Presentation for CDC on Marketing Efforts

On August 22 and 23, 2017, the City of Houston Health Department’s Bureau of HIV/STDs and Viral Hepatitis had it’s annual Centers for Disease Control (CDC) site visit regarding the Project PrIDE grant (the grant that I am working on). Needless to say it was a high pressure, yet extremely productive couple of days. DuringContinue reading “Presentation for CDC on Marketing Efforts”

Annual Progress Report – Writing Sample

Part of what I do at the Houston Health Department is write (if you couldn’t guess). I collaborated with a group of 5 individuals within the Bureau of HIV/STD and Viral Hepatitis Prevention to compose the Annual Progress Report. This report details Project PrIDE activities for the year. Once completed, the Annual Progress Report is submitted toContinue reading “Annual Progress Report – Writing Sample”

RFP for Marketing Services – Writing Sample

Recently, I completed writing a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for marketing services for the Houston Health Department. This RFP was crafted in support of the Project PrIDE grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Read the intro below or view the complete document here:  RFP for Marketing Services. “The Houston Health Department (HHD)Continue reading “RFP for Marketing Services – Writing Sample”

New Design Projects & New Job

In the past few months, I’ve been able to work on some exciting new projects. My latest graphic pieces include several posters in support of an Houston Health Department’s presentation at the 2017 National African American MSM (men who have sex with men) Leadership Conference.   A little background, in October 2016 I received a promotionContinue reading “New Design Projects & New Job”

ReBuild Houston Project Underway: E-Blast

The City of Houston maintains a database of email subscribers who request information on various topics such as emergency management, special events, Public Works & Engineering (PWE) department updates, and more. I was charged with composing PWE eBlasts which were sent out citywide via the CitizensNet application. Below is an eBlast I wrote for the ClintonContinue reading “ReBuild Houston Project Underway: E-Blast”

Web Icons Using Adobe Illustrator

I just designed a few new web icons for a new program that the City of Houston is introducing called the Small Contractor Rotation Program (SCRP). The SCRP is a two-year initiative designed to provide capacity building and assistance to small, minority and/or women owned businesses and to help transition them from subcontractors into prime contractors.Continue reading “Web Icons Using Adobe Illustrator”

“Using the Map Viewer” – Technical Writing Sample

Identifying that there was a need for some sort of instructional piece for a mapping application used at the City’s Department of Public Works and Engineering, I decided to go ahead and create one.  This instructional was incorporated into the online application. This map viewer application allows individuals to interactively review the ReBuild Houston 10-YearContinue reading ““Using the Map Viewer” – Technical Writing Sample”

Making Better Streets, Better Drainage a Reality 

Making Better Streets, Better Drainage a Reality By Katherine Mestousis ReBuild Houston is the direct result of City of Houston voters approving Proposition One in November 2010. The proposition directed the City’s Charter to “be amended to provide for the enhancement, improvement and ongoing renewal of Houston’s drainage and streets by creating a Dedicated Pay‐As‐You‐Go (PAYGo) FundContinue reading “Making Better Streets, Better Drainage a Reality “