At their farewell party, Richard McIver and Jan Drago both recieved books signed by their colleagues.
Tosh Okamoto (left) and Keith Yamaguchi (right) from the NVC present Drago (in green) the Commander’s Award. Also pictured: Drago’s aide, Barbara Clemons.
Councilmembers Jan Drago and Richard McIver had a joint farewell party at Seattle City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes Room. Present was the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC), which gave Drago the Commander’s Award. In 2000, Drago was the first local elected official to support naming a U.S. courthouse after Japanese American William Nakamura.