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Hey, I’m

Bainbridge Island City Council
Central Ward, 
District 5

Respected Leader / Passionate Advocate / Commonsense Approach

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Meet Clarence

Clarence Moriwaki is the president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, a founder and current Vice President of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association, and the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce 2017 Citizen of the Year.

 

Clarence has held responsible positions for President Bill Clinton, Governor Mike Lowry, Congressman Jay Inslee, Lt. Governor John Cherberg, the Washington State Senate, Sound Transit, ACLU of Washington, and he was the CEO of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington.

 

Clarence was a Tukwila City Council Member (1987-1991) a broadcast journalist with three Seattle radio stations, and he is our state's first and only 12 year-old Eagle Scout.

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Community Service

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, Trustee and President, 1998 to present

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association, Founding Member and current Vice President, 2008 to present

National Park Conservation Association, Northwest Regional Leadership Council, 2008 to present 

 

Common Threads/North Kitsap Multi-Cultural Task Force, Founding Member, 2005-2008

 

Puget Sound Blood Center, Rare Blood Task Force Member, 2006-2007

 

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Board of Directors, 2003-2006

 

Friends of Joel Pritchard Park, Steering Committee Member, 2003-2006

 

City of Bainbridge Island Wyckoff Superfund Site Acquisition Task Force, 2001-2005 

 

Walt and Milly Woodward Fund, Board of Directors, 2001-2005

 

City of Bainbridge Island Salary Commission, Member, 2001-2004

 

Marge Williams Center, Board of Directors, 2002-2004

 

City of Bainbridge Island Health, Housing and Human Services Council, Board of Directors,

2001-2003

City of Seattle, Child Care Staffing Task Force, Founding Member, 1990-1993

 

Child Care Resources, Founding Board Member, 1989-1992

 

Tukwila Parks and Recreation Commission, Chairman, 1983-1987

 

 
 

ISSUES

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CITY
GOVERNANCE

Bainbridge Island deserves responsive, responsible and predictable governance
 

Forest

PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

We must ensure that the pressures of growth are carefully balanced against with the preservation of the quality of life that we all enjoy.
 

LGBTQ Crowd

A COMMUNITY
FOR ALL

I believe that a community is defined and made richer by social, economic, religious and racial diversity. 

Endorsements

Governor Jay Inslee

Congressman Derek Kilmer

State Senator Christine Rolfes

State Representative Drew Hansen

Secretary of State Ralph Munro [retired]

State Senator Phil Rockefeller [retired]

Former Mayor Kol Medina

Former Mayor Val Tollefson

Former Mayor Wayne Roth

Former Mayor Darlene Kordonowy

Former Council Member Kjell Stoknes

Kitsap County Democratic Party [sole endorsement]
23rd Legislative District Democrats [sole endorsement]
Kitsap County Democratic Women approval

 

Gary Akizuki

Matt Albee

Kathleen Alcala

Tami Allen

Karen Anderson

Jack Arends

Marshia Armstrong

Sid Ball
Kip and Diane Bankhart

Andrea Barrineau

CarolAnn Barrows

Mike Bauer

Tom and Karen Beierle

Barbara Bolles

Robert Bosserman

Louis Boubong

Stephanie Bowen

Cullen Brady
Keith Brofsky

Marty Brown

John Brownlow

Ellen Bush

Erika Campbell

Johanna Caspander
Eric Cederwall

Barbara Clemons

Marina Cofer-Wildsmith
Ron Coglin

Judy and Ed Cole-Martin

Pamela Conyers
Shiela Curren

Marsha Cutting 
Dura Curry

Rod Dembrowski

Wayne and Marcy Daley
Tracey Peacoe Denlinger

Mike Dillon

Peter Drury
John Eisenhauer

Jerry Elfendahl

Karen Munro Ellick

John Ellis
Paula Enborg
Kim and Ela Esterberg
Jackie Fabbri
Charlie and tj Faddis

Ellen Ferguson

Matt Fick

Danny Fleenor

Jing Fong

Nate Ford

Jeanette Franks

Denise Michaels

Stan Miyao

Steve Moddeyer

Monika Monk

Bobbie Morgan

Fran Moyer

Bill Nakao

Larry Nakata

Anthony Oddo

Carl Olsen

Lisa Orville

Althea Paulson

Seth Pilkey

Lynn Pippard

Bethany Randles

Keri Rawlings-Rooney

Barry Reid

Kathy Reinders

Lisa Rennie

Kirsten Ressler

Greg Robinson

Don Rooks
Matt Rothe

Stephen Rowley

Bob Russell

Susan Sacchini-Bolden

Laura Sachs
Pete Saloutos

Malcolm Sanders

Emily Sato

Gloria Sayler
Brad Schabert
Katy Curtis Schabert

Greg Scheiderer

Casey Schmidt
Cynthia Sears

Erika Shriner

James Shore
Noyuri Soderland

Marie Spearman

Kjell Stoknes

Frank and Mary Stowell

John and Susan Swolgaard
Mary Ann Tollefson

Jay Trinidad

Dan Tritle
Jo Vander Stoep

Chris Van Dyk

Mary-Lou Vibrans

Connie Waddington

Maggie Warner

Scott Warner

Marcia Frew
Tammy Fujihara

Maradel Gale

Tom Goodlin

Leigh Manheim Gray
Erin Grayson
Fred and Wilene Grimm
Emily Groff

Mary Carol Gulbranson

Priscilla Haggar

Ardis Hallanger
David and Cindy Harrison

John Haydon

Dave Henry

Lawrence Hile
Frances Kitamoto Ikegami

Christopher Jablonski
Joan Jensen

David Johnsen

Bill Johnson
Steve and Vicki Johnson

Andre Kamber

Frank Karreman

Döna Keating
Emily Early Kehrberg

Omie Kerr

Pam Kersten

Tom Kilbane

Kimi Kinoshita

Tosh Kitagawa

Karen Klein

Nancy Klimp
Lilly Kitamoto Kodama

Darlene Abbott Kordonowy

Fran Korten

Kate Kruller

Ed and Karen Kushner

Jan Lambert

Diane Landry

Sarah Lane

Lara Lant

David Larimore

Vince Larson

Juliet LeDorze
Chasity Malatesta

Dan Mallove
Sallie Maron

Karen Matsumoto

Kyoko Matsumoto-Wright

Maureen McNulty

Alice Mendoza

 
 
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