Eureka Gilkey

Eureka Gilkey

Executive Director
Project Row Houses
Houston, TX


Eureka Gilkey serves as Executive Director of PRH, a unique experiment in activating the intersections between art, historic preservation, affordable and innovative housing, community relations and development, neighborhood revitalization, and human empowerment.

Gilkey’s tenure began in 2015 and her work has advanced the realization of PRH’s strategic planning goals and organizational development in significant ways. Under Gilkey’s leadership, board membership has increased by 50%, the number of individual donors has increased by 25%, and the amount of funding allocated for general operating support has increased over $300,000 from the previous fiscal year.

Prior to joining PRH, Gilkey spent over fifteen years in Washington, D.C. developing and successfully implementing outreach and communications plans to key stakeholders and maintaining strategic partnerships among diverse constituencies. Gilkey’s professional experience includes serving as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the 57th Presidential Inaugural, where she oversaw outreach to the U.S. Supreme Court, Members of Congress, Members of the Cabinet, Governors, Mayors and other state and local elected officials.



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