Committees

HCBFFA Customs Committee

Judy Piercy

Chairman

E.R. Hawthorne & Company

jpiercy@erhawthorne.com

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Education/Luncheons Committee

Establish programs to educate members in technical aspects of the industry as well as general business areas making them more efficient. Education committee determines the speakers and topics for the monthly luncheons and trainings seminars as well as set up tours to further training with a hands on experience. HCBFFA offers periodic port tours.

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Legislative Committee

Opens the lines of communication with national, state and local elected officials and groups representing our industry. Obtains political assistance when necessary in furthering the purposes of the Association. This committee works with National Customhouse Brokers and Freight Forwarding Association (NCBFAA) on issues that will affect our industry when necessary.

Jaynette Kettler

Chairman

UTC Overseas

J.Kettler@utcoverseas.com

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Nominating Committee

HCBFFA FDA/PGA Committee

Direct interaction with all Participating Government Agencies (PGA’s) at the management level to aid in the fair, reasonable and equitable administration of PGA laws and regulations.

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Golf Committee

The golf committee determines the date, place, prizes and menu for the Annual golf tournament. This committee is responsible for setting everything up for the Golf tournament and sending out info regarding this tournament.

This is our fund raiser for our scholarship program.

Leah Ellis

Chairman

JAS Forwarding

leah.ellis@jas.com

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Membership Committee

To promote and solicit new memberships for the Association. To determine the benefits for membership.

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

Judy Piercy

Member

E.R. Hawthorne & Company

jpiercy@erhawthorne.com

HCBFFA Public Relations and Outreach Committee

To promote and report the Association’s activities to the media where appropriate. This committee also reaches out and participates in various conferences or trainings given by other industry groups.

Lori Mullins

Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Scholarships Committee

We solicit applications and award scholarships to deserving candidates to further their education in the transportation and logistics industry.  Scholarships are awarded to attend the NCBFAA GAC and Texas Brokers conferences.  We also provide and assist with funding to local college and universities with transportation and logistics programs.

Lori Mullins

Co-Chairman

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com

HCBFFA Freight Forwarding Committee

Address concerns of freight forwarders with the Federal Maritime Commission and other government agencies to aid in the fair, reasonable and equitable administration of maritime laws and regulations.

The President of the Association serves as EX-Officio on all committees

Lori Mullins

President

Rogers & Brown Custom Brokers

lori_mullins@rogers-brown.com