|March 12||:||Organisational meeting convened to support the candidacy of Im Ja P. Choi and
Young K. Park, respectively, for the office of Register of Wills and
Board of Education, Wissahickon School District, Montgomery County,
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, for the primary election on May 18.
"Committee for Im Ja P. Choi and Young K. Park (CC&P)" adopted.
Sang Joo Kim elected to Chairman. Jenny Chung appointed to Secretary.
In attendance: Charlie Choe, Sullae Choe, Im Ja P. Choi, Jenny Chung,
Sang I. Kang, Adam Kim, Sang Joo Kim, Jin Seok Lee, Young K Park,
Paige H. Wallace |
|March 16||:||Jenny Chung appointed to Treasurer pro tempore. Robert's Rule of Order The
Modern Edition adopted for a governing guideline. |
|March 23||:||"Council for America My Country (CAMC)" was born. "To Empower to Practise
Good Citizenship" adopted. The CC&P's structure, leadership and membership carried
over. CC&P dissolved. CAMC "embraces a broader and deeper" vision. |
|April 13||:||Resolution adopted to support the candidacy of Loretta A. Leader for District
Justice, Cheltenham Township.
Im Ja P. Choi appointed to Director for Community Relations of CAMC.|
|April 14||:||Sang Joo Kim was an invited guest at the State Republican
Dinner at the Hyatt-Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia.|
|April 21||:||Issued an invitation to Loretta A. Leader to speak before CAMC meeting.|
|April 23||:||Loretta A. Leader, District Justice, Magisterial District 38-1-03, spoke at
the CAMC meeting. |
|April 30||:||Young K. Park appointed to Counselor of CAMC.|
* Why Do We Have to Participate in the Electoral Process?
Speaker : Sang Joo Kim
Venue : 706 Witmer Rd, Horsham, PA 19044
* Our Voice and Voting Rights
Speaker : Sang Joo Kim
Venue : 7300 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
|May 18||:||Loretta A. Leader and Young K. Park won the primary election.
Sang Joo Kim and Young K. Park made rounds visiting all polling places in the District. Im Ja P. Choi, Sang Joo Kim and Young K. Park attended the MCRC's
post-primary election party at the Cedarbrook Country Club. |
|June 10||:||Tae Shik Kwon appointed to Deputy Director for Community Relations of CAMC.|
|July 9||:||Marcel Groen, Chairman, Montgomery County Democratic Committee,
(MCDC) wrote to Sang Joo Kim offering the position for the candidacy
of Clerk of Courts to the Korean community. |
|July 15||:||CAMC holds News Conference at Dol Go Chon: "Clerk of Courts"|
|July 22||:||Sang Joo Kim participated in the MCDC's Executive Committee Meeting at the
invitation of MCDC.|
|August 19||:||Don Kim appointed to Secretary of CAMC.|
* What Are the Major Issues Facing the Korean-American Community? Where Are We?
Speaker : Sang Joo Kim
Venue : 775 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
|September 2||:||Jenny Chung appointed to Director for Voter Registration of CAMC.|
||CAMC Seminar :|
* Why Am I Running For A Public Office?
Speaker: Young K. Park
* American Democracy and the November Election
Speaker : Sang Joo Kim
Venue : Greater Plymouth Community Center, Norristown
CAMC holds News Briefing: "The Spirit of the Constitution Award"
|September 13||:||Il Hwan Kim, Jae Jin Ma, and Ae Sook Yoon appointed to Director for Outreach,
Treasurer, and Director for Ageing & Elder Care, respectively.|
|September 17||:||CAMC received The Spirit of the Constitution Award sponsored by
The League of Women Voters of Philadelphia.|
Kwi Yun Park, 12th grade at the Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School, won
the Constitution Day Essay Contest, entitled "What My Citizenship
Means to Me".
