Edmond J. Gor
Ed Gor has blended a career as a Project and Program Manager on successful chemical and refinery engineering projects with Jacobs Engineering Group and in financial management with an increasing depth and breadth of experience derived from volunteering at critical needs non-profit organizations. He has had oversight responsibilities in evaluating financial management reports of non-profit agencies, evaluated and awarded services contracts for public and private sector funds, and performed audit and monitoring duties on successful proposers.
His community involvement spans across many areas. In addition to having been the Finance Committee Chair of the Houston International Festival, he also provided guidance in various leadership positions on the Board of Directors of the Texas Gulf Coast Workforce Commission (now known as The Worksource), Sheltering Arms Senior Services (a United Way agency) and several Asian American organizations in Houston. Combining an interest in running with causes relating to the elderly and race relations, he was actively engaged on the steering committees of the Uptown Turkey Trot for Sheltering Arms and the inaugural Human Race 5K Walk and Run for the Houston Holocaust Museum.
As a past President of the Houston chapter of Chinese American Citizens Alliance, he has annually coordinated youth attendees from its national chapters for the Youth Leadership Conference and procured a successful grant for Houston’s first Asian congregate meal program for seniors. He was a charter member of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Association and the Asian American Coalition, and has continues to serve on the national board of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance in several leadership positions.
A native Houstonian, he is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Electrical Engineering. His personal story as a first generation Chinese American of immigrant parents mirrors that of many of the members of the C.A.C.A.