Board

Honorary Chairman

The Honorable Toshiyuki Iwado
Consul-General of Japan in Chicago
Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago

Chairman

The Honorable Michael H. Moskow
Vice Chairman & Senior Fellow on the Global Economy
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chairman Emeritus

The Honorable Adlai E. Stevenson
Chairman
SC&M Investment Management Corp.

President

David D. Johnson
Molex Inc. (Retired)

Executive Vice Presidents

Ken Hennessy
President
NDK

Akira “Kevin” Koyasu
President & CEO
Nippon Sharyo U.S.A., Inc.

Tetsuya Terada
Vice President & General Manager (Midwest Region)
Nippon Express USA, Inc.

Secretary

John Bukacek
President
Japanese Business Legal & Technical Translation and Interpretation Services

Treasurer

Yasushi Kubo
Partner-Audit
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Executive Director

Mitsukuni Baba
Japan America Society of Chicago

Directors

FirstLastRoleOrganization
Matthew AbbottDirector, Government & Diplomatic Programs The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
DavidAlexanderPrincipalMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
David J.AndersonFounding Family MemberAnderson Japanese Gardens
David L.BarcusVice President, Operations Sunstar Americas, Inc.
Jack D.BeemBaker & McKenzie LLP, (Retired)
BenitaBoettnerGlobal Lead, Commercial StrategyNuseed
Erik T. BrejlaHead of Strategic Partnerships, Office of International Trade and InvestmentIllinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
WendyBreuderGeneral Manager, U.S. Corporate Banking MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
Robert A.CenterErnst & Young LLP, (Retired)
RobertCorderProject Coordinator, Business DevelopmentJETRO Chicago
SamCreminDirector of Marketing & Product ManagementLitetronics International, Inc.
DrewEdwardsManaging DirectorAdvisory Research, Inc.
William L.FloridaVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
RyutaroFurukawaExecutive Director, Global Corporate BankJP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
Steven P.GanPresidentStellar Risk Management Services, Inc.
MarieGaudetteExecutive DirectorMidwest U.S. - Japan Association
Marcia E.GoodmanPartnerMayer Brown LLP
Edward A. GrantArthur Andersen LLP, (Retired)
Troy D.HammondPresidentNorth Central College
Amy M.HarrisDirector of Membership & AccountsThe Economic Club of Chicago
WalterHladkoImperial Hotel Tokyo/Osaka
KathrynIbata-ArensProfessor & Director, Global Asian StudiesDePaul University
KatsuyaInubushiSenior Vice President & General ManagerSumitomo Corporation of America
Ken GKabiraChief Strategy OfficerEdlong Dairy Technologies
Robert W.Karr, Jr.Director & General Manager, Global Business Development Blommer Chocolate Company
JaniceKatzAssociate Curator of Japanese ArtArt Institute of Chicago
ToshioKawaiPresident and CEOMistubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
NiamhKing
ShinichiroKishiokaPresidentI.T.A., Inc.
ShunichiroKishiokaChairmanI.T.A., Inc.
Tomoko KizawaPartnerDeloitte
BernardKohExecutive Director, Multinational CorporationsJP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Stephen M.KozikDirector, Strategic ProjectsOmron Management Center of America, Inc.
Jody E.KurtzhaltsYaskawa Electric America, Inc., (Retired)
NoriyasuKuwaharaSenior Vice President & Head of Planning & AdministrationAstellas US LLC
Sang-yulLeePartnerK&L Gates LLP
HarumiLorySenior Lecturer, East Asian Languages & CivilizationsThe University of Chicago
Phyllis I.LyonsAssociate Professor, African & Asian LanguagesNorthwestern University
JeffMalehornPresident & CEO World Business Chicago
James A.McClungChairman & CEOLismore International Inc.
JosephMcCluskey
Bart M.McMillanPrincipalBaker & McKenzie LLP
GregMerkleyAssociate Director, Kellogg Case PublishingKellogg School of Management
MarkMillerPresidentCornerstone Environmental, Health & Safety, Inc.
Dana E.MorrisonPresidentGenieco, Inc.
RobertMurphyManaging PartnerMoveo Integrated Branding
Dr. YusukeNakamura, M.D., Ph.DProfessor of Medicine & Surgery, Section of Hematology/Oncology & Deputy Director, Center for Personalized TherapeuticsThe University of Chicago
HidekiNakashiroHead of Asian Corporate Banking (Midwest)MUFG Union Bank N.A.
Dr. Ei-IchiNegishi, Ph.DH. C. Brown Distinguished Professor of ChemistryPurdue University
ShueiNishizawaDirectorJapan Airlines Co., Ltd.
YokoNoge DeanCorrespondentNikkei America Inc.
ChrissyNovakSecretary of the Institute Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
TomoyukiOsakiVice President and General Manager All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
PeggyParfenoffPresidentWorld Chicago
Bradley W.PerlsteinVice President, Human Resources Komatsu America Corp.
JamieRheeChief Procurement OfficerCity of Chicago
David M.RodenVice President & Group ManagerFifth Third Bank
Howard J.RomanekIllinois State University, (Retired)
ShinichiSanuiDeputy General Manager Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
August W.SchaeferUnderwriters Laboratories Inc., (Retired)
JulieSchotanusHR Business PartnerAviva Investors America
DanSealsMPA Health Analytics
TakashiSekinoExecutive Vice President and General ManagerNippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal U.S.A., Inc.
YoshioShibazakiSenior Tax ManagerPlante & Moran PLLC
KazuoShimizuPresident & CEOKikkoman Foods, Inc.
IchiroSoneChief Executive DirectorJETRO Chicago
William A.Streff, Jr.PartnerKirkland & Ellis LLP
BridgetSweeneyDirector, Business Operations The Boeing Company
Chie TanakaManaging Director, TaxKPMG LLP
Shawn Y.ValukasAccount Vice PresidentUBS Financial Services, Inc.
PromodVohraDean of the College of Engineering & Engineering Technology Northern Illinois University
IonWarnerVice President, Marketing & Investor RelationsThe Manitowoc Company
KumikoWatanabeJapan Business Group National LeaderGrant Thornton LLP
Michael P.WhelanPartnerEY
MariYamamoto RegnierPartnerBarnes & Thornburg LLP
KeikoYanaiDeputy Consul GeneralConsulate-General of Japan in Chicago

Board of Governors

FirstLastRoleOrganization
Jack D.Beem(Chairman)Baker & McKenzie LLP, (Retired)
Thomas J.Boodell, Jr.Attorney at LawBoodell & Domanskis, LLC
Clyde O.Bowles, Jr.Of CounselHarrison & Held LLP
JohnBukacekPresidentJapanese Business Legal & Technical Translation and Interpretation Services
Arthur I.CyrA.W. & Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor, Political Economy & World Business Director, Clausen Center for World BusinessCarthage College
ClydeDickeyArthur Andersen LLP (Retired)
RalphFujimotoErnst & Young LLP, (Retired)
Edward A.GrantArthur Andersen LLP (Retired)
LyricHughes HaleEditor in ChiefEconvue, Inc.
ShunichiroKishiokaChairmanI.T.A., Inc.
Jody E.KurtzhaltsYaskawa Electric America, Inc., (Retired)
James A.McClungChairman & CEOLismore International Inc.
Thomas P.McMenaminPresidentMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Howard J.RomanekIllinois State University, (retired)
The Honorable Adlai E.StevensonChairmanSC&M Investment Management Corp.
ThomasStudney
Joann R.Tomes