President: Jorge Leon, Corporate Executive, Aozora Bank, Ltd.
Vice President: Ren Egawa, President & CEO, Rexcel Group LLC
Treasurer: Vincent Drozd, Audit Partner, Consumer Products, KPMG LLP
Secretary: Nan Sato, Special Counsel, Fisher Phillips, LLP; Foreign Attorney, Field-R Law Offices

Honorary Co-chair: Dennis Morikawa, Partner, Retired, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP; Honorary Consul General of Japan in Philadelphia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in New York


Yuji Takahashi, Vice President, Operations & Corporate Liaison, Tokio Marine North America, Inc.
David Briel, Vice Secretary, Center for Direct Investment in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Frank Chance, PhD, Adjunct Professor, East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania
John Clayton, Jr., Director, Diversity Inclusion & Workforce Initiatives, Independence Blue Cross
Pat Dailey, President, Tun Tavern Legacy Foundation
Frederick R. Dickinson, Professor of History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania
Brad Edmister, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Japan Practice, Hogan Lovells, New York, NY
Leo A. Holt, President, Holt Logistics
William Lillis, President and CEO, AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.
Ian Moran, President, Sekisui America Corporation
Josh Onishi, President & CEO, JO Capital LLC
Lou Padulo, President Emeritus, University City Science Center
Matthew Wilson, Dean, Temple University Japan
Mirai Yasuyama, Project Manager, Sky Design Studio
Tadashi Yoshida, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Subaru of America
Joseph Zuritsky, Chairman and CEO, Parkway Corporation


Peter Benoliel, Retired, Chairman Emeritus, Quaker Chemical
Carol Brooks, Manager of Business Services, Department of Commerce, City of Philadelphia
Andrew Fearon, Senior Architectural Conservator, Materials Conservation Collaborative, LLC
James E. Foley, PhD, Managing Director, Aqua Partners
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
Kaori Ikeuchi, Digital Fabrication Technician, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
Kaz Morihata, Founder/Owner, Morihata International, Ltd. Co., Philadelphia, PA
Yuichi Ozawa, Retired, Chemical Engineer, ExxonMobil
Paul Reagan, Professor of Japanese Studies, Temple University
Karen Rile, Lecturer, Creative Writing, University of Pennsylvania
Steven Ujifusa, Historian, Philadelphia, PA
William Whitaker, Curator and Collections Manager, The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania
John Young, President, Tikaro, Inc., West Chester, PA


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