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Elizabeth Y.F. Chu

diplomat

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, golf.

Connections

Married Chao-wen Yu; children: Judy, Howard.

father:
Tze-ming Chu

mother:
Chiu Hua Yang

spouse:
Chao-wen Yu

children:
Judy Chu

Howard Chu