Councilman P.C. Wu elected to National League of Cities Board of Directors
- November 25, 2014
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At the National League of Cities’ annual Congress of Cities and Exposition held this past weekend in Austin, Texas, Pensacola City Councilman P.C. Wu was elected to a two-year term on the League’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Wu, a Professor Emeritus at the University of West Florida, has served on the Pensacola City Council since 2004. He is a past president of the Northwest Florida League of Cities and recently completed a term as president of the Florida League of Cities, which represents more than 400 cities, towns, and villages across Florida.
“I want to congratulate Dr. Wu on this achievement and thank him again for his continued and distinguished service,” said Mayor Ashton Hayward. “Dr. Wu is a true statesman whose experience and leadership have been invaluable to our city. I am so proud of the way he has advocated for Pensacola on a regional and statewide level, and I know that he will continue to represent us well with the National League of Cities.”
Dr. Wu is a graduated of Florida State University. He and his wife Judi have two children, several grandchildren, and are active members of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church. Deeply active in the community, P.C. is a past president and active member of the Pensacola Five Flags Rotary and is involved with the West Florida Council on Aging, Habitat for Humanity, Loaves and Fishes, and the Salvation Army, among other organizations.
The National League of Cities, established in 1924, is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities and serves as a resource and advocate for more than 19,000 municipalities throughout the country. The League works to advocates for cities and towns and influence federal policy in Washington, D.C. and provides numerous programs and services to help keep city officials informed of important issues and ideas.