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2021 Light of Justice Day & Luncheon
Wednesday, October 27 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm CST
Saundria and Jerome Gray, 2021 Light of Justice Chairs
Celebrating 26 years of Texas Defender Service providing criminal justice reform and passionate representation for those facing the death penalty.
Luncheon will be an in-person event at the McGovern Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park..
Saundria and Jerome Gray
Saundria Gray is Senior Legal Counsel for Shell Oil Company. She manages Shell’s U.S. real estate portfolio. Saundria has a long career in the oil and gas industry. She has worked for the companies formerly known as Panhandle Eastern Corporation and Texaco Inc. She also worked for the law firms Linebarger, Blair & Sampson, LLP and Brown McCarroll, L.L.P.
Saundria is an active member of her community. Most notably, she was appointed by Mayor Bob Lanier to be an Associate Municipal Judge for the City of Houston and to serve on the Houston Library Board. She also served on the boards of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Alley Theatre, University of Texas Development and Career and Recovery Resources. She currently serves on the boards of Discovery Green, Houston Botanic Garden and University of Texas Libraries. She is a member of the Links, Inc., and Jack & Jill of America.
Jerome Gray is Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO). He leads METRO’s Communications Department.
Before joining METRO, Gray was best known as an award-winning broadcast journalist at KHOU-TV. He was also senior news editor and anchor at KPRC-TV and worked at TV stations in California and Virginia.
Jerome’s community service included serving on the boards of the American Leadership Forum (Houston/Gulf Coast), SEARCH Homeless Services, Houston International Festival, Baylor College of Medicine Diversity/Community Outreach and Volunteer Houston. He has also served on advisory boards for Career and Recovery Resources, Junior League of Houston and was parent coordinator of the Boy Scouts Sam Houston Area Council Troop 242.
Jerome currently serves on advisory boards for the William A. Lawson Institute for Peace and Prosperity and Herman Park Conservancy.
More details coming soon.