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Mayumi Tsutakawa, American Writer, editors Charter member Washington state Commision on Asian American Affairs, Olympia, 1972-1974; board directors public radio station KRAB-FM, Seattle, 1979-1981; president of the board directors International Examiner, Seattle, 1983-1990; trustee Cornish College of theArts, since 1994; board directors Hedgebrook Writers Colony, since 1996. F C.

Background

Tsutakawa, Mayumi was born on December 13, 1949 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of George and Ayame (Iwasa) Tsutakawa.

Education

Student, Scripps College, 1970. Bachelor, University Washington, 1972. Master Communications, University Washington, 1977.

Career

Program planner, Seattle Department Human Resources, 1972-1974; assistant director, Asian Multi-Media Center, Seattle, 1974; reporter, editor, Seattle Times, 1976-1982; freelance writer, editor,, Seattle, since 1982; instructor, Seattle Center Community College, 1983-1984; community arts coordinator, King County Arts Commission, Seattle, 1984-1986; assistant director, King County Arts Commission, Seattle, 1986-1990; manager, King County Cultural Resources Division, Seattle, 1990-1993. Juror Seattle Arts Commission, 1985, National Endowment for Arts, Washington,1988, 91, 92, 93, 95, Oregon State Arts Commission, Salem, 1989, Council ofLit. Magazines, New York City, 1991.

Membership

Charter member Washington state Commision on Asian American Affairs, Olympia, 1972-1974. Board directors public radio station KRAB-FM, Seattle, 1979-1981. President of the board directors International Examiner, Seattle, 1983-1990.

Trustee Cornish College of theArts, since 1994. Board directors Hedgebrook Writers Colony, since 1996. F C.

Connections

Children: Kenzan, Yayoi.

father:
George Tsutakawa

mother:
Ayame (Iwasa) Tsutakawa

children:
Yayoi Tsutakawa

Kenzan Tsutakawa