Posted on 11 February 2013.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the hiring of Kendee Yamaguchi as Director of Policy, Legislative Affairs, and External Relations on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
As the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, Yamaguchi served as a small agency cabinet member and advised the governor, state agencies, the Legislature, and local government on policies, plans, and programs.
Yamaguchi will lead Ferguson’s governmental affairs team, advising the office on legislative issues, policy, and external relations. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 7 | 2/9-2/15
Posted on 19 November 2009.
Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Kendee Yamaguchi as the executive director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Yamaguchi is a third generation Japanese American born and raised in Washington.
Yamaguchi served as director in the Office of Management and Administration at the White House. She has worked in the Office of Public Liaison during the signing of the executive order establishing the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She has experience working as a television executive and a staff member in the Legislature. More recently, she was an attorney in private practice. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 28 No 48 | 11/21-11/27