Clarence Moriwaki, chief executive officer of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW), is leaving his position, effective Feb. 4, to pursue new career opportunities.
Moriwaki said he is going to seek appointment on the Kitsap County Commission. Moriwaki has been a city council member for the city of Tukwila, and was a Washington state Senate candidate for the 11th legislative district primary election in 1992.
Taking over as interim director of JCCCW will be former Vice President Kirsten Henning, who has resigned from the JCCCW board in order to accept the position.
Henning is a senior project manager at Pyramid Communications and serves as an active volunteer for the Girl Scouts and Densho. ♦