Board

Honorary Chairman

The Honorable Masaharu Yoshida
Consul General of Japan at Chicago
Consulate General of Japan at 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

The Honorable J.D. Bindenagel

Executive Vice Presidents

Kenji Iijima
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Sumitomo Corporation of America

Robert W. Karr, Jr.
Principal
Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

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
DavidBaeckelandtManaging Director, Institutional Sales & Client Services O'Shaughnessy Asset Management
David L.BarcusVice President, Operations Sunstar Americas, Inc.
Jack D.Beem
NigelBlakewayChairman, President & CEO Omron Management Center of America
BenitaBoettnerLismore Advisors
WendyBreuderManaging Director, Corporate & Investment Banking for the AmericasThe Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Robert A.Center
SamCreminManaging DirectorGreen Tree Products and Technologies
DrewEdwardsVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
William L.FloridaVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
RyutaroFurukawaSenior Vice PresidentJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Marcia E.GoodmanPartnerMayer Brown LLP
Edward A.GrantArthur Anderson LLP, Retired
Amy M.HarrisMembershipThe Economic Club of Chicago
IchiroHidakaVice President and General ManagerAll Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
MasashiHisamotoTreasurer & Secretary to the BoardToyota Technological Institute at Chicago
WalterHladkoImperial Hotel Tokyo/Osaka, Retired
YoshiroHoriExecutive Vice President and General ManagerNippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal U.S.A., Inc.
David D.JohnsonExecutive Vice President, Treasurer & CFO Molex Inc.
Ken GKabira
JaniceKatzAssociate Curator of Japanese ArtArt Institute of Chicago
Steven L.KatzPrincipalMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
ToshioKawaiPresident and CEOMistubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
NiamhKingVice President, Programs The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
ShunichiroKishiokaChairmanITA Inc.
Tomoko KizawaPartnerDeloitte & Touche LLP
Jody E.KurtzhaltsYaskawa Electric America, Inc., Retired
Sang-yulLeePartnerEdwards Wildman Palmer LLP
HarumiLoryLecturer, East Asian Languages & Civilizations The University of Chicago
Phyllis I.LyonsAssociate Professor, African & Asian LanguagesNorthwestern University
HirokazuMarutaGeneral ManagerThe Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
James A.McClungChairman & CEOLismore International Inc.
JosephMcCluskeyVice President, International OperationsW.W Grainger, Inc.
Bart M.McMillanPartnerBaker & McKenzie LLP
GregