District 4

Council Member Harish Jajoo


Council Member Jajoo was elected to his second two-year term as Single Member District 4 in 2015. Harish and his wife Shashi have lived in Sugar Land since 1985. They have two grown sons.

Harish Jajoo is a consulting engineer and a Registered Professional Engineer in State of Texas. He is an urban infrastructure professional who managed public works and engineering for City of Houston for 29 years. Harish is a Certified Flood Plain Manager (CFM) in the State of Texas and is active in several professional and community activities and organizations.

Term


May 2015 - May 2017

Education


  • University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
    • B.A.Sc - Civil Engineering
  • University of Houston, Houston, TX
    • Graduate level courses in Civil Engineering

Business & Professional


  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
    • Past Chairman: Infrastructure Planning Division
  • Registered Professional Engineer in State of Texas
  • Certified Flood Plain Manager in State of Texas
  • Houston Engineering and Scientific Society (HESS)
    • Member
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • Member
  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE)
    • Member

Civic & Community


  • City Council Finance/Audit Committee
    • Member
  • Sugar Land Development Corporation (SLDC)
    • Member
  • Sugar Land 4B Corporation
    • Member
  • City Council Land Use Steering Committee
    • Member
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Four (TIRZ 4)
    • Member
  • Texas Department of Transportation/Texas Municipal League - Turnback Program Working Group
    • Member
  • H-GAC Transportation Policy Council
    • Primary Voting Member
  • Texas Municipal League- Region 14
    • First Vice-President
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment
    • Board Member: 2005 - 2008
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
    • Board Member: 2008 - 2011
  • City Council Intergovernmental Relations Committee (IGR)
    • Past Member
  • City Council Economic Development Committee (EDC)
    • Past Member
  • Exchange Club of Sugar Land
    • Member: 1994 - Present
    • Past Board Member
    • Past Secretary
  • Fort Bend Leadership Graduate
    • Member: 2008
  • American Leadership Forum (ALF)
    • Fellow: 2014-2015
  • Fort Bend Cares Friends Council
    • Member
  • Indo-American Forum of Fort Bend
    • Past Chairman
    • Life Member