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Third Ward Initiative Leadership

Executive Leader

Elwyn C. Lee, Third Ward Initiative Executive Leader

Elwyn C. Lee

Vice President for Neighborhood & Strategic Initiatives, UH



Campus Leaders

Ann McClellan
Anne McClellan
Executive Director of Innovation
College of Education

Primary Partners

Economic Empowerment

Saleha Khumawala
Saleha Khumawala
Professor of Accounting
Director of Stimulating Urban Revitalization through Entrepreneurship (SURE) Program
Bauer College of Business
Jerry Evans
Instructional Professor
Organizational Leadership and Supervision
College of Technology
Leonard Baynes
Dean and Professor of Law
University of Houston Law Center

Primary Partners


David Buck
Associate Dean for Community Health
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

Dan O'Connor
Dan O'Connor
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (CLASS)
Stephen J. Spann
Founding Dean | Vice-President for Medical Affairs
Humana Endowed Dean's Chair in Medicine
Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

Primary Partners

Art & Culture

Primary Partners