P. C. Wu
|P. C. Wu|
|Born||October 14, 1943|
|Occupation||Pensacola City Council|
District 1 Councilman
Dr. Paul C. Wu is a member of the Pensacola City Council. He was elected to represent District 1 in November 2004. He currently serves as member of the Enterprise Operations Committee, Neighborhood Services Committee, the Community Redevelopment Agency and the Committee of the Whole.
Wu is a Professor Emeritus at the University of West Florida. In 1998, Wu helped create the Pensacola Center for Creative Community Solutions, a diverse group of residents who functioned as a "think tank" to seek nonviolent ways of dealing with community problems. In 2002, Florida Governor Jeb Bush appointed Wu to a four-year term of the Florida Commission on Human Relations. Wu is a longtime Rotarian, active with the Pensacola Five Flags Rotary, and was elected a Paul Harris Fellow in 1998. Wu is very active in community service, volunteering at Habitat for Humanity, Loaves and Fishes, and the Salvation Army.
P. C. has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D from FSU. He and his wife Judi have two children, Christopher and Ashley and are active members of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church.
Other community involvement
Wu currently serves on the Board of Directors of the North West Florida Blood Bank and the Baptist Health Care Foundation, and as the secretary of the North West Florida Council on Aging. He also serves on the Florida-Alabama TPO, the West Florida Regional Planning Council, and he is the Legislative Vice-chair of the North West Florida League of Cities. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Court Mediator and Assistant Trainer.
He is the recipient of numerous Ft. Walton Beach Center Outstanding Professor Awards and the recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Service Award. He served as a consultant and/or presented speeches in over twenty-five states and throughout Canada. He is past President of the Florida Association of Teacher Educators, the Florida Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Florida Association of Staff Development.
During his candidacy for Council in 2004, Wu was endorsed by four former mayors of Pensacola: Eugene Elebash, Warren Briggs, Vince Whibbs, and Jerry Maygarden. Wu defeated three others for the seat, obtaining 51.51% of the vote, thus avoiding the need for a run-off.
Wu has pre-filed for re-election.
|P. C. Wu||2,379||74.3%|
|P. C. Wu||2,211||51.51%|
|Norman J. Schuchman||448||10.44%|
|Pensacola City Council
2005 – present
|Government of the City of Pensacola|
|Mayor: Ashton Hayward • City Administrator: vacant • City Attorney: Rusty Wells • City Clerk: Ericka Burnett|
|Pensacola City Council|
|District 1: P. C. Wu • District 2: Sherri Myers • District 3: Maren DeWeese • District 4: Larry B. Johnson • District 5: John Jerralds|
|See also: Seal of the City of Pensacola • Pensacola City Hall • Charter of the City of Pensacola • Pensacola city limits|