Luncheon Meeting (Members and invited Guests)
Speaker: Trudi Smith, Director of Public Relations & Events, Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Topic: "Buffalo Bayou - Houston’s Greatest Natural Resource – a Look into the Past, Present and Future".
Trudi Smith has been the Director of PR and Events with Buffalo Bayou Partnership for close to 12 years, and has prior experience with a variety of arts non-profit organizations in the development and special events arena. She graduated with a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M. She has been on the Culture & Tourism Committee at Greater Houston Partnership, Strategic Planning Committee at the Architecture Center Foundation, and currently on the Marketing Committee of the Super Bowl, 2017, and is a member of the various arts organizations throughout Houston.
Buffalo Bayou Partnership oversees beautification and redevelopment activities along Houston’s historic Buffalo Bayou waterway. Over the past 16 years, BBP and the board of directors have raised and leveraged approximately $150 million in private and public funds for Buffalo Bayou’s redevelopment.