Felix Fukui Elected to WPC Board of Directors

Tue, Sep 11th 2012, 14:40. Filed under News Releases.

Pittsburgh, Pa. – September 11, 2012 – The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy recently elected Felix G. Fukui to the board of directors.

Fukui has owned and managed Fukui Architects since 1991. His design work has been accessioned in the permanent collection of the Heinz Architectural Center at the Carnegie Museum of Art and his firm has won numerous design awards. Fukui holds a bachelor of arts in philosophy from University of California at San Diego and a master’s degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University.

His professional and community affiliations include the Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania boards of architects for the American Institute of Architects, chairman of the University of Pittsburgh Japanese Nationality Room Scholarship Committee and the Japan-America Development Committee. He currently serves on the board of Fox Chapel Golf Club. He resides in Fox Chapel with his wife Melanie.

Fukui joins a 30-member board that oversees the Conservancy’s finances, strategic direction and policies.

A photo has been made available for media use at: http://goo.gl/zTTVo


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About the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy:

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) enhances the region’s quality of life by protecting and restoring exceptional places. A private nonprofit conservation organization founded in 1932, WPC has helped to establish ten state parks, conserved more than 233,000 acres of natural lands and protected or restored more than 1,500 miles of rivers and streams. The Conservancy owns and operates Fallingwater, which symbolizes people living in harmony with nature. In addition, WPC enriches our region’s cities and towns through 135 community gardens and greenspaces that are planted with the help of 13,000 volunteers. The work of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is accomplished through the support of more than 11,000 members. For more information, visit WaterLandLife.org.


Media contact:
Genny McIntyre
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
(412) 586-2368
gmcintyre@paconserve.org