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E. Ken Tokutomi has been recognized by a number of groups for service in the community and in the region.  Honors and memberships include:

  • Elected Board Member & Past President 2006 & 2013 of Placer Co. Office of Education

         Outstanding Placer County School Board Trustee  2011

  • President of the Forgotten Soldier Program, Auburn CA

  • One of 18 Extraordinary Asian Pacific American in the U.S. 2011, selected by the

          Pacific Citizen, the National Newspaper for the Japanese American Citizen League

  • Placer High School Hall of Fame Inductee Class of 2011

  • Vernon McCann Award 1997 Outstanding Citizen of the Year select by the Auburn Journal

  • Placer County Hero for outstanding work in the Co.,  the Placer Co. Board of Supervisors 2011

  • Treasure of Feed the Hungry of Auburn  

         Selected  Placer Co. 4-H All Star 2015 for support of the Gold Co. Fair livestock auction

  • Distinguished President Auburn Kiwanis Club 1990 and current member

  •  Salvation Army Advisory Board of Auburn Past Chairman and current Treasurer

          The Blood and Fire Award for Outstanding Service from The Salvation Army in 2014

  • Past elected member of the Newcastle Sewer District

  • Past& Current member of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

  • Past member of Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) of Placer County

  • Member of the first graduating classes of Leadership Auburn & Sierra Business Council.

  • Member Placer H.S. Athletic Hall of Fame Committee

  • Current Treasurer & Past President of the Placer Co. Japanese American Citizens League

     Chairman of the 442nd Memorial project located in Roseville Bill Santucci Justice Center

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