Council Leaders

The U.S.-Japan Council cultivates an international network of individuals who play catalytic roles in strengthening and diversifying U.S.-Japan relations. Council Leaders are those individuals who are over 40, have high levels of professional achievements, and are actively engaged in dialogue related to U.S.-Japan relations on a local, national and international level.

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‡ = Board of Councilors
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Ms. Wendy Abe* (Hawaii)     
Director of External Relations, U.S.-Japan Council 

Ms. Diane Y. Adachi (WA) 
Director, Advisory Services, High Street Partners, Inc.

Mr. Craig Agena (Japan) 
Independent Consultant

Ms. Chris Aihara* (So CA) 
Director of Development, Little Tokyo Service Center

Mr. Guy Akasaki (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President & CEO, Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii, Inc.

Dr. Haruko Akatsu (No CA)
Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Ms. Lynne Aki-Steele (Hawaii)
Branch Manager, HighTechLending

Ms. Lorraine Akiba (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President/CEO, LHA Ventures 

Dr. Satohiro Akimoto (DC)
CEO, Washington Insights 

Mr. David Akinaka (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Principal, Ferraro Choi and Associates, Ltd. 

Mr. Murat Aktihanoglu (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Managing Partner, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA)

Mr. Charles Allcock* (OR)  
Director, Business Development, Portland General Electric (ret.) 

Mr. Hal Amano (No CA)  
President & CEO, Global Vision Technology, Inc.

Mr. Vincent Ambrosino (IL) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, Beam Suntory

Mr. Roy K. Amemiya, Jr. (Hawaii)   
Managing Director, City and County of Honolulu

Ms. Susan Annoura (TX) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Owner/Broker, Annoura Realty Group LLC

Mr. Wayne Aoki (NY) 
Partner, Tax Services, Japanese Business Services, Ernst & Young (Retired)

Mr. Archibald Asawa (CA) 
VP for Finance and Administration & CFO & Chief Investment Officer, Soka University of America 

Mr. Gil Asakawa (CO)   
Cultural Communications Consultant, Nikkei View LLC

Ms. Shizuka Asakawa (DC) linkedIn_logo_100.png

Ms. Julie Azuma* (NY)   
President, Different Roads to Learning, Inc.

Ms. Suzanne Basalla (No CA)  
Chief of Staff, Toyota Research Institute 

RADM David M. Boone, USN (Ret.) (DC) 
Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer, Michael Baker International

Mr. Michael Bosack* (Japan) 
General Manager, Tokyo Liaison Office, Raytheon Systems Support Company

Ms. Rita Brogan (WA)   
Consultant, brogan llc

Ms. Sheri Bryant (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, Strategic Business Development and Marketing, Linden Lab

Mr. Frank Buckley* (So CA)
News Anchor, KTLA-TV

Mr. Greg Caltabiano (No Cal) 
CEO, ACCO Semiconductor

Ms. Phyllis Campbell†* (WA) 
Chairman, Pacific Northwest Region, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Ms. Yumi Clark (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, Head of Product, Visa

Ms. Nobuko Saito Cleary (No CA) 
President, Cross Cultural Communications

Ms. Donna Cole†* (Texas)
CEO & President, Cole Chemical and Distributing, Inc.

Ms. Margaret Cummisky* (DC)  
Managing Director, Federal Government Relations, Hawaiian Airlines

Mr. Steve Dacus (Japan) 
Representative Director and Chairman, Sushiro Global Holdings

Mr. Daniel Dinell (HI) 
Executive Director, Trees for Honolulu's Future

Ms. Royanne Doi†^ (Japan) 
Corporate Chief Ethics Officer, Prudential Financial Inc. - Japan Representative Office

Ms. Tracey Doi†* (So CA)  
CFO and Group Vice President, Toyota Motor North America

Mr. Ernie Doizaki (So CA)  
Chairman, Kansas Marine

Ms. Elisa J. Dozono* (OR) 
Attorney, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

Mr. Sho Dozono (OR)  
President, Dozono International

Mr. Stephen Dyer (Hawaii)
Partner, Chong, Nishimoto, Sia Nakamura & Goya 

Ms. Susan Eichor* (Hawaii)
President & COO, aio Group

Ms. Darcy Endo-Omoto (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, Government & Community Affairs, Hawaiian Electric Company

Mr. Gordon Endow (No CA) 
Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

Mr. Martin Fackler (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Senior Advisor, Ichigo Asset Management

Ms. Atsuko Fish† (MA)
Trustee, Fish Family Foundation

Ms. Ginny Fordham (MA) 
Senior Director, Berklee College of Music

Dr. Marion Friebus-Flaman* (IL) 
Director of Language Acquisition Services, Naperville School District 203

Mr. José Keichi Fuentes* (FL)   
Senior Government Relations Consultant, Becker & Poliakoff

Judge Holly Fujie (So CA)
Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court

Mr. Daniel Fujii^ (Japan)  
President, Trust Capital Co., Ltd.

Mr. Kiyotaka Fujii (So CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, Global Healthcare, Konica-Minolta, Inc.

Mr. Del Fujinaka (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Managing Partner, Pacific Rim Legacy Group 

Ms. Jean Fujiu* (IL) 

Ms. Dianne Fukami* (No CA) 
President, Bridge Media, Inc.

Ms. Colleen Fukui-Sketchley (WA) 
Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion, F5 Networks

Mr. Mark Fukunaga (Hawaii) 
CEO, Servco Pacific Inc.

Dr. Yoshimi Fukuoka (No CA)
Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Mr. Glen S. Fukushima‡ (DC) 
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Mr. Erwin Furukawa* (So CA)  
Executive Director, Ernst & Young

Mr. Hiroshi Furusawa (Japan)
Consultant, Portland Japanese Garden

Mr. Kenji Furushiro (No CA)  
President & COO, Pasona N A, Inc. 

