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HCBO Board Members

HCBO Board Members

2017 and 2018 THSBOA HCBO Board
HCBO Phone - 832-462-5079

PRESIDENT - Eric Alexander   Treasurer - Bob Ellis
VICE-PRESIDENT - George Easterling   Secretary - James Burkhalter
THSBOA Representative - DeAndre Bell   Training Coordinator - Ross Cullins
DIVISION 1 - Tracey Edmonds
DIVISION 1 - David Oriol
  DIVISION 4 - D'Anthony Jenkins
DIVISION 4 - Keith Pierce
DIVISION 2 - Darius Mackey
DIVISION 2 - Andre' Morgan
  DIVISION 5 - Tracie Brown
DIVISION 5 - Terica Jemerson
DIVISION 3 - Mark Pillen
DIVISION 3 - Terrance Tate
Sergeant at Arms - Unappointed




THE 2017 – 2018 Basketball Season Meeting Schedule
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All members of the THSBOA HCBO (Houston Chapter Basketball Officials) must be registered on our assigning program website, RefTown (  Please register under the organization "THSBOA-HCBO".  All game assignments (all levels) will be assigned on RefTown.  New members, please make sure you register your information on RefTown.  If you have any problems registering on RefTown, please contact James Burkhalter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 832-462-5079.


HCBO Membership, our fall training class schedule for 2017 will begin on September 13th at Cy-Ridge High School (CFISD), Dobie High School (Pasadena ISD) and Summer Creek High School (Humble ISD).  Class times will start at 6:30pm at all locations.  Our training classes are open to both NEW and returning members with 4 or less years of expeierence officiating.  We will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays each week for the coming weeks except for the first week which starts on Sept 13th and the last week which ends on Oct. 16th.  

The dates are as followed: Sept. 13th, Sept. 18th, Sept. 20th, Sept. 25th, Sept. 27th, Oct. 2nd, Oct. 4th, Oct. 9th, Oct. 11th, and Oct. 16th.  Ross Cullins (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is our training coordinator.  He and his training staff have been approved by our board. 

Please feel free to provide this information to any person seeking to attend HCBO's Fall Training Sessions. 

We will also have training dates for Returning Officials that have 5 or more years of officiating experience with HCBO or another officiating Chapter. The dates will be sent out under separate e-mail.



All new officials must register on our assigning program,  You will register as an "official" under our organization "THSBOA-HCBO".  This is where games are assigned and how we communicate with our membership via mass e-mail.  Our training program is very important for new officials and officials with 3 or less years of experience.  We expect you to come out and be part of the what we consider the "Best Training Program in the State of Texas". Dobie High School is part of the Pasadena Independent School District, Spring High School is part of the Spring Independent School District, and Cy-Ridge is part of the Cy-Fair Independent School District.  The THSBOA HCBO Board and Training Committee is busy planning and preparing for the start of our fall training classes and is excited about getting started on September 7th.  

Eric Alexander is the THSBOA HCBO President (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and George Easterling is the THSBO HCBO Vice President and Chairman of the Training Committee (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Training opportunities will be available for our veteran (returning offiicials with five or more years of experience).  Information will be communicated to officials via e-mail and will have informtion posted on this website and

The Houston Chapter Basketball Officials has one of the best training programs in the State of Texas.  We are excited about our upcoming 2016 fall training classes and look forward to all of our members being involved.  New members, we need you in attendance at all our training classes.  We do understand that other circumstances may prevent you from being at every class but we encourage you to attend all the classes you are able to.  The same holds true for our second, third, and fourth year officials.  We need you also to attend as many classes as possible.  Returning members with four or more years of experience, we do have "returning member" clinics set up for you but we also need you involved to contribute and help mentor our younger officials.  We have all been where they are so we want to make sure they feel WELCOMED and COMFORTABLE as they prepare for the '16-'17 basketball season.  If you have any questions about training, please contact Ross Cullins (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Please remember training classes will start at 6:30pm.   For more information, please call the Houston Chapter Basketball Officials at 832-462-5079.



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