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» » » » » » » » 2013 Senatorial Candidate #15: Richard “Dick” Gordon Profile


JR Lopez Gonzales 8:29 AM 0


In the light of the upcoming Elections this May 2013, I'm posting the background profiles of the 33 senatorial candidates. Please, I beg you; vote wisely.

Senatorial Candidate No. 15
Dick Gordon
Full Name:
Richard “Dick”Juico Gordon

Sex:
Male

Age:
67

Town / City Registered:
Olongapo City

Birthplace:
Castillejos, Zambales

Coalition:
UNA

Political Party:
  • UNA
  • Bagumbayan-VNP (2009–present)
  • Independent (2004-2009)
  • Nacionalista (1988–2004)

Professional / Political Experience:
  • Senator of the Philippines (2004-2010)
  • Mayor of Olongapo, (1980-1986)
  • Lawyer
  • Broadcast Journalist (AksyonTV)
  • Brand Manager, Procter and Gamble Phils. (1966-1967)

Education:
  • Lourdes Catholic School (Lourdes School Quezon City)  & Colegio de San Juan de Letran (elementary)
  • AdMU (high school, 1962)
  • AdMU (BA History & Government, 1966)
  • UP (Law, 1975)

Achievements and Distinctions:
  • Presidential candidate for 2010 elections but lost.
  • Tourism Secretary, Wow! Philippines
  • Chairman and Governor, Phil. National Red Cross (1986-present)
  • Founding Chairman & Administrator, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority  (SBMA) (1992-1998)
  • Youngest delegate of the Constitutional Convention (1971 to 1972)
  • The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL 1996)
  • Some authored bills enacted to law: Automated Elections Law, Veteran’s Law, National Tourism Policy Act of 2009, among others
  • Gold Humanitarian Award, Japan Red Cross (2008)
  • Gold Vision Triangle Award, National YMCA
  • Who’s Who in Asia, NHK TV Japan (1995)
  • 20 Great Asians of the Future, Asiaweek Magazine (1995)
  • Man of the Year, Alas Singko y Media Program, ABS-CBN (1996)
  • Most Distinguished Alumnus, UP Alumni Association (1997)
  • International Awardee, Visit Korea, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Republic of Korea (2003)




 

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