American Leadership Forum, Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter. Secretary-Treasurer, Committee for Judicial Merit Election, 1987-1989. Member, Leadership Houston Class X, 1991-1992. Director, Citizens Commission on Texas Judiciary, 1991-1994. Director: Houston International Festival, 1997—; Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, 1994-1996; Texas Lyceum, 1994-1998; Vote Texas, 1995-1998; Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, 1996-1998. Named one of five Outstanding Young Houstonians, Jaycees, 1992. Member: Houston Bar Association.