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Houston Chapter

Get involved with BEST Houston! Contact one of the officers:

President: Beunkia Speed

Vice President: Dr. Mayen Nelson

Treasurer: Lauren Franklin

BEST HOUSTON was chartered on Saturday, Saturday, June 13, 2009. This marked the beginning of a major organizational milestone. Thoma Brewer was elected the 1st Chapter President.

Our local organization is committed to providing professional and social networking events, recruitment and retention support to current and prospective students, and serve as a liasion between the University of Texas and the Houston Community.

The Houston Chapter invites you to join our organization for an opportunity to stay connected to the University and current Black students, raise money for scholarships, network and socialize with fellow Black alumni living in the Houston area.

[important]Looking for more information on the Houston Chapter?

Do you want to be a part of the effort? Got ideas? Got questions? To get involved contact the Chapter President Beunkia Speed (beunkia_bowens@hotmail.com).

Chapter Officers & Committee Chairs

President – Beunkia Speed
Vice President – Dr. Mayen Nelson
Treasurer – Lauren Franklin


BEST Houston Crawfish Boil is held annually in April.