She has served on the Port Commission since her appointment by the City of Houston in September 2002. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay.
Longoria is an honors graduate of the University of Texas and received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1979. She is a partner with the firm of Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall LLP.
Longoria currently chairs the Port Authority’s Dredge Task Force and Audit Committee and serves on the Pension and Benefits Committee. She also created a Chairman’s Citizens Advisory Council to provide an open line of communication between communities in and around the Port of Houston, and the Port Commission.
She also serves on the Board of Directors of CenterPoint Energy, Inc., the third-largest publicly traded natural gas delivery company in the U.S., and the provider of electricity transmission and distribution service for the Houston metropolitan area and natural gas distribution service in six states. She chairs the Compensation Committee of CenterPoint Energy’s Board of Directors, and also serves on its Nominating and Governance Committee.
Longoria is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the MD Anderson Board of Visitors, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas Medical Center, the Galveston Bay Foundation, and the University of Texas Law School Foundation, among others.
She is a former Vice Chairman of the University of Texas System Board of Regents and a Founder of the Center for Women in Law and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for the Study of Latin American Law, at the University of Texas School of Law.
Longoria is a recipient of the 2008 Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Board Excellence and has received additional recognitions for her distinguished service in many areas.
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