Centennial Celebration Committees

The City of University Park was incorporated on April 12, 1924. In April 2024, the City of University Park will celebrate its 100th anniversary. To help celebrate this milestone, two committees were appointed by City Council in March 2023 so that residents can help provide input and assistance with Centennial Celebration activities. Activities could include historical displays and programs, community events, youth activities, and marketing of this milestone.  

The Legacy Advisory Group will help identify historical resources with the community, plan education programs and exhibits as well as identify a legacy project to commemorate the Centennial. The Planning/Action Group will help plan and assist staff in the execution of Centennial Celebration activities. They will also work with HPISD on activities to help engage youth in this Centennial Celebration as well working on the marketing and promotion of this anniversary.

Beginning work in Spring 2023, both committees will work in a collaborative fashion and will likely conclude their responsibilities by May 2024. City staff will assist both committees with their activities. 

Legacy Advisory Group Roster
Planning/Action Group Roster
Gage Prichard, Chair
Taylor Armstrong
Marla Boone
Brad Bradley
Brad Cheves
Roy Coffee, Jr.
Gretchen Henry
Olin Lane
Alan Stewart
Joel Williams, III 

Melissa Rieman, Chair
Roseanne Beck
Alex Bell 
Dodge Carter
Bobby Clark, Jr.
Michael Denton
Linda Perryman Evans
Pauline Neuhoff
Elizabeth Speicher
Jerry Washam

View the Centennial Celebration Committee Document Repository, including Agendas, Minutes, and applicable Staff Reports.