2014 Honorary Officers, Officers, Directors,
and Chairpersons


 

Honorary Officers

 

Honorary Advisor: Ambassador Sumio Kusaka
(Consulate General of Japan in New York)
Honorary Members: Kazuhiro Takeuchi
(Chairman of Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York)
Motomu Takahashi
(President of the Nippon Club)
Life Trustees: Robert K. Emy, Toshio Kiso, Jiro Murase,
Noboru Sato
Honorary Directors: Masazumi Adachi, Roy Ashikarai, Koji Ichida, Mozart H. Ishizuka, Kinichi Shibutani
Honorary President: Gary S. Moriwaki

 

Officers

 

President: Susan J. Onuma
Vice President: Julie Azuma, David Hiromura,
Shunichi Homma, M.D., Keiko Ishida,
Makoto Iwahara, M.D., Tsuneko Mitsunaka,
Satoru Murase, Joe Oshima,
Seiko Oshima, Suki Terada Ports,
Koji Sato, Katsuo Takeda
Secretary: Koji Sato
Assistant Secretary: Julie Azuma
Treasurer: Joe Oshima

 

Directors

 

Yuzuru Anzai, M.D. Yoshikatsu Aoyagi Julie Azuma
Michiko Ito Crampe Ken Egawa Tetsuya Fujita
Tak Furumoto Kumiko Hasegawa Keiichiro Hayashi
David Hiromura George Hirose* (New) Shunichi Homma, M.D.
Saeko Ichinohe Keiko Ishida Riki Ito
Makoto Iwahara, M.D. Yusuke Iwasaki Shuji Kato
Takayoshi Kato Nobuko Kodama Emiko A. Lindsay
Kuni Mikami Tsuneko Mitsunaka Gary S. Moriwaki
Satoru Murase Nobuko Cobi Narita Michiyo Noda
Robert Norton Toru Okamoto Hiroko Onoyama
Susan J. Onuma Joe Oshima Seiko Oshima
Suki Terada Ports Kamal Ramani, M.D. Yoko Sasaki
Koji Sato Matsuko Shibuya Toshiteru Tada
Michi Tahara Katsuo Takeda Aileen Yamaguchi
Yoko Yamamoto Robert Yanagisawa M.D.  
 

 

Committee Chairs

 

Standing Committees
Planning & Finance: David Hiromura
Membership-Corporate: Satoru Murase
Membership-Individual: Julie Azuma
JAA News: Julie Azuma, Koji Sato, Michiyo Noda
Archives: Riki Ito, Michiyo Noda
JAA Social Service: Seiko Oshima, Aileen Yamaguchi
Scholarship: Gary S. Moriwaki, Katsuo Takeda
House/Relocation: Gary S. Moriwaki
Legal: Koji Sato
Special Committees
External Affairs: Shunichi Homma, Suki T. Ports and Katsuo Takeda
Audit: Toshio Kiso, Kumiko Hasegawa
Honjo Scholarship: Gary S. Moriwaki
Year End Dinner Dance: Joe Oshima
Year End Dinner Dance: Keiko Ishida, Tsuneko Mitsunaka and Michi Tahara, and Business Women’s Committee
Art Exhibition: Yoko Sasaki, George Hirose
Sports & Baseball Tournament: Shuji Kato
Memorial Day Services: Katsuo Takeda
Japanese Language: Nobuko Kodama
Charity Golf Tournament: David Hiromura, Michi Tahara
Bazaar/ Flea Market: JAA Office
Sakura Matsuri at Flushing Meadow, Corona Park: Suki Terada Ports, Hiroko Onoyama
Committee on Aging Issues: Susan Onuma, Michiyo Noda
Business Women's Committee: Keiko Ishida
Apple Kids: Hiroyuki Takenaga
Young Professional Committee: Jasmine Wilson, Yoko Yamamoto

 

 

JAA Office Staff

 

Executive Director: Michiyo Noda
Staff: Naomi Miyakita, Kuni Mikami, Terue Saito