Staff Members



To serve its constituency and carry out its mission, the District employs 11 full-time employees. The following individuals are available to address your questions or concerns and may be reached at (281) 482-0404.



Joseph Anderson Joseph Anderson, Operations Manager

Reports directly to the Board of Directors and coordinates all operational and technical activities of the District including:
Managing operational personnel;
Maintaining communication with the Board, consulting engineer, citizens, civic organizations, developers and other governmental agencies on the developments and programs in the District;
Overseeing field operations;
Overseeing the purchase of equipment and materials;
Negotiating with property owners for agreements to perform drainage improvements.



Kathy Grace

Kathy Grace, Administrative Manager

Directs and coordinates all administrative and clerical activities of the District including:
Managing administrative personnel;
Developing and maintaining employee benefit programs;
Health insurance and retirement plans;
Maintaining general ledger accounts and balances;
Preparing, administering investment of District funds;
Coordinating bi-annual (on even number years) election with the City of Friendswood.



Derrell Cobb Derrell Cobb, Crew Leader for the District

Derrell supervises and coordinates the construction activities on the creeks and drainage ditches.



Joe Royster


Joe Royster, Crew Leader for the District.

Joe supervises and coordinates the activities of workers engaged in the cleaning and maintenance of creeks and other drainage channels and responds to citizen complaints.



Jarrod Aden Jarrod D. Aden, President of Engineering.

Jarrod Aden, P.E., is the President of Lentz Engineering, LLC and the District Engineer for Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District. Lentz Engineering provides general consultation to the Board, plat and plan reviews for projects within the District’s jurisdiction, and design and construction administration for larger drainage rehabilitation and improvement projects on an as needed basis. Lentz Engineering has served G.C.C.D.D. since 1996.