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Elizabeth Y.F. Chu

Elizabeth Y.F. Chu, Chinese diplomat. Named Model Civil Servant, Cabinet of the Republic of China, Taipei, 1994, 20 Year Civil Service award, 1998; named Honorary Nebraska Citizen, 1998. Member Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (appreciation award 1998), International Trade Club, World Trade Council of Wichita (appreciation award 1999), Phi Beta Delta.

Background

  • Chu, Elizabeth Y.F. was born on July 30, 1955 in Pengfu, Taiwan. Daughter of Tze-ming Chu and Chiu Hua Yang.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tunghai University, Taiwan, 1977. Master in Social Science, San Francisco State University, 1991. Master in Economics, San Francisco State University, 1992.

      Doctor (honorary), Baker University, 1999.

    Career

    • Desk officer Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of China, Taipei, 1978-1986, assistant on home assignment, 1992, section chief, 1992-1995, assistant counselor, section chief, 1995-1996, deputy director general, 1996-1998. Assistant Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, San Francisco, 1986-1992, director general Kansas City, Missouri, since 1998. Board directors Trade Promoting Fund, Bureau Trade Affairs, Ministry Economic Affairs, Taipei, 1996-1998.

    Works

    • Artist: Nature and Art, 1998. Exhibited in group shows.

    Membership

    Member Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (appreciation award 1998), International Trade Club, World Trade Council of Wichita (appreciation award 1999), Phi Beta Delta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Art, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Chao-wen Yu; children: Judy, Howard.
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    Born July 30, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1977
      Tunghai University
    • 1991
      San Francisco State University
    • 1992
      San Francisco State University
    • 1999
      Baker University
    • 1978 - 1986
      Desk officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of China
      Taipei, T'ai-pei, Taiwan
    • 1986 - 1992
      assistant, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1992 - 1995
      Desk officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of China
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