The Korea-U.S. National Prayer Breakfast, Washington, D.C.
제 5 대 회장, 박 상근
Sang Kuen Park, the fifth president of
the Korea-U.S. National Prayer Breakfast, Washington, D.C.
Sang K. Park is a graduate of Seoul National University College of Law (1979) and its law school with LL.M. in International Law (1981). Came to US in 1981 and graduated from George Washington University, National Law Center with LL. M. in Comparative Law (1983) and International Law (1985). Having been a member of District of Columbia (1988), Virginia (1989) and Maryland State Bars (1992), his primary focus in law practice is in the area of commercial real estate transactions, landlord and tenant law, labor law, immigration law and conflicts of law between US and Korea.
In helping Korean community to be assimilated into mainstream society, he served for fifteen years as a legal counsel for Korean American Association of Washington Metropolitan Area and for Korean American Grocers’ Association of Greater Washington. As an advocate for political and social empowerment of Korean Americans he was one of the founders of Advocates for the Rights of Korean Americans, an advocacy organization supported by 1st and 2nd generation Korean immigrants, and later served as its executive director.
In public area, Mr. Park served as a member of Advisory Committee to Immigrant and Refugee Policy Council under Virginia General Assembly and was a member of Fairfax County Human Rights Commission from 1999
to 2001. He currently serves as the president-elect of Korean CBMC (Connecting Business and Marketplace to Christ) of North America that represents Korean American Christian businessmen and professionals in North America and has 43 chapters in North America. He is expect to lead KCBMC for the next two years from July
of 2016 as its president. He is a ruling elder of The Church for All Nations in Vienna, Virginia and has
one son with Susan K. Park.