Clifton, Virginia - Today, Harold Pyon announced the endorsement of Fairfax City Councilman Sang Yi.
"Harold Pyon is a proven leader and advocate for his community," said Yi. "Harold and I share a deep appreciation for the American Dream and the desire to create opportunities for fellow Virginians. I know he has the heart and character to do what's right and fight for the next generation. Harold will work tirelessly for the people of the 40th District."
Harold Pyon: Harold Pyon was born in Korea and immigrated to the United States, settling in Virginia over five decades ago. After high school, Harold served in the United States Army as a Medic. Harold graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University through the G.I. Bill. You can find Harold’s complete biography by visiting https://www.haroldpyon.com/about.
COuncilman Sang Yi: Sang H. Yi is serving his second term on City Council. Yi serves on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Climate, Energy, and Environmental Policy Committee and the Virginia Municipal League General Laws Committee and Human Development and Education Committee. He previously served as the city representative to the Fairfax Alcohol Safety Action Program Policy Board. He also served as the Second Vice Commander of American Legion Post 177, and is the past-president of the Cameron Glen Homeowners Association.
Yi is a senior congressional aide specialized in government oversight issues and policy, and also serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Previously, he was an executive officer at a Defense Department intelligence agency. Yi earned his Bachelor of Science degree in logistics and intermodal transportation from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. He earned a Masters of Arts degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College, and a Juris Doctor degree from The George Washington University Law School. He and his wife, Sarah, have two children.