USJC Management and Staff

Chinami Kai

Administrative Coordinator, U.S.-Japan Council (Japan)

Chinami Kai is an Administrative Coordinator in the Tokyo office. Her primary responsibilities include providing a variety of support to USJC members and sponsors in Japan. She also assists in outreach and management of various events including the Business Advisory Board Meetings. Chinami majored in Intercultural Communication Studies and studied abroad at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota as an exchange student for a year. Prior to joining USJC, she worked as a customer service agent for a U.S. airline at Narita International Airport. She also had the opportunity to set up a customer support center and manage a team at an IT company. She learned about the TOMODACHI Initiative as a sponsor while working for an airline company and was impressed by its founding background and activities. Chinami was born and raised in Fukuoka, and holds a B.A. in English from Seinan Gakuin University.