Updating CommitteeWorkgroup Pages

  • Purpose: To change upcoming meeting dates, committee members, and other info.
  • When: Whenever committee/work-group information changes
  • Explanation: This will allow you to update your committee/work-group pages on HoustonUASI.com


  1. In the address bar of a web browser type: http://www.piersystem.com
  2. Enter your PIER username. It may be different from your logon information for other services.
  3. Enter your PIER password.
    1. Note: If you have forgotten your username, contact another PIER user who can logon and check Settings > Users > User list to view your username.
    2. Note: If you have forgotten your password click on “Forget your password?” and follow the prompts.
  4. Click “Log On” or press “Enter.”
  5. If prompted, choose “Houston Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)”
  6. From the Home screen “Welcome back Lach…” click on Documents (tab).
  7. From the Documents screen click on the “Edit Folders” link above the folders list.
  8. Find the name of the committee/work-group you with to update and click on the Edit Folder icon (Edit Pencil)
  9. Click on “View Description” to view the text of your committee/work-group page
    1. Note: Click on the “Toggle Fullscreen Mode” icon to maximize the tiny window. You will have to click this again to save.
  10. When finished making changes, click “Submit”
  11. Click “View Website” and confirm that your changes look as you intended.