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Grace Hu,
Mayor

Updated May 23, 2017

Grace Hu

Mayor Grace Hu was elected to the City Council in 1992, served as mayor in 1995–96 and was re-elected to the City Council in 1997. She served a second term as mayor in 1999–2000. In 2017, she was re-elected to the City Council.

She served on the City's Property Preservation Commission from 1991 to 1992. During her previous City Council service, Hu served on the City's Budget, County Health Department & Health Insurance, Finance, Legal Services, Legislative and Performing Arts committees. She was also the City's alternate delegate to the Gateway Cities Council of Governments and the Council's liaison to Cerritos Community College.

A 41-year Cerritos resident, Hu is a real estate broker and investment consultant, owning real estate agencies in Cerritos and Artesia. She was named 1996 "Woman of the Year" for the 56th State Assembly District and was listed as one of the top 100 businesswomen for 1999 and 2000 by the "Los Angeles Business Journal."

Hu has a graduate degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor of law degree from Catholic Fu-Jen University in Taiwan. She has served on the Rancho Los Cerritos Board of Realtors and the Los Cerritos YMCA, and is a member of the Cerritos Chamber of Commerce.

Born in China, Hu earned her United States citizenship more than 40 years ago. Hu's husband, Tianlai, is an engineer. They have two sons, George and Henry, and a daughter, Gloria.

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