|July 1, 2018|
Councilman on the Fairfax City Council
Challenges and Issues facing the Korean-American Community
Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, and Strategy
ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora
August 11, 2018 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Jonson Center Room D
George Mason University
We are pleased to share with you that Sang Yi will address "Challenges and Issues facing the Korean-American Community" for this year's ICAS Summer Symposium: The Korean Diaspora and ICAS Liberty Award Dinner slated to be held on August 11, 2018.
Elected on May 1, 2018, Sang Yi currently serves as a Councilman on the Fairfax City Council.
An active leader in the community, Sang previously served as the City’s appointed member of the Fairfax Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) Policy Board. He also served as the 2nd Vice Commander of American Legion Post 177 in the City of Fairfax, and as President of his homeowners association.
Sang has a deep gratitude and respect for the American Dream, which motivated him to dedicate his life to public service in pursuit of growing opportunities for others. An experienced government professional, he presently serves as a senior congressional aide focused on oversight of our U.S. government at the highest levels to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse.
Sang began his career in the executive branch at a Defense Department intelligence agency. He also serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.
Sang is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (B.S. Logistics & Intermodal Transportation), the U.S. Naval War College (M.A. National Security & Strategic Studies), and the George Washington University Law School (J.D.).