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Legislation #: 010567 Introduction Date: 4/12/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/12/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Honoring and recognizing Elizabeth Y. F. Chu, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City, Missouri.

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4/12/2001

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RESOLUTION NO. 010567

 

Honoring and recognizing Elizabeth Y. F. Chu, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Y. F. Chu has competently and effectively served as the Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City, Missouri since 1998 and soon will be departing this post to return to her native country, Taiwan; and

 

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Chu is one of only two foreign government representatives serving in Kansas City and is Taiwans only female foreign service economic and cultural representative to the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, her dynamic presence will leave an indelible mark in the communities she has served from a six-state region which have benefitted from her leadership and dedication to the advancement of U.S. Taiwanese relations; and

 

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Chus acute business sense and savvy has allowed her to play an influential role as a catalyst for the development of business ties and trade opportunities in Taiwan to local companies and U.S. government officials; and

 

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Chus active participation in local civic organizations has helped her realize her goals as a goodwill embassador and as a liaison between local cultural, social and educational institutions and their counterparts in Taiwan; and

 

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Chu is a kind and generous person, who deservedly enjoys a reputation as an accomplished artist, an ultimate career diplomat, and as a scholar holding masters degrees in social sciences and business administration in economics from San Francisco State University; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Chu has been recognized by Marquis Whos Who in The World as a global leader and whose dedication and love for her job as a civil servant for the Taiwanese government makes her a true role model as a leader and professional for women not only in Taiwan but the whole world; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize and extend their sincere appreciation to Elizabeth Y. F. Chu, for her loyal friendship and years of distinguished service as Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City, Missouri; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Elizabeth Y.F. Chu in token of the high esteem in which she is held by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City.

 

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