George Goffney, Jr. has dedicated his life and career to energy and law enforcement. Having grown up in the rural community of Dickinson, Texas – just south of the Houston Metroplex – Mr. Goffney, has always exhibited a dedication to and need for a safe and functional community that embraces respect, diversity and ethical practices.
Upon graduating from Dickinson High School, Mr. Goffney attended College of the Mainland while working in the Chemical and Energy Sector. Attaining a degree as a technology operator, he secured employment at Rohm & Haas where he made a successful career as a plant operator and most tenured operator. In the transactional merging of Rohm & Haas with Dow Chemicals, leadership elected to keep Mr. Goffney on as the most tenured Plant Operator/Trainer with 40+ years of experience.
During his time at Rohm & Haas, George continued his education by attending the police academy at College of the Mainland. Having successfully graduated and passing the TCLEOSE exam, Mr. Goffney was commissioned as a certified police officer and joined the Galveston County Sherriff’s Department. Working diligently within the community, in neighborhoods, building relationships with business owners and young people – Mr. Goffney became a community icon having made his presence known in his local community and hometown.
Mr. Goffney is a native Texan and takes great joy in caring for his mother whom resides in Dickinson, Texas. He is the father of seven and grandfather of twelve. He married to City of Houston Fire Fighter Carla West Goffney and they reside in Friendswood, Texas. In their spare time they enjoy travel, spending time with the grandchildren and hosting family events at home.