Thursday, January 1, 2009

Norman H. Hui, D.D.S.

Norman H. Hui, D.D.S., is one of the founding members of the Organization of Chinese Americans, East Bay Chapter and was president from 1999 to 2002. Norman was born in Mainland China, and his family moved from Canton to Hong Kong after the Chinese Communist Party took over the country in 1949. In 1959, Dr. Hui immigrated to the United States with his parents, where he attended the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. degree in Biological Sciences in 1966. He subsequently received his DDS degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1973. His political and community activism began by serving as a member of the Board of Directors of his children’s school. He was also a member of the Board of Directors on the San Francisco Chinatown Lions Club and was elected president in 1985. Norman served as a member of the Board of Directors at North East Medical Services in San Francisco since 1982 and was chairperson from 1992 to 2002. He was Chair of the California Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs Commission for three terms from 2004 to 2006. Norman is a member of the Chinese American Political Association (CAPA) in Contra Costa County and was elected president in 1995. He continues to be heavily involved with community and political forums and fundraising activities for various political candidates.