Ms. Bernice Kiyo Glenn (Hawaii)   
Senior Advisor, National Security Technology Accelerator

Mr. Kazuhiro Gomi (NY) 
President and CEO, NTT Research, Inc. 

Mr. Glen Gondo (Texas)  
President, Gondo Company, Inc.

Mr. John Gotanda (Hawaii) 
President, Hawaii Pacific University 

Mr. Philip Kan Gotanda (No CA) 
Professor-Playwright, University of California, Berkley 

Mr. Doug Goto (Hawaii/So CA) 
President, Pacific Bridge Companies

Dr. Joy Goto (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chair and Professor of Chemistry, California State University, Fresno

Mr. Peter Grilli (MA) 
President Emeritus & Senior Advisor, Japan Society of Boston

Mr. Todd Guild (Japan)  
Member of the Board of Directors, Beam Suntory, Inc.

Ms. Monica Guzman (Guam) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Board Member, Guam Nikkei Association

Judge Kerry Hada* (CO) 
Retired, Japanese American Association of Colorado

Ms. Sachi Hamai (CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
County Executive Officer, County of Los Angeles

Ms. Yuka Hayashi (DC) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Reporter, Wall Street Journal

Mr. Michael Halloran (MA)
Finance Professional/Private Investor, Family Office Club 

Ms. Susan Hamaker (NY) 

Mr. Jeffrey S. Hamamoto (So CA)
Partner, Lamb & Kawakami LLP

Mr. Wayne Hamano (HI) 
Vice Chairman & Chief Commercial Officer, Bank of Hawaii

Honorable Colleen Hanabusa
Attorney and Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives, State of Hawaii

Ms. Brenda L. Handley (WA)
President, Gobo Enterprises, LLC

Dr. Gerald Hane (Japan) 
President & CEO, Aegle-Health

Mr. Terry Hara* (So CA) 
Deputy Chief, Los Angeles Police Department (Retired)

Ms. Ann Harakawa* (NY)  
Principal & CEO, Two Twelve Associates, Inc.

Mr. Bruce A. Harrell (WA)  
Council President, City of Seattle

Ms. Lynn Hashimoto* (WA)  
Senior Attorney, Worldwide Sales Group, Microsoft Corporation

Ms. Harumi Hata (CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Of Counsel, Buchalter

Mr. Russell Hata (Hawaii)  
Chairman & CEO, Y. Hata & Co. Ltd.

Ms. Leslie Hatamiya (No CA) 
Nonprofit Consultant

Mr. Lon Hatamiya (No CA)  
President and CEO, The Hatamiya Group

Ms. Carole Hayashino* (Hawaii) 
President Emeritus, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i

Mr. Eric Heenan (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, Alakaʻi Executive Search

Dr. Lynn Heirakuji (Hawaii) 
Ret. Vice President and Board Member, Nisei Veterans Legacy

Mr. Ernest Higa†^ (Japan) 
President, Chairman & CEO, HIGA Industries Co., Ltd.

Mr. James Higa† (No CA)  
Executive Director, Philanthropic Ventures Foundation & Mentor in Residence, Index Ventures

Mr. Jason Higa (Hawaii) 
CEO, FCH Enterprises

Ms. Emiko Higashi (No CA)   
Managing Director, Tomon Partners

Ms. Yumi Higashi (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Director of Corporate Brand and Communications, MUFG Union Bank

Mr. Dennis Higashiguchi (Hawaii)   
Senior Manager Consulting Services, N&K CPAs, Inc.

Mr. Harry A. Hill (Japan)
President & CEO, Oak Lawn Marketing, Inc.

Mr. Roy Hirabayashi (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Co-Founder and past Executive Director, San Jose Taiko

Mr. Eric Hiraga (CO)
Executive Director of Economic Development, Denver Office of Economic Development

Mr. Michael Hirai* (Hawaii) 
Senior Managing Director & Partner, Metaurus Advisors, LLC

Ms. Leona Hiraoka* (So CA)  
Senior Consultant, Snider Strategies, LLC

Ms. Delphine Hirasuna (No CA)  
Author/curator “The Art of Gaman”, Hirasuna Editorial

Ms. Rika Hirata (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President Kapiolani Banking Center, First Hawai'ian Bank

Mr. David Hiromura (NY) 
President, NRS Logistics, Inc.

Mr. Bruce Hironaka (No CA) 
Director (Board), Agenovir Corporation 

Ms. Deva Hirsch (MA) 
Executive Director, The Paul & Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation

Mr. J.D. Hokoyama (So CA) 
Former President & CEO, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP)

Dr. Donna Shimoda Hollingshead* (MD)  
Associate Superintendent of School Administration, Montgomery County Public Schools

Mr. Bruce Hollywood (VA)  
Executive Director, Air Force Space Command (Forward Element)

Professor Shunichi Homma (NY) 
M.M. Hatch Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Mr. Stan Honda (NY) 
Photographer, Stan Honda Photography

Mr. Yosuke Honjo (NY) 
President & CEO, ITO EN (North America) Inc.

Mr. Neil Horikoshi* (DC)    
President and Executive Director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (ret.)

Professor Takeo Hoshi (No CA) 
Henri H. and Tomoye Takahashi Senior Fellow in Japanese Studies, Stanford University

Mr. Masakimi Hotta (Japan) 
Managing Director, King Street (Japan) Limited

Mr. W. Lee Howell (Europe)  
Managing Director, World Economic Forum

Mr. Edward Hudson (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
EVP/Chief People Officer, Bank of Hawaii

Dr. Kathryn Ibata-Arens* (IL)   
Director, Global Asian Studies and Professor, Department of Political Science, DePaul University

Mr. Robert Ichikawa* (Hawaii)
Partner, Kobayashi Sugita & Goda

Mr. Thomas Iino† (So CA) 
Director, First Choice Bank

Dr. Martin Iguchi* (So CA)  
Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation

Dr. Janet Ikeda* (VA) 
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Washington and Lee University

Mr. Thomas Ikeda* (WA)  
Executive Director, Densho – Japanese American Legacy Project

Dr. Fumiaki Ikeno (No CA) 
Program Director (US), Japan Biodesign, Stanford University

Mr. Bill Imada* (So CA)  
CEO, IW Group, Inc.

