Gulf Coast Chapter

The geographic area served consists of the Texas Gulf Coast Region based in the Greater Houston area and extending north to Huntsville, south to Galveston, west to Columbus and east to Beaumont.

Region / Chapter Member Care Manager: Donna Robinson, CMP

Chapter Mixer

Thursday, October 17, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Top Golf

Top Golf Houston-Webster

21401 Gulf Freeway, Houston
Webster, TX 77598

Top Golf

Free to attend – please RSVP


Experience Days
LEARN from three experts in active learning.
EARN CEU credits for A&D professionals.
TOUR the showroom for hands-on experience.

Date: October 21 OR October 22, 2019
Time: 8:15 – 4:45 pm
Location: VS America Showroom
600 Fallbrook, Suite 200 | Houston, TX 77038

Lunch will be provided.

Click here to register for October 21    Click here to register for October 22

Experience Days
For further information or questions, please contact:
Karen Russell: 713.301.4323 |
Spaces are limited and are on a first come, first served basis.

This presentation is AIA accredited for 1 LU credit (program #AIACSCES304).
David Stubbs
David A. Stubbs II
Cultural-Shift Educational Consultants

David has been recognized as one of the most important industry leaders in establishing physical solutions for the next generation of educational environments. He has won numerous awards from local and national organizations including A4LE, IIDA, USGBC, and the EPA.

While a public education employee he designed Shift+, the first holistic and reconfigurable array of educational furniture components, in partnership with VS America. Shift+ continues to be instrumental in transformations within the educational furniture marketplace.

David assists educational institutions and design professionals, supporting programming and professional development needs while delivering detailed, systematic conversations surrounding the disruptive innovation approach to design. Resulting environments demonstrate examples of 100% engagement and wonder, sustainability, and improved indoor air quality.

David is truly passionate about the holistic design of all educational spaces and continues to lead the educational community with valuable insight on how to bridge the gap between curriculum/instruction and the built environment – creating truly agile environments.
This presentation is accredited with the AIA for 1 LU credit (program #AIAVSA0817) and with the IDCEC for 0.1 CEU credit (course #CEU-104946).
Dieter Breithecker
Dr. Dieter Breithecker
Health and Kinetics Scientist

Dr. Dieter Breithecker is a Health and Kinetics Scientist, and is the President of the Federal Institute on the Development of Posture and Movement in Germany. As an international expert he has presented all over Europe, Asia, Indonesia, North and South America, Australia, and Arabia. Dr. Breithecker has published several leading articles and booklets, video productions and lectures, most recently on the subject of “Ergonomics for Human Learning/Work Stations.” His emphasis in research is comprised of the following issues:
  • Sitting is the new smoking. What are the consequences?
  • Physical activity and the impact on physical and mental health
  • Well-being as a result of complex physical, mental, and emotional interdependencies
  • Enriched environments – health preventive measures in school and office
This presentation is AIA accredited for 1 LU credit (program #AIAJETZER0819).
Aaron Jetzer
Aaron Jetzer
Principal, Eastwood Elementary School

Aaron has been serving students and parents for 18 years as a teacher and principal. He is a visionary, forward-thinking educator who brings stakeholders together to create a shared vision that promotes a positive school culture. He has assembled a team at Eastwood that blends 21st century skills and leverages technology with the curriculum to best support student learning. He is approachable, visible, and highly engaged in all areas of the school. Aaron enthusiastically works with students, teachers, and parents to create a world-class elementary school where all students are valued and love coming to school.

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Chapter Tour

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Sam Houston

Sam Houston High School

Houston ISD
9400 Irvington Blvd.
Houston, TX 77076

Sam Houston

Stantec DBR S&G Engineering Garza + McLain Satterfield & Pontikes

Members: FREE | Non-Members: $10.00
Lunch Provided


Sporting Clays Event

2019 Sporting Clay Tournament Monday, November 18, 2019
Greater Houston Gun Club
6700 McHard Road, Houston, TX 77053
Phone: 281.437.6025

Registration + Lunch: 12:00 pm
Tournament: 1:00 pm
Awards + Raffles | Post Shoot Refreshments


Fees include: All birds, shells (12/20GA provided, all other gauges will need to be provided by the shooter) lunch, custom shooting vest. Shooters will be required to have both ear and eye protection. Team names, team members, shotgun gauge, and vest size should be entered at registration.

Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities
4 Man Team Registration
Includes golf cart, ammo, 100 targets and a team flurry
Mulligans will cost $20/pair and will be shot at a specific Mulligan Station. Limit 5 pairs per shooter.
$20 / pair
Raffle Tickets $20 each
Top Gun Title Sponsor – 1 available $2,500
Pigeon Grade Sponsor – unlimited
Program recognition
Food & Beverage Sponsor – unlimited
Program recognition
Field Grade Sponsor – unlimited
Program recognition
Trophy Sponsor – unlimited
Program recognition
Station Sponsor – unlimited
Dedicated Station/Sponsor Signage

Accepting Raffle Item Donations


Winter Mixer

Winter Mixer Thursday, January 9, 2020
6:00 pm
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
2000 Lyons Avenue, Houston, TX 77020

Registration will be opening soon.


2020 Annual Regional Conference

Care | Connect | Culture | Community April 28 – May 1, 2020
Care | Connect | Culture | Community
Hilton Fort Worth Downtown
Fort Worth, TX

Click here for more information and to register for the conference.

Call for Presentations

The 2020 Southern Region Conference committee is now accepting submissions for speaking engagements for the event April 29 – May 1, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Click here to view Submission Requirements.

Submit your proposal!

School Construction: Local Snapshot 2019

Presented by: AGC Houston and Gulf Coast Chapter

Upcoming Events

October 4 – 6, 2019
LearningSCAPES 2019 Conference
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA

October 17, 2019
Top Golf Social

October 21 & 22, 2019
Experience Days @ VS America Showroom

November 13, 2019
School Tour @ Sam Houston High School

November 18, 2019
Gulf Coast Chapter Sporting Clays

January 9, 2020
Winter Mixer @ Saint Arnold Brewing Company
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ALEP / Certificate Programs


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LearningSCAPES 2019


October 3-6, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA