On Tuesday, May 22, 2018 AABANY ’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and NYCLA’s Asian Practice Committee and KALAGNY collaborated to present an evening celebrating Asian Americans in Public Service. Thank you to our distinguished panelists and their families for their service:
- Hon. Randall T. Eng, former Presiding Justice, New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department; Retired Colonel, New York Army National Guard;
- Brigadier General Richard C. Kim, Deputy Commanding General, Army North, U.S. Army; and
- Joon H. Kim, Esq., former Acting U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York.
Sung Hwang, Co-Chair of the AABANY Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and Co-Chair of the NYCLA Asian Practice Committee moderated the Panel.
Judge Eng, General Kim, and Joon Kim shared their experiences of being in government and public service. They inspired everyone to give back and care about their community.
The event concluded with Sung Hwang and Jimmy Kang, Co-Chairs of the AABANY Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and Margaret Ling, AABANY Development Director presenting Judge Eng, General Kim, and Joon Kim with award plaques in honor of their contributions to their country and community.
Thanks to Sung Hwang (KALAGNY member, AABANY’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Co-Chair and NYCLA’s Asian Practice Committee Co-Chair) and Jimmy Kang (AABANY’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Co-Chair) and Margaret T. Ling ( NYCLA’s Asian Practice Committee Co-Chair and AABANY’s Development Director) for organizing and Venable LLP for hosting.