Mr. David Inoue (DC) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Executive Director, Japanese American Citizens League

Ms. Irene Hirano Inouye †*^ (DC) 
President, U.S.-Japan Council

Ms. Asia Ireton (No CA)
President, Cente Service Corp. / TFC LA

Mr. William Ireton^ (Japan) 
Representative Director, Ireton Entertainment, Inc.

Ms. Jennifer Ishiguro (So CA) 
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, AutoGravity

Mr. Wayne Ishihara (Hawaii) 
President, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Hitoshi Ishikawa (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Senior Vice President, Mitsubishi Corporation

Mr. Yasuhiko Ishikawa (Hawaii)
Financial Manager, Kyo-ya Management Co., Ltd. 

Mr. Stuart Ishimaru* (DC)  
Director, Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Ms. Kathy Ishizuka (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Executive Editor, School Library Journal

Ms. Leslie Ito (So CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President & CEO, Armory Arts 

Ms. Yoshie Ito* (NY) 
Director, Global Initiatives, Asia Society

Mr. Steve N. Iwamura (Japan) 
Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

Ms. Aya Iwasuji (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Program Manager, NEDO Silicon Valley

Mr. David Iwata* (So CA)  
Managing Partner, LD Two Group, Inc.

Mr. Marc Hideo Iyeki (NY)
Regional Head - Asia Pacific, Global Corporate Client Group, New York Stock Exchange

Ms. Carol Izumi* (No CA)
Clinical Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Mr. Alexander Jampel (Japan) 
Partner, Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)

Mr. David Janes (NY)
Senior Advisor for Institutional Development, Okinawa Institute Of Science and Technology

Ms. Atsuko Jenks (No CA) 
Managing Partner, Global Vision Partners

Mr. Edward Johnson (Japan) 
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Mr. Taka Juba (NY) 
Executive Director, NY de Volunteer 

Mr. Stephen Kagawa (So CA)  
CEO, The Pacific Bridge Companies

Ms. Yuko Kaifu (So CA) 
President, JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles

Mr. Lane Kakimoto (No CA) 
Owner, Stretch Forming Corp/Easy-Arch

Mr. John Kakinuki (No CA) 
Attorney at Law, Kakinuki Law Office, PC

Ms. Eri Kakuta (NY) 
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Ms. Akiko Yu Kamata (NY) 
Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch 

Dr. Ayako (Aya) Kameda (Texas)
Shell LNG Canada Governance Manager, Shell

Ms. Tammie Kanda (So CA)
External Affairs Administrator, Corporate Contributions & Community Relations, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Ms. Reyna Kaneko (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, Japan-America Society of Hawaii 

Mr. William Kaneko (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Partner, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing

Ms. Yuki Kaneshige (NY) 
Speechwriter and Public Affairs Specialist, Consulate General of Japan in New York 

Ms. Maki Kaplinsky (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Co-Founder & CEO, NFT Corporation

Mr. Frederick H. Katayama (NY)   
Anchor and Producer, Thomson Reuters

Ms. Ikuyo Kato (Hawaii) 
Agent, Atlas Insurance Agency

Ms. Pamela Kato (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Owner, P.M. Kato Consulting

Mr. Russell Kawahara^ (Japan)
Partner, Atsumi & Sakai

Dr. Yuko Kawahara (Japan)

Ms. Irene Kawanabe (CO)
Director, National Conference of State Legislatures

Mr. Kenzo Kawanabe* (CO) 
Attorney, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Mr. Tom Kelley (No CA)  
General Manager, IDEO

Mr. Matthew Kenigsberg (MA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, Fidelity Investments 

Mr. Michael Khoo (CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, WineInStyle, Co., Ltd. 

Mr. Michael Kim (Tokyo)
Representative Director, Octave Japan Co.

Mr. Darren Kimura (No CA)  
Managing Director, Enerdigm Group, Inc

Ms. Kyoko Kimura (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Director, Aqua-Aston Hospitality 

Ms. Patricia Kinaga* (So CA)   
Partner, Kinaga Law Firm 

Mr. Walter Kirimitsu (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President/Head of School, Sainta Louis School (Retired) 

Ms. Yoriko Kishimoto* (No CA)  
Former Mayor of Palo Alto & Director, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Mr. Alexander Kitajima (So CA)
Senior Manager, EOS Accountants, LLC

Mr. Roger Kiyomura (Hawaii)
Instructor, Hawaii Pacific University 

Ms. Tomoko Kizawa (IL) 
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mr. John Kobara (So CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Executive Vice President and COO, California Community Foundation

Mr. George Kobayashi (IL)  
Vice-President and Director, Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

Mr. Larry Kobayashi (VA) 
Director, Hawaii First Water, LLC

Mr. Christopher Kodama (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP)

Ms. Carol Komatsuka* (So CA) 
Vice President, Development, Southern California Public Radio 

Mr. James Kondo (Japan) 
President, Asia Pacific Initiative 

Mr. Weston Konishi (DC)   
Director of Partnerships and Development, U.S.-Japan Council

Konishiki (Hawaii) 
Performer and Founder, Konishiki Kids Foundation

Mr. Anthony Koo (Hong Kong)
President, Schoolteam (Asia) Ltd. 

Mr. Dayne Kono * (IL)  
Chairman, Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. 

