Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is the branch of Planned Parenthood which covers the Gulf Coast region from Bryan to New Orleans.
As at Jan. 12, 2012, the following had worked for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast:
Political Action Committee
Click here for the page on Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast's PAC, named the Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas Action Fund.
Leading the Way Gala
Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast holds an annual fundraiser entitled "Leading the Way Gala," a formal black-tie event.
Among the 480 guests who raised $340,000 were:
- Diana Strassman with Jeff Smisek
- Joan Wich
- Alice Randall and Rischer Randall
- State Rep. Ellen Cohen
- Anne Chao and Albert Chao
- Jessica Rossman with Gordon Bethune
- Stef Levy and Jay Levy
- Diana Strassman, feminist economist, Rice University (husband of Jeff Smisek)
- Jeff Smisek, president, United Airlines
- Anne Chao, lecturer, Houston, TX
- Albert Chao, Albert Chao, President and CEO, Westlake Chemical Corporation
Ticket prices for the gala began at $500 while tables began at $5000.
- Texas Ethics Commission: campaign finance reports filed electronically from July 1, 2000 - July 21, 2011 (accessed on Jan. 12, 2012)
- Houston Chronicle Archives: Party Watch 10/18/2007 (accessed on Sep. 20, 2012)
- Planned Parenthood Action: 2012 Leading the Way Gala (accessed on Sep. 19, 2012)