Sugar Land Mayor Pro Tem Harish Jajoo Elected as President of TML Region 14

Harish Jajoo

Harish Jajoo

SUGAR LAND: Sugar Land Mayor Pro Tem and City Council Member Harish Jajoo has been elected president of Texas Municipal League (TML) Region 14 for the incoming term, which includes cities and municipalities in 17 county region all the way from Houston county to Matagorda county including cities of Houston, Galveston and Sugar Land.

As regional director of TML’s Region 14, the largest region in Texas, Jajoo will promote interest in municipal government on a regional level, facilitate the exchange of information among cities in the region, and assist the TML Board of Directors in formulating policy that represents the diverse interests of the state.

TML was formed in 1913 and now serves the needs and advocates the interests of more than 1,110 cities and towns comprising the membership.
More than 18,000 mayors, councilmembers, city managers, city attorneys and city department heads are members of the League. The TML has 16 regions.

“I am excited and honored to be elected to this key role within the Texas Municipal League and will focus my energy and attention on the range of needs and future direction for the Houston, Galveston and San Jacinto area region (Region 14),” said Jajoo, who also represents Sugar Land on Transportation Policy Council (TPC) on the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC).

The Transportation Policy Council (TPC) provides policy guidance and overall coordination of the transportation planning activities within the region.

Jajoo was elected to office in 2011, and currently serves as mayor pro-tem. He is vice-president of the Sugar Land Development Corporation and member of Economic Development Committee as well as on Council Task Force on Land Use. He is a member of the Exchange Club of Sugar Land and supports many charitable organization. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and certified flood plain manager.
He and his wife, Shashi have two grown children, and have lived in Sugar Land since 1985.