Mr. Nobuhito Koya (Japan) 
Representative Director and CEO, Global Reach KK 

Mr. Stan H. Koyanagi* (So CA) 
Global General Counsel, ORIX Corporation

Ms. Patricia "Pat" Kozu (NY)  
Chief Operating Officer, The Century Foundation

Ms. Christine A. Kubota (Hawaii) 
Director, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert

Mr. Benjamin Kudo (Hawaii)
Attorney, Benjamin A. Kudo, LLC

Mr. Robert Kumaki* (IL) 
Managing Principal, The Ronin Group 

Dr. Michiko Kurahashi (NY) 
Chief Marketing Officer, AXIS Capital 

Ms. Mari Kuraishi (DC)  
President and Co-Founder, GlobalGiving Foundation 

Mr. Duane Kurisu* (Hawaii)
Chairman and CEO, aio Group

Mr. Akemi Kurokawa (Hawaii) 
Director, The Breakers Hotel

Mr. Ken Kurokawa (DC)  
Director of External Relations, Keidanren-USA

Dr. Kenji Kushida (No CA) 
Research Associate, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University

Mr. Eiichiro Kuwana (CT) 
President and Founding Principal, CookPine Capital LLC 

Ms. Yumi Kuwana (CT) 
Managing Principal, Cook Pine Capital, LLC 

Mr. Clarence Low (CO) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Director of Organizational Relationships, Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

Mr. Masaaki Maeda (No CA)  
Strategic Advisor, Asurion, LLC

Dr. Mitchell Maki (So CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President & CEO, Go For Broke National Education Center

Ms. Yoko Makino (Japan) 
President, Yoko Makino CPA Firm

Mr. Jonathan S. Malamud (Japan) 
Chief Legal Officer, Prudential Holdings of Japan, KK

Mr. Kaz Maniwa* (No CA) 
Senior Vice President, U.S.-Japan Council

Mr. Eric Martinson* (Hawaii)
Senior Vice President, Endowment & Chief Investment Officer, The Queen's Health Systems

Ms. Barbara C. Marumoto-Coons (Hawaii)  
Former Representative, Hawaii State Legislature

Mr. Toshiki Masaki* (MI) 
Manager, Intelligent Customer Interactions, Global Data Insight and Analytics, Ford Motor Company

Mr. Stan Masamitsu (Hawaii) 
President, Tony Group

Ms. Kathy Matsui^ (Japan) 
Vice Chair, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. 

Ms. Nancy Matsui (So Ca) 
National Account Manager, American Airlines

Ms. Teresa Matsui (No Ca) 
President, Matsui Nursery, Inc. 

Ms. Lori Matsukawa* (WA)   
News Anchor, KING-TV

Mr. Colbert Matsumoto* (Hawaii)
Executive Chair, Island Insurance Company, Ltd.

Judge Kiyo Matsumoto (NY)
United States District Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Ms. Miyuki Matsumoto (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Managing Director & Global Head of Emerging Entrepreneur Coverage, Goldman Sachs 

Ms. Nancy Matsumoto (NY)  
Writer & Editor, Self-Employed 

Mr. Len Matsunaga (Japan)
Senior Foreign Counsel, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Ms. Mari Matthews (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Corporate Officer, Government Relations, AIG Japan Holdings KK

Ms. Sherry Menor-McNamara (Hawaii)  
President & CEO, Chamber of Commerce Hawaii

Mr. Yuhka Mera (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Director, Strategic Sensor Partnerships, IDEX ASA

Mr. Monte Mesa (Guam) 
General Manager, Guam Premier Outlets 

Mr. Tom Migaki* (CO) 
Grants Manager, City and County of Denver

Dr. Grant Mikasa (Japan) 
Medical Director, American Clinic Tokyo

Ms. Akiko Mikumo (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Retired Senior Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

Mr. Jeffrey Miller (Japan) 
Director, Japan Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Mr. James Minamoto^ (Japan) 
Attorney, Senior Foreign Counsel, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune 

Mr. Yoshiaki Minegishi (WA)
Lifetime Director, Seattle Symphony

Secretary Norman Mineta‡ (DC) 
President & CEO, Mineta & Associates, LLC 

Dr. Tosh Minohara (Japan)
Professor, Kobe University

Mr. Mark Mitsui (OR) 
President, Portland Community College

Dr. Shigeru Miyagawa (MA)  
Professor, MIT / University of Tokyo 

Mr. Alton Miyashiro (Hawaii)  
Tax and Consulting Director, N&K CPA's, Inc.

Ms. Moni Miyashita* (MA) 
Partner, Innosight Consulting  

Dr. Naomi Moniz (MA)
Professor Emerita, Georgetown University

Ms. Jin Montesano (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chief Public Affairs Officer, LIXIL Group Corporation

Mr. Edson Mori (DC) 
Executive Secretary Sanction's Board, Inter-American Development Bank

Mr. Denise Moriguchi (WA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President & CEO, Uwajimaya

Ms. Kathy Morimoto (Hawaii)
Fmr VP, Strategy & Business Development, The Queen's Health Systems

Dr. Mari Morimoto (NY) 
Owner/Director, Vet On-the-Go, PLLC

Dr. Richard Morimoto* (IL) 
Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology, Northwestern University

Dr. Brennon Morioka, Ph.D.* (Hawaii) 
Deputy Executive Director, Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation

Dr. Leroy Morishita (No CA) 
President, California State University, East Bay 

Ms. Susan Morita†* (DC) 
Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Mr. Gary Moriwaki†* (NY) 
Partner, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP 

Dr. Anne Nishimura Morse (MA) 
William and Helen Pounds Senior Curator of Japanese Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ms. Terri Ann M.K. Motosue (HI) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Partner, Ashford & Wriston

Dr. Mark Mugiishi (HI) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chief Health Officer, Hawaii Medical Service Association

Dr. Gary Mukai (No CA)
Director, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Stanford University

Ms. Akiko Murai (Japan)
Leadership Coach 

Mr. Kevin Murakami (VA)  
Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State

Mr. Tetsutaro Muraki (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, Paramount AIM Inc.  

