Seashore Community Advisory Panel (SEACAP)


History: Organized in 1993 as a spin-off of BAYCAP, SEACAP community members began meeting with the Port Road companies east of Highway 146 as the Port of Houston’s Bayport Container Terminal began construction.

Number of plants: 8, and the Port of Houston Bayport Terminal

Number of community members: Approximately 25

Facilitator: Mary Jane Naquin

Contact information: 

Meetings: Monthly except July, with a December holiday celebration on the 2nd Wednesday from 4:30 – 6pm. Meetings are held on Port Road at one of the sponsor companies. Due to COVID restrictions, meetings are currently held on the Zoom platform.


  • To engage in open dialogue about community/industry mutual interests
  • To understand industry’s performance and its effects on nearby neighbors
  • Share community expectations for industry local health, safety, environmental and quality-of-life issues
  • To examine area concerns, such as emergency management, regulatory changes and impacts, jobs and workforce needs; and community engagement and support.

Most common issues of interest (chosen in structured Program Planning process):

  • Annual “state of the plant” reports
  • Plant expansions and growth
  • Worker health and safety programs
  • Air Quality – HRM update
  • Local Programs for workforce training
  • Highway 146 traffic management
  • Local Economic Growth – Outlook for 2022 and Beyond
  • Future of the Workforce study
  • Plastics and the environment
  • E-commerce growth and area warehouse development
  • New air quality monitors and mobile vans.