Township Future

TownshipFuture is governed by a Steering Committee of active residents of The Woodlands Township.  We are actively recruiting other residents who may be interested in participating in TownshipFuture activities.  Anyone interested in participating or learning more may contact us at  TownshipFuture is a Texas general purpose political action committee registered with the Texas Ethics Commission and a Section 527 entity registered with the Internal Revenue Service.

We are dedicated to transparency and on-time reporting to the Texas Ethics Commission.
Our latest filings will be posted here:

TownshipFuture Steering Committee

The TownshipFuture Steering Committee consists of Chair Amy Lecocq, Treasurer Walter Cooke, Secretary Kira Becker and Members Robert (Bob) Leilich and Robert (Rob) Johnson.

Amy Lecocq, a former federal prosecutor, served as President of Indian Springs Village Association, President of The Woodlands Arts Council and currently mediates at the Montgomery County Dispute Resolution Center.  She has been active in her children’s activities and co-founded the Signatures Author Series.  

Walter Cooke is an attorney who lives and works in The Woodlands.  In 2005 Walter served on the Board of The Woodlands Community Association and in November 2019 he was candidate for Township Director. He is a 2005 Hometown Hero and has served on multiple nonprofit boards.  Currently he serves as the president of The Madalyn Cooke Foundation.

Kira Becker is a mom of two students at Creekside Forest Elementary School and leads corporate communication for a unit of a global technology company. She lives in Creekside Park, and has been active in mobilizing her Village in response to flooding and development issues affecting residents. 

Bob Leilich is a longtime resident of Grogans Mill who has served on the Grogans Mill Village Association, the Grogans Mill RDRC, MUD #1 (Municipal Utility District) and as Trustee of the Woodlands Joint Power Agency as well as an active participant in his church.  

Rob Johnson retired from Exxon Mobil as Assistant General Counsel and has recently served on the Board of Interfaith of The Woodlands and Interfaith Community Clinic.  He is also on the Alumni Board of American University and has served as a Boy Scout leader locally when his boys were younger.

Members of the Steering Committee come from varied backgrounds, but all agree in the excellence of our community and that it is worth working together to maintain its unique qualities.

Together we have a long history of service to our community these are some the contributions made by our steering committee members:

2005 Hometown Hero
Adopt-a-Path – several in The Woodlands
Advisory Board, Montgomery County Dispute Resolution Center
Art Bench Committee
Assistant Scoutmaster and merit badge counselor
Because Art Matters outreach programming
Board member of Interfaith of The Woodlands
Board member, Indian Springs Village Association
Boy Scout Leader
Chair for Signatures, A Community Author Series (Mitch Albom and Anthony Bourdain)
Chair, HR Committee for Christ Church United Methodist
Co-Founder of Signatures, A Community Author Series
Co-Treasurer, Jubilee Prison Ministry
Coalition for Responsible Development
College Park RDRC—Chairman and Member
College Park Village Association – President and Secretary
Creekside Forest Elementary PTO
Creekside Hurricane Harvey Recovery
Cub Scout Leader
Design Standards Committee (DSC)
Director, Grogan’s Mill Village Association
Director, MUD 2
Drama Mama
Economic Development Partnership – Chair
Education for Tomorrow Alliance – Director
English as a Second Language Teacher (Volunteer)
Financial supporter of numerous non-profit groups in the community
Flea Market Volunteer
Flea Market Volunteer
Founding Member, Voter Awareness Council
Fourth of July parade Volunteer
George’s Coffee Club
Grogans Mill Village RDRC
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
Helped build and present Award-Winning Floats for South County Fourth of July Parades
Hometown Hero, 2017
Hometown Hero, 2017 – yes, we have 2!
Insperity Golf Tournament Volunteer
Interfaith Community Clinic, Board Chair
Interfaith of The Woodlands, Board Chair
Jubilee Prison Ministry Volunteer
Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
Leadership Tomball ISD
Member, Advisory Committee, The Woodlands Arts Council
Montgomery County Dispute Resolution Center Mediator
Montgomery County Youth Services (Yes to Youth) – Director
MUD Director
Panther Creek RDRC
Panther Creek Village Association Board Member
President, Fine Arts Council, The John Cooper School
President, Indian Springs Village Association
President, MUD 1
President, MUD 2
Pro bono legal work for CASA of Montgomery County
Pro bono legal work for Mosaics of Mercy
Pro bono legal work on behalf of veterans in VA benefits appeal cases
Representative to Township Drainage Task force
Room Mom and Grade Representative many years, The John Cooper School
Stop the Flooding in MUD 386
Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church – Active Member
Texas Women for Justice
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Director
The Madalyn Cooke Foundation – President
The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce – Director
The Woodlands Arts Council – President, Vice President and Board Member
The Woodlands Association (a predecessor organization to the Township) Director and Secretary
The Woodlands Bar Association
The Woodlands Flea Market Volunteer
The Woodlands Governance Committee –Member
The Woodlands Marathon Volunteer
The Woodlands Recreation Center Board of Directors –President
The Woodlands Symphony – Director
The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Art Dash Committee
The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Committee
Treasurer, Grogans Mill Village Association
Trustee, The Woodlands Water Agency (formerly The Woodlands Joint Powers Agency)
Vice President, Voter Awareness Council Volunteer Habitat for Humanity