Ms. Susan Muranishi* (No CA)
County Administrator, Alameda County, California County Government

Dr. Emily Murase (No CA)  
Director, San Francisco Department on the Status of Women

Mr. Satoru Murase (NY) 
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Mr. Lance Murata (Hawaii) 
Regional Director, View Dynamic Glass 

Mr. Naoki Nagai (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Founder/CEO, Quintessence LLC

Mr. Verne Naito* (OR)  
Vice President, Naito Corporation 

Mr. Mark Nakagawa (VA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Program Manager, U.S. Department of Defense

Mr. Eric Nakajima (MA) 
Principal Consultant, Nakajima Economic Consulting

Mr. Takaaki Nakajima (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Dr. Kyle Nakamoto* (MI) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Lead Data Scientist, Maritz Motivation

Ms. Lynn Nakamoto (OR)
Associate Justice, Oregon Supreme Court 

Ms. Noriko Nakamura (Japan)
President and CEO, Poppins Corporation

Mr. Takehiko Nakamura (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President and CEO, Blue United Corporation

Rep. Mark Nakashima (Hawaii) 
State House Representative, Hawaii State Legislature 

Mr. Norman Nakasone (Hawaii) 
Senior Vice President & Manager, Product & e-Channel Management, Central Pacific Bank

Ms. Debra Nakatomi* (So CA)  
President, Nakatomi & Associates, Inc.

Mr. Masazumi Nakayama (NY) 
President, Park Avenue Advisory Group 

Ms. Paula Nakayama* (Hawaii)
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Hawaii

Ms. Hiromi Nakazawa (IL) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Global Mobility Tax Manager, Deloitte Tax LLP 

Ms. Rika Nakazawa (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
VP Strategy and Business Development, Atheer

Mr. Stann Nakazono* (NY) 
Filmmaker, Traax Production 

Ms. Noriko Namiki (HI) 
Chief Executive Officer, YWCA of Oahu

Ms. Patricia Neilson* (MA)
Director, Center for Collaborative Leadership, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Mr. Patrick Newell (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vision Navigator, 21 Foundation

Dr. Yutaka Niihara (So CA)  
President & CEO, Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. 

Ms. Jill Nishi†* (WA)  
Director, Strategy Planning & Management and Chief of Staff, U.S. Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Mr. Brian Nishida (Hawaii) 
President, Step Stone Business Development 

Mr. David Nishida^ (Japan/TX)

Mr. Mitchell Nishimoto (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice Chairman, First Hawaiian Bank

Mr. Scott Nishimoto* (Hawaii)
State Representative, Hawaii State Legislature 

Mr. Alan Nishio* (So CA) 
Chair, Board of Governors, Little Tokyo Service Center

Mr. Hideto Nishitani (TX) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chairman, President & CEO, ORIX Corporation USA

Mr. Paul Niwa* (MA)  
Professor, Department of Journalism, Emerson College

Mr. Tony Nobuyuki (So CA) 
Managing Principal, Fairway Real Estate Company, LLC

Mr. John Noguchi* (No CA)  
Director of Convention Facilities, City and County of San Francisco  

Mr. Edwin Noma (HI)  
Program Delivery Manager, Hawaii Energy 

Ms. Miho Nomura (CA)
Composer, iMusic United Foundation

Ms. Hiroyo Nonoyama (So CA) 
Global Business Advisor

Mr. Robert Norton (NY) 
Attorney, Fox Rothschild, LLP 

Mr. Roger Nozaki (RI) 
Vice President, Barr Foundation

Ms. Jodi Nozoe Chang (HI) 
Managing Director, Wells Fargo Advisors 

Ms. Janet Nuzum* (DC) 
Senior Advisor and Director of Asian American and Pacific Islander Affairs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (ret.) 

Ms. Joan Ochi* (DC)  
Senior Director, Development Communications, Division of Development & Alumni Relations, The George Washington University

Ms. Chiyo Yanagita Oda (Japan)
Head of Digital Account Management, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Japan

Mr. Gary Oda* (Hawaii) 
President, Allied Builders System

Mr. Larry Oda* (No CA)   
US/Japan Committee Chair, Japanese American Citizens League

Dr. Blair M.T. Odo (Hawaii)
Partner, Culture Flow International LLC

Mr. Andrew Ogawa (No CA)   
Managing Partner, Quest Venture Partners

Professor Dennis Ogawa (Hawaii)
Professor, University of Hawaii Manoa 

Mr. Marcus Ogawa‡ (No CA) 
Managing Partner, Quest Venture Partners

Mr. Yoshi Ogawa (AK) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, ITC Communications Inc. 

Ms. Yoko Ohara (Japan) 
President, Women's Empowerment in Fashion

Mr. Aki Ohashi (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Director of Business Development, Asia Pacific, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), A Xerox Company

Ms. Fujie Ohata (So CA) 
CEO, Ohata Group, LLC 

Mr. Ronald Ohata (So CA) 
Immigration Judge, Retired

Mr. Takashi Ohde (Japan) 
Instructor, Gakushuin Women's College

Judge Patrick H. Oishi (WA)
Judge, King County Superior Court

Mr. Mark Okada (TX)  
Chief Investment Officer, Highland Capital Management 

Dr. Vince Mitsuharu Okada-Coelho (Hawaii)  
Assistant Professor, Hawaii Pacific University; Co-Founder/Vice-President, Lōkahi Foundation

Mr. Allen M. Okamoto† (No CA)  
Owner-Broker, T. Okamoto & Co.

