City and County Position
Jess was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Authority by the Harris County Commissioners Court on April 17, 2007, serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee. He is past Chairman of the Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Humble Rotary Club, past Chairman of the Texas Cemetery Association, and a distinguished member of the Texas Funeral Commission appointed by Governor Rick Perry. He has held numerous board positions and appointments with community involvement.
Jess is proud to have two sons, Jess Jr. and Jay, and one beautiful granddaughter. He is married to his soul mate in life, Varda.