At-Large Position 1

Staff Directory

John Moss
John Moss, Chief of Staff
John Moss currently serves as the Chief of Staff to At-Large Position 1 Council Member Mike Knox.  John is a native Houstonian who has dedicated his career to public service. John is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.  Upon his graduation, he began his career in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of State in Washington, D.C.  After almost four years in that position, he returned to Houston to work on a number of political campaigns.
Following campaign work, John worked in the Texas Legislature in Austin for fourteen years where he learned the legislative process on the state level. After working in the Texas Capitol, John continued his public service working for a Houston City Council Member for six years.  Upon the Council Member’s conclusion of his term in office, John began serving in his current position with Council Member Mike Knox. John and his family currently reside in Houston.

Lanny Griffith
Lanny Griffith, Communications Director

Lanny Griffith is a Baytown native who graduated from Lee High School and later earned a B.A from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.  He was a free lance reporter for the Associated Press for many years before working at KTRH 740 AM and sister station KLOL 101 FM.  From radio he transitioned to television at Fox 26 News where he featured positive impact stories.  After 15 years of television Griffith returned to radio at News 92 FM, a 24 hour, all news radio station.  In 2011, Griffith was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame for his 30 years of broadcast excellence.   More recently Griffith served as Media Coordinator for the 2016 Mayoral Inauguration at Jones Hall handling the needs of print, radio, tv, and websites assigned to cover the event.  A social media strategist, Griffith excels in community relations and enjoys market wide recognition.  In the past Griffith has served as Media Adviser to a number of non-profit agencies.   As Communications Director for At-Large Position 1 Council Member Mike Knox, Griffith handles all media and media relations in the office.

Sheena Childs
Sheena Childs, Administrative Coordinator
Meet our newest Administrative Coordinator, Sheena Childs. She graduated from UH Downtown in 2008 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. Sheena brings seven years of administration, outreach, and public relations experience to our At-Large 1 office. We welcome Sheena with open arms.