Mr. John Okamoto (WA)  
Executive Director, Washington Education Association (Retired)

Ms. Merle Okawara (Tokyo) 
Chairman, JC-Comsa Corp.

Mr. Erik Okihara (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, Deutsche Bank Group Japan

Dr. Daniel Okimoto‡ (No CA) 
Professor Emeritus, Stanford University 

Ms. Michiko Okimoto (No CA) 
Business Consultant, Poppins Corporation

Mr. Kohei Okimuro (WA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Senior Business Development Representative, Intertec International

Ms. Carrie Okinaga* (Hawaii) 
Vice President of Legal Affairs and University General Counsel University of Hawaii 

Ms. Yayoi Okoshi-Yamamoto (OR) linkedIn_logo_100.png

Mr. Derek Okubo* (CO) 
Executive Director, Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnership, City and County of Denver

Ms. Naoko Okumoto (No CA) 
Board Member, Somnoware Inc. 

Ms. Noriko Okumura (Japan)
President, I'M MATSUYAMA

Mr. David Ono (So CA) 
News Anchor, KABC-TV

Mr. Raymond S. Ono (Hawaii) 
Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, First Hawaiian Bank 

Mr. John Onoda‡ (No CA) 
Senior Corporate Counselor, Gagen MacDonald

Ms. Susan Onuma* (NY) 
Partner, Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP 

Ms. Keiko M. Orrall* (MA) 
Executive Director, Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism

Mr. Kurt Osaki* (Hawaii) 
President/CEO, Osaki Creative Group

Mr. Paul Osaki* (No CA) 
Executive Director, Japanese Community Cultural Center of Northern California

Mr. Alan Oshima (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President & CEO, Hawaiian Electric Company

Mr. Henry Ota† (So CA) 
Attorney at Law (Retired)

Mr. Curt Otaguro (Hawaii) 
Executive Vice President & Region Manager, First Hawaiian Bank

Ms. Akiko Otani (MA)   
Director of Public-Private Partnerships, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. 

Mr. Toshiya Otani (No CA) 
Co-Founder & Managing Director, TransLink Capital 

Ms. Yoko Otani (NY) 
Senior Advisor, Straterix 

Ms. Priscilla Ouchida* (DC)   
Executive Director, Japanese American Citizens League (Retired)

Dr. Kenneth Oye* (MA)  
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mr. Charles Ozaki (CO)  
City and County Manager, City and County of Broomfield Colorado

Ms. Christine Pilcavage (MA)
MIT Japan Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Mr. Shane Predeek (Japan)
Representative Director, Baring Private Equity Asia

Mr. Alexander Prout (Hong Kong) 
Managing Director, Invesco Asia Pacific

Mr. Malcolm Quon (So CA)  
Institutional Research Analyst with the Vice Provost for Strategic Academic and Facilities Planning, University of California, Berkeley

Mr. Jason Rabitt-Tomita (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Partner Paul Hastings LLP

Mr. William Rahn (OR)

Dr. Curtiss Rooks* (So CA) 
Associate Dean, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Loyola Marymount University 

Mr. Theodore J. Roper (So CA) 
Partner, Freeman, Freeman and Smiley LLP 

Ms. Jiroko Rosales (TX) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Economic Development AD, City of Dallas

Mr. Timothy Rowe (MA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
CEO, CIC (fka Cambridge Innovation Center) 

Mr. Ken Russell (FL) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chairman, City of Miami Commission

Ms. Misako Sack (CA) 
International Business Specialist, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Mr. Curtis Saiki (Hawaii)
Esquire, Saiki & Associates 

Mr. Kelly Saito* (No CA) 
Managing Partner, Gerding Edlen Development, LLC

Ms. Akemi Saitoh (TX) 
Board Member, Japan America Society of Houston 

Ms. Lisa Sakai (IL) 
President, TransAgra Intl Inc.

Judge Peter Sakai* (TX) 
District Court Judge, 225th District, District Court, State of Texas

Dr. Judy Sakaki* (No CA) 
President, Sonoma State University 

Mr. Keith Sakamoto (Hawaii) 
President & CEO, Hawaiian Host, Inc.

Mr. Masaru Sakamoto (No CA) 
General Partner, Hack Ventures Inc.

Ms. Sandy Sakamoto* (So CA)  
Partner, LimNexus LLP

Dr. Lois Saruwatari (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Physician, Lois Saruwatari, MD, LLC

Ms. Janelle Sasaki (Japan) 
Executive Director, Branding, Marketing, Communications, EY Advisory & Consulting Co., Ltd

Mr. Koji Sato (NJ)
Vice President and General Counsel, Orient Corporation of America 

Ms. Lina Kumamaru Sato (Japan) 
Director, Foundation of Global Life Learning Center 

Mr. Scott Sato (Japan)  
CEO, Tricor Japan 

Ms. Miyoko Sawamura* (No CA) 
SSMII, Special Projects, California Department of Public Health 

Ms. Vickie Schaepler (NE)
Japanese Hall Project Coordinator, Legacy of the Plains Museum

Mr. Bill Seki* (So CA)  
Partner, Seki, Nishimura & Watase, LLP 

Mr. Ichiro Sekimitsu (Hawaii)
Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Retired) 

Hon. Toko Serita* (NY)
Judge, New York State Unified Court System

Ms. Naoko Shatz (WA) 
Attorney at Law, Shatz Law Group 

Mr. Edward Shaw (TX)

Ms. Wendy Shiba* (So CA)   
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, KB Home (Retired)

Mr. Myles Shibata (HI) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President of Development, Hawai'i Community Foundation

Dr. Tazuko Shibusawa (NY) 
Associate Dean & Director, MSW Program, New York University Silver School of Social Work

Mr. Edward Shikada* (No CA)   
City Manager, City of Palo Alto 

Mr. Michael Shikuma (Japan)
Licensed Foreign Attorney (Hawai`i), Shikuma Law Office

