- 2012 Awarded Dongbaek Medal of the Order of Civil Merit by the Republic of Korea
- 2010 present Chair of the Steering Committee of Korean American Civic Empowerment
- 2009 present President of the Korean American Forum Inc.
- 2007 Awarded Civil Rights Award by the Asian American Bar Association of New York
- 2004 - 2006 Chair of the Political Empowerment Committee of the Korean American Association of Greater New York
- 1996 - 2010 President of the Korean-American Voters’ Council