The National League of Cities came together this weekend in Washington D.C. and Campbell Vice Mayor Evan Low was elected to serve as President of the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials constituency group.
According to the release, the APAMO, established in 1985 serves as a vehicle for members to discuss problems, solutions, debate policy issues and contribute to the success of American cities and towns.
"I am delighted to lead and be part of a national organization that advocates for the best interests of local cities," Campbell Vice Mayor Evan Low said in an email. "The Asian Pacific American community is a growing population in the United States and I an committed to encouraging more participation among underrepresented communities."
Low takes the place of another Silicon Valley elected official, 2011 President of the constituency group Cupertino councilman Gilbert Wong.
"I thank fellow Silicon Valley elected official Gilbert Wong for his work and for his dedication to municipal service," Low said.
Others elected to the leadership roles in the group this weekend include:
- First Vice President: Stephen K. Sham, Council Member, Alhambra, Calif.
- Second Vice President: Sue Chan, Council Member, Fremont, Calif.
- Treasurer: Madison Nguyen, Vice Mayor, San Jose, Calif.