Ms. Eri Shima (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
AVP Trust Officer Central Pacific Bank

Ms. Charlene “Chuck” Shimada (No CA) 
Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Mr. Peter Shimamoto (So CA)  
Managing Attorney, Insignis Law

Judge Floyd Shimomura* (No CA) 
Administrative Law Judge, Personnel Board, California State Government

Mr. Mark Shimomura (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Customer Success Manager, Certent

Mr. Genki Shiohara (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Associate, RBL Partners

Mr. Edward Shiomi (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Executive Director, Apex for Youth

Ms. Sandra Shirai (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice Chairman, Deloitte LLP 

Ms. Genevieve Shiroma* (No CA)  
Elected Director, Ward 4, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Ms. Mariko Silver (VT) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, Bennington College

Ms. Junko Stevens (No CA) 
R&D Senior Director, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Mr. Lance Stuart (NY)   
Partner, ViciCapital Partners

Mr. Wesley Stockstill (Japan) 
Managing Partner and Director, WLS

Ms. Michelle Sugahiro* (OR)  
Attorney at Law, Sugahiro Law

Mr. Dennis Sugino (So CA) 
Founder, Kansa Advisory LLC

Mr. Gary Sumihiro (CO)  
President, Sumihiro Investments, LLC

Mr. Bryce Suzuki (AZ) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Office Managing Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Mr. Stephen Suzuki (So CA)
Assistant Vice President, Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

Mr. Tatsunori Suzuki (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President/CEO, Zeptor Corporation 

Mr. Yoshiteru "Terry" Suzuki (NY)  
President & CEO, IX Capital Partners PE LLC

Mr. Jarin Tabata (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Associate Principal, SYPartners

Ms. Linda Taira* (So CA)  
Senior Manager, Communications, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, The Boeing Company

Mr. Michael Takada (IL) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American Service Committee

Mr. Craig Takahata (Hawaii) 
Vice President, Managing Director, Honolulu, Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo

Mr. Eric Takahata* (Hawaii) 
President, a.Link

Ms. Wendy Takahisa (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Executive Director, Morgan Stanley 

Mr. Donald M. Takaki (Hawaii) 
Chairman & CEO, HawkTree International, Inc.

Mr. Kenta Takamori (No CA) 
Executive Director, Silicon Valley Japan Platform

Dr. Jeanette Takamura (NY)  
Dean Emerita of the Faculty of Social Work and Professor of Gerontology and Social Policy, Columbia University

Mr. Henry Takata (Japan)
Representative Director, SynTech Japan 

Ms. Sach Takayasu* (NY)  
Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University

Mr. George Takei‡ (So CA) 
Actor, Hosato Enterprises, Inc.

Ms. Beth Takekawa (WA) 
Executive Director, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

Dr. Harukata Takenaka (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Professor, National Graduate Insitute of Policy Studies

Mr. Yukuo Takenaka (CA) 
President & CEO, Takenaka Partners LLC 

Mr. Craig Takiguchi (No CA)  
Vice President, Business Development, Sanrio, Inc. 

Ms. Masako Takiguchi (AZ)
Himeji Committee Chair, Phoenix Sister Cities

Mr. Yoichiro Taku (No CA)  
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Ms. Eriko Talley (Japan) 
Senior VP, HR, Coca Cola Japan

Mr. Grant Tanabe (Japan) 
Foreign Law Partner, Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office

Mr. Dean Tanaka (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, First Hawaiian Bank

Mr. George Tanaka (So CA) 
Senior Vice President, Union Bank

Mr. Jon Tanaka (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Head of Japan Real Estate, Angelo Gordon Japan

Mr. Barry Taniguchi* (Hawaii) 
President, KTA Super Stores

Mr. Harold Taniguchi* (WA) 
Director, King County Department of Transportation (ret.)

Mr. Michael Tanimura* (IL) 
Creative Director, Silver Image Creative, Inc.

Ms. Donna Tanoue (Hawaii) 
Former Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Ms. June Taylor (CO) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Executive Director and State Personnel Director, Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration

Ms. Deidre Tegarden (Hawaii) 
Executive Director, Nisei Veterans Memorial Center

Mr. Gerald Teramae (Hawaii)
Head of School, Island Pacific Academy

Ms. Ann Teranishi (HI) 
SVP, Director of Operations, American Savings Bank

Mr. Dennis Teranishi† (Hawaii) 
President & CEO, Pacific International Center for High Technology Research (PICHTR)

Ms. Lori Teranishi (Hawaii)  
President, iQ PR, Inc. 

Ms. Nozomi Terao (New York) 
Executive Director, MSTERIO Inc.

Mr. Steven Teraoka (No CA)  
Attorney at Law, Teraoka & Partners LLP

Dr. Keith Terasaki (So CA) 
Physician, Kaiser Permanente

Ms. Rona Tison (No CA) 
Senior Vice President - Corporate Relations, ITO EN (North America) Inc.

Mr. Tyler Masayuki Tokioka* (Hawaii)
President, Island Insurance Foundation

Mr. John Tobe (DC)
Director of Capacity Building, APIASF

Mr. Tatsuki Tomita (No CA)  
COO, Vivaldi Technologies

Mr. Roy Tomizawa (Japan) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Head of Leadership and Talent Development, MetLife Japan

Ms. Kiyoko Toyama (AZ)
Vice President, Japanese Friendship Garden

Dr. Tracy Tsuetaki* (NC) 
Chairman, Japan American Society of North Carolina 

Mr. Wallace Tsuha† (Hawaii) 
President, The Tsuha Foundation

Ms. Junko Tsunashima (NY) 
Supervising Producer, American Masters/THIRTEEN

Professor William Tsutsui* (AR) 
President & Professor of History, Hendrix College

Ms. Masami Tyson (TN) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Global Director of FDI and Trade, State of Tennessee, Department of Economic and Community Development

Mr. Stephen Ueda (Hawaii) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President and CEO, Suisan Company Ltd. 

