Caption: Port Commissioner Wendy Montoya Cloonan and her family with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.
Wendy Montoya Cloonan was appointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority June 4 by the Harris County Commissioners Court. Mrs. Cloonan was sworn in as Port Commissioner June 19 by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo along with Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia in attendance as well as her family and friends.
Professionally, Cloonan currently serves as Director of Legal for Houston Endowment. Before joining Houston Endowment in 2015, she was an attorney with Andrews Kurth LLP and Vinson & Elkins LLP. Houston Endowment is a private foundation that partners with others in the nonprofit, public and private sectors to improve quality of life for the residents of greater Houston.
Her additional community work includes interviewing students for her university alma mater, Yale University, and serving as the PTO President of her children’s elementary school.
Port Chairman Ric Campo welcomed Cloonan to the Port Commission remarking, “her professional expertise and commitment to the community will provide a great benefit as we work together to increase jobs and generate more economic impact to the region through the Houston Ship Channel.” As part of the swearing in ceremony, Cloonan held a meet and greet with Port Houston employees at the port’s executive office building.