|September 22||:|| Jenny Chung resigned from Director for Voter Registration.|
|September 26||:|| Voter registration drive conducted at Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church.|
|October 2||:|| Voter registration drive conducted at Woo Jung Tennis Club.|
|October 3||:|| Voter registration drive conducted at Antioch Church of Philadelphia,
Blue Bell Korean Presbyterian Church, Nak Won Presbyterian Church,
Peniel Korean Presbyterian Church, Zion Presbyterian Church. |
|October 10||:||Sang Joo Kim was an invited guest at the MCDC's Annual Fall Dinner.|
|October 11||:||Jerry Boucher appointed to Director for Systems Management.|
|October 12||:||Sang Joo Kim was an invited guest at the Civic Leadership Reception
sponsored by League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania. CAMC contributed
to the Citizen Education Fund at the level of Corporate Voter.|
|November 2||:||Sang JooKim and Young K. Park made rounds visiting all polling places in the District. Sang Joo Kim and Young K. Park attended the MCRC's post-election party at the Cedarbrook Country Club.|
|November 2||:||Young K Park won the general election today to be a director of the Board of Education of the Wissahickon School District, Montgomery
County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.|
|November 22||:||Young K Park's appointment to CAMC Staff rescinded.|
|January 17||:||Mary Etezady spoke on the Philosophy and Mission of the League of Women Voters.|
|January 20||:||Sang Joo Kim was an invited guest at the dinner of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.|
|February 21||:||Willie Pai appointed to Deputy Secretary of CAMC.|
|November 1||:||Edward S G Dennis Jr appointed CAMC Advisor.|
|November 14||:||Julia K Han appointed CAMC Deputy Secretary.|
|February 28||:||Don Kim resigned from Secretary.|
|March 1||:||Jae Jin Ma resigned from Treasurer.|
|March 19||:||Julia Han appointed to Secretary and Treasurer pro temp.|
Julia Han resigned from Deputy Secretary.
Willie Pai appointed to Director for Data Management.
Willie Pai resigned from Deputy Secretary.
|September 25||:||CAMC Seminar:
Loretta A Leader delivered a speech on "Civic Duty and Good Citizenship".|
Sang Joo Kim remarked on "Immigrants and National Security [I]" and The Federalist Papers [I]"
Venue: Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church, Horsham, Pennsylvania.
|November 17||:||Chung Soo J Lee appointed to Director for Public Affairs.|
|December 19||:||Letter to Joseph M Hoeffel.||
|January 28||:||Letter to Joseph M Hoeffel.||
|March 19||:||Letter to Joseph M Hoeffel.||
|July 9||:||Young C Song appointed Director for Data Management|
|October 15||:||Young C Song resigned.|
|October 24||:||CAMC Seminar: Lessons from the David Chang- Robert G Torricelli Affairs|
Sang Joo Kim remarked on "Lessons from the David Chang - Robert G Torricelli Affairs"
Calvary Vision Center, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
||CAMC co-sponsored "The Korean Diaspora" Symposium held at Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.|
Montgomery County Community College co-sponsored "The Korean Diaspora" Symposium.
CAMC co-sponsored "ICAS Reception & Dinner" held at Blue Bell Country Club Grand Ballroom, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
Blue Bell Country Club co-sponsored "ICAS Reception & Dinner".
The Hon Edward G Rendell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Recognized Korea Day.
Grand Master Jhoon Rhee was Guest of Honour.
The Hon Barton Hertzbach, President Jewish Community Relations of Greater Philadelphia, was special guest.
The Hon A Hirotoshi Nishikawa, President Japanese American Citizens League Philadelphia Chapter, was special guest.
The Hon John F Street, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, Proclaimed Korea Day.
The Hon Rick Santorum, United States Senator, Sent Greetings.
The Hon Arlen Specter, United States Senator, Sent Greetings.
The Hon Curt Weldon, United States Representative, Sent Greetings.
The Hon Terence R McAuliffe, Chairman Democratic National Committee, Sent Greetings.
|March 19||:||CAMC co-sponsored
ICAS Annual Liberty Award Luncheon
in honour of U S Secretary of Labor Elaine L Chao.|
|July 20||:||Julia K Han testified
before the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.