As a consultant, Mendez served as the Data Manager for Houston’s Joint Hurricane Housing Task Force, which was responsible for housing 34,000 Katrina evacuee families from New Orleans, LA after hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
This housing program was the largest in the country.
Investigation was closed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) on September 19, 2008 citing insufficient evidence to pursue criminal charges as both "Congress and Mr.
through servant leadership, Ben Mendez is one of those men.
From an early age, he has served on non-profit boards.
In college, when other young men were thinking about joining fraternities, Ben was thinking about serving his community.
His passion for the community was fueled by his desire to render assistance to others and speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves.
I am forever grateful for my parents, who instilled in me the value of integrity, dedication, compassion, fairness, and respect.
The Mark Foley scandal, which broke in late September 2006, centers on soliciting e-mails and sexually suggestive instant messages sent by Mark Foley, a Republican Congressman from Florida, to teenaged boys who had formerly served as congressional pages.The recipient of the e-mail refused to cooperate with the reporters, and no other pages they interviewed had complaints about correspondence with Foley.The Times revisited their investigation "more than once", ultimately choosing not to break the story.Histhe American Red Cross, Gulf Coast Community Services, Headstart, the Mayor’s Transition Team, National Hispanic Professional Organization, Leadership Institute, Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, and Houston Federation of Teachers.is the founder of the National Hispanic Professional Organization (NHPO), a national networking organization.He said that his source "was not working in concert with the national Democratic Party" but was "genuinely disgusted" by Foley's behavior.