starMeeting Arrangements and Programs Committee

Mission Statement:
Plans, organizes, and supervises the arrangements, program speakers, and management of the meetings, dinners, and other functions of the Association, subject to the approval of the President.

Tammy Pennington Rhodes, Chair
Baker Botts L.L.P.
910 Louisiana
One Shell Plaza
Houston, TX 77002-4995
Phone: 713-229-1972
Fax: 713-229-7772

Meeting Reservation and Cancellation Policy


Registration (for individuals and groups) must be done on-line and payment must be made by credit card through the secure HIPLA website. All members and their guests are encouraged to register early so that an accurate count of attendees is available. All reservations for monthly luncheon meetings are due by 4:00 pm on the Monday preceeding the luncheon. Registrations may be limited to space available at the chosen venue. Phone and facsimile reservations are not accepted. Members may invite guests, but are requested to include their name when responding with reservation information.


Reservations must be cancelled by 10:00 am three days prior to the event. Email cancellation to Tammy Pennington at You are responsible for payment of any reservation not canceled before 10:00 am three days in advance of the event.