President, Co-chair: Adelaide Ferguson, Consultant, Global Education and Development
Honorary Co-chair: Dennis Morikawa, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP; Honorary Consul
General of Japan in Philadelphia, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Vice President: Mirai Yasuyama, Project Architect, Varenhorst Architects, LLC
Treasurer: Jeff McLaughlin, Partner, KPMG LLP
Secretary: Frank Chance, PhD, Associate Director for Academics, Retired, Center for East Asian
Studies, University of Pennsylvania


Pat Dailey, Controller, Rohto-Mentholatum Research Laboratories
James E. Foley, PhD, Managing Director, Aqua Partners, LLC
Alistair Howard, PhD, Director, Education Abroad,Temple University
Leo A. Holt, President, Holt Logistics
Lou Padulo, President Emeritus, University City Science Center
Miller Parker, CEO, Philadelphia Business and Technology Center
Jay Shoji, Executive Vice President, Subaru of America
Therese Stephen, Human Resources Representative, Shire Pharmaceuticals, KyoDaiko drumming
Nobufumi “Nobu” Yasue, Vice President and Corporate Liaison, Tokio Marine North America
Takashi Yukoshi, President and CEO, AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.
Joseph Zuritsky, Chairman and CEO, Parkway Corporation


Peter Benoliel, Retired, Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical
David Briel, Executive Director, Office of International Business Development, Department of
Commerce and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Carol Brooks, Manager of Business Services, Department of Commerce, City of Philadelphia
Andrew Fearon, Senior Architectural Conservator, Materials Conservation Collaborative, LLC
Bonnie Grant, Executive Director, Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress
Masako Hamada, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Institute for Global Interdisciplinary
Studies, Villanova University
Koichi Hata, Retired, Chairman and CEO, Mitsubishi Steel, Tokyo, Japan
Lori Hayes, Park District Manager, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commission, City of Philadelphia
Margaret Hughes, Deputy City Representative, City of Philadelphia
Nobuki Iijima, Arch. Proj. Coord., Capital Projects Div., Dep’t of Public Property, City of Philadelphia
Kaori Ikeuchi, Digital Fabrication Technician, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Abana Jacobs, National Promotion and Sponsorship Specialist, Subaru of America
Warren Kuo, President, Kuo Group
Kaz Morihata, Founder/Owner, Morihata International, Ltd. Co.
Hans Nagl, Japan-based entrepreneur
Scott Nakamura, President, Japanese American Citizens League (JACL); Dentist, Private Practice
Yuichi Ozawa, Retired, Chemical Engineer, ExxonMobil
Paul Reagan, Professor of Japanese Studies, Temple University
Karen Rile, Lecturer, Creative Writing, University of Pennsylvania
Peter Sears, Retired, Vice President for Business Investments, GlaxoSmithKline
Steven Ujifusa, Historian
William Whitaker, Curator and Collections Manager , The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania
Steve Yanai, Retired, Research Chemist and Business Manager, Rohm and Haas
John Young, President, Tikaro, Inc.

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