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Mission Advancement

Members of the Mission Advancement Committee are responsible for seeking out initiatives where ULI Austin can have impact in Central Texas.  These can range from special issues one-day events to multiple day activities or events.

Participation on the Mission Advancement has a few open seats.  Contact the Mission Advancement Chair, Carey VendittiGreenberg Traurig or David Steinwedell.

Technical Assistance Panels (TAP)

GreenButton-LearnMore  TAP Chair: David StauchCapital Project Management (CPM)

ULI Hines Student Competition

GreenButton-LearnMore  Hines Chairs: Stephen Spears, Design Workshop & Claire Hempel, Design Workshop

Affordable Housing

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact the Contact David Steinwedell for more information.


GreenButton-LearnMore  Transportation Chair: Greg Strmiska, Stantec, Inc.


ULI Austin hosts a variety of programs and events designed to convene members. The Programs Committee facilitates education, networking and career advancement by organizing programs such as the monthly breakfast series, which features expert panels and speakers, and covers hot topics and trends that are important to Austin’s real estate and land use community.  View Events Calendar -or- View a listing of past Breakfasts

Programs Chair: Rachel Allen, The University of Texas, REFIC

Special Events

ULI Austin hosts three marquee events annually.  Contact Cheryl McOsker with any questions regarding participation, registration or sponsorship of our special events.

Special Events Chair: Seth Mearig, BGE

Butler Golf Game Day

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact the 2016 Game Day Chair, Matt Dungan, Beck Architecture for more information about committee participation.


GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact Cheryl McOsker for more information about committee participation.

Impact Awards

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact Cheryl McOsker for more information about committee participation.

Member Engagement


The Membership Committee develops recruitment and retention strategies to help grow and maintain membership in ULI Austin. Committee members extend a personal welcome to new members and follows up with non-member leads to explain membership benefits.

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact the Membership Chair, Shannon NicholsHeritage Title

Young Leaders

The Young Leaders group creates a unique setting for early-career professionals and students under the age of 35 by offering opportunities for the next generation of leaders to develop professional skills and build relationships that will help advance their careers while fostering an understanding of thoughtful development practices.

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact the Young Leader Chair, Alecia Burdick, Savills Studley for more information about committee participation.


ULI NEXT is an educational and a network-building group targeted to mid-career professionals between the ages of  35-45. ULI NEXT strives to keep members engaged after aging out of the Young Leaders group by helping further develop leadership skills while building deeper relationships across ULI, the real estate industry, and beyond.

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact the ULI NEXT Chair, Chip Mills, RVi Planning + Landscape Architecture for more information about committee participation.

Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI)

WLI strives to promote the advancement of women and increase the number of women who serve in leadership positions in the real estate industry and in ULI.

GreenButton-LearnMore  or contact the WLI Chair, Jennifer Wenzel, Teacher Retirement System of Texas for more information about upcoming WLI activities.  The Steering Committee is by invitation only.

Local Product Councils

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The Sponsorship Committee solicits financial support from area businesses and friends of ULI. Annual sponsorship provides over 50% of ULI Austin’s annual budget and is vital to continuing our locally-focused mission. 
Sponsorship Chair: 
Stephen Coulston, Perkins + Will

Social Media

The Social Media Committee strives to promote events and keep members informed about ULI initiatives and activities via LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
Socail Media Chair: Vaike O’Grady, Newland Communities