Sang Yi is running for the 37th district seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. If successful in November, he will be a strong ally and asset to the maritime industry as a legislator.
Sang entered the maritime world by way of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, earning his 3rd Mate Unlimited license in 2003. He briefly sailed before returning home to the DC Metropolitan area, remaining in the maritime field as an analyst in the Maritime Division of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (formerly NIMA - National Imagery & Mapping Agency). With a strong interest in pursuing a career in the legislative branch of government, Sang pursued a law degree from George Washington University Law School. Sang currently works as a congressional aide on Capitol Hill, where he has kept an active interest in strengthening the U.S. merchant fleet.
Since 2003, Sang has maintained his shipping documents. He is an active member of the U.S. Navy Reserve's Merchant Marine Reserve and subsequent Strategic Sealift Officer Program rising to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He has completed assignments at the Office of Naval Intelligence's Civil/Maritime Office, MARAD's Ready Reserve Force, and Military Sealift Command.
In addition to local priorities, as a Delegate from Virginia representing the Fairfax area, Sang hopes to bring his maritime background to Virginia's General Assembly. Hampton Roads, the U.S. East Coast's third largest port, had record volume last year and is aiming to continue to grow. Sang seeks to promote maritime industry growth, especially as a legislator with a keen interest in Virginia's ports.
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