Lehr Chairman’s Award as the individual who provided the greatest assistance to Mr. Broussard during his year as Board Chairman, most prominently as Chairman of the highly successful Membership Committee.  Dr. Lehr was the first Chairman of the Chamber Board, and the person most responsible for the existence of the organization. 

Galena Park ISD Education Foundation Director, Wayne Oquin, received the Kermit Reneau Lifetime Achievement Award based on his service to the community as a lifelong resident, 14 year GPISD School Board Member, North Shore Rotarian for 32 years and 18 years as President & CEO of the Chamber.  This award is not an annual award and has only been presented four times prior to this year. 

GPISD is fortunate to have the continued support of the local business community and a strong connection with leaders who are devoted to making a positive impact on the north channel area.


North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce

Pictured: Wayne Oquin, June Harris, Dr. Angi M. Williams, John Moore, and Wilfred J. Broussard Jr.


North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce

Pictured: Mrs. Angela Broussard, Alex Broussard and Mr. Wilfred J. Broussard Jr.


North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce

Pictured: Mrs. Adrian Stephens and Mr. Joe Stephens


North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce

Pictured: Mr. John Moore and Mrs. Terri Moore





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