Mr. Chris Uehara (OR) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Assistant Chief, Portland Police Bureau

Ms. Mayumi Uejima-Carr (DC) linkedIn_logo_100.png

Mr. Grant Ujifusa (NY)
Former Senior Editor, Reader’s Digest

Mr. Mark Usui (So CA) 
Partner, EOS Accountants, LLP

Ms. Vivien Usui (So CA)  
Partner, KPMG, LLP

Mr. Yoichi Usui (CO)  
President & CEO, Cross Cultural Business, Inc.

Mr. Allen Uyeda (Hawaii)  
President and CEO, First Insurance Company of Hawaii (Retired)

Mr. Mark Uyeda* (DC) 
Senior Special Counsel, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Ms. Laurie Van Pelt (MI) 
Director, Management & Budget, Oakland County Michigan

Mr. Randall Wada (Japan) 
Chief Executive Officer, JLT Holdings Japan Limited

Mr. John Walsh (DC)
Outreach Coordinator, Children's National Medical Center

Mr. Keith Walters* (VA) 
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

Dr. Kyoko Waseda-Hida (NY)
Director of Intelligence Operations, 514th Air Mobility Wing 

Mr. Allan Watanabe (Japan) LinkedIn_Logo_100.png

Mr. Dale Watanabe (WA)   
Executive Director, Japan-America Society of the State of Washington

Ms. Mari Watanabe* (OR)  
Executive Director, Partners in Diversity, The Portland Business Alliance 

Dr. Paul Watanabe* (MA) 
Director, Institute for Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts (Boston)

Ms. Ayako Weissman (NY) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Senior Vice President, Horizon Kinetics LLC

Ms. Lori Tsugawa Whaley (WA) 
President, The Courage of a Samurai

Mr. Steve Wilkes (MA)
Professor, Berklee College of Music

Ms. Ako Williams (So CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Ushio America, Inc.

Mr. Jeff Yabuki (WI) linkedIn_logo_100.png
President, CEO & Director, Fiserv

Ms. Jewelle Yamada (NY)  
Vice President & General Manager, Communications & Diversity Promotion Group, Sumitomo Corporation of America

Mr. Kouji Yamada (No CA) 
Owner, Analog Investment Edge LLC

Ms. Susan Yamada* (Hawaii)
Director, Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship 

Mr. Roy Yamaguchi‡ (Hawaii)  
Chef and Restaurateur, Roy’s

Ms. Yumi Yamaguchi (Japan)
Managing Officer, Mitsui & Co., LTD; President & CEO, Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute

Mr. David Yamahata (So CA)*  
Deputy Chief, Los Angeles Fire Department (Retired)

Mr. Mark Yamakawa* (Hawaii) 
President & CEO, Hawaii Dental Service

Dr. Yasuhiro Yamakawa (MA) 
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson College  

Mr. Andrew Yamamoto* (So CA)  
Partner, Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliot, LLP (Retired)

Dr. Britt Yamamoto (WA)  
CEO & Founder, iLEAP

Mr. Herb Yamamoto (OR) 
Owner/CEO, BIM Connection

Ms. Yayoi Yamamoto (OR) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Owner and President, PDX Coordinator, LLC

Mr. Gregg Yamanaka (Hawaii)  
President & CEO, LearningBiz, LLC

Ms. Kelly Yamasaki (CO) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Principal, OZ Architecture

Mr. Ross Yamasaki (Hawaii) 
Founder, Pau Hana Creative, LLC

Ms. Amy Yamashiro* (DC)  
Education Research Scientist, U.S. Department of Education

Mr. Gary Yamashiroya* (IL) 
Detective Commander, Chicago Police Department (Retired)

Mr. Gary Yamashita (CO) 
CEO, Sakura Square LLC

Dr. Robert T. Yanagisawa (NY)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Ms. Jan Yanehiro* (No CA)  
President, Jan Yanehiro, Inc.

Dr. Phillip Yang (No CA)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Robin Yasui* (CO)  
Director of Geriatrics, Denver Health and Hospitals

Mr. Nobuyaki Yasunaga (Japan)   
Head of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Uber Japan

Mr. Mark Yokoyama (So CA) 
Dean, Rio Hondo College

Ms. Stephanie Yonekura (So Cal)  
Partner, Hogan Lovell US LLP

Dr. Mariko Yoshihara Yang (No CA)
Visiting Professor, Ritsumeikan University

Dr. Kumiko Yoshinari (No CA) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Partner, Asterra

Ms. Lynda Yonamine (Japan)  
President, Yonamine Pearls

Mr. Paul K. Yonamine†^ (Japan)  
Executive Chairman, Central Pacific Bank

Ms. Tasha A. Yorozu (No CA) 
President, Yorozu Law Group, P.C.

Mr. Gerald Yoshida (Hawaii) 
Partner, Char Hamilton Yoshida & Shimomoto

Ms. Miyuki Yoshida (OR) 
Attorneyat Law, Law Offices of Miyuki Yoshida

Mr. Toshi Yoshida (TX) linkedIn_logo_100.png
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Mr. Grant Yoshihara* (OR) 
SVP, Operations, NW Natural (ret.) 

Mr. Hiro Yoshihara (No Ca)   
Board Member, Hitachi, Ltd. 

Dr. Marianne Yoshioka (MA) 
Dean, College School for Social Work, Smith College

Ms. Theodora "Teddy" Yoshikami (NY)  
Producer and Cultural Consultant

Mr. Hidehiko Yukawa (Japan)
Senior Managing Executive Officer and Director, Kinden Corporation