Clarence Moriwaki

City Council
Title: Councilmember, Central Ward
Phone: 206-491-6131
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Clarence Moriwaki

Term Expires December 31, 2025

About Councilmember Moriwaki

Clarence Moriwaki was born in Moses Lake, Washington, graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in Communications, and in 1997 made Bainbridge Island his home.
For more than 20 years, Clarence has served our community on numerous civic and government boards and committees, notably as past president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community and the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. In recognition of his service, he was named the 2017 Citizen of the Year by the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce. 

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 also a Tukwila City Council Member, 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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