Orange County's Firefighters Back Anthony Kuo for Re-Election
IRVINE, California - Irvine's Vice Mayor Anthony Kuo has earned the endorsement of the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association, Local 3631.
Vice Mayor Kuo, who serves on the Board of Directors of the Orange County Fire Authority, is running for re-election to the Irvine City Council in the November 2022 election.
"Protecting Irvine's quality of life has always been one of my top priorities," said Vice Mayor Kuo. "I'm dedicated to working with and supporting our first responders to keep Irvine communities safe," Kuo added.
"Throughout your first term on the Irvine City Council and your service on the OCFA Board of Directors, you have demonstrated your support for our firefighters and paramedics," said Todd Baldridge, President of the OCPFA, Local 3631. Baldridge added, "The men and women of OCPFA Local 3631 will never forget the tireless support that you provided for the recovery of our two firefighters critically injured at the Silverado Fire. You stepped up in a way that very few elected officials have ever done, and we are incredibly grateful."
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Irvine Vice Mayor Anthony Kuo is the first member of the Irvine City Council to have grown up in Irvine. First elected in 2018 after nearly eight years as a City Commissioner, he represents the City on the Boards of the Irvine Barclay Theatre and the Orange County Sanitation District. Kuo also represents the City on the Board of Directors of the Irvine Community Land Trust where he is President and the Orange County Fire Authority where he is Vice Chairman. Outside of City Hall, Kuo also serves on the Board of the Irvine Children's Fund and the Advisory Board of Crime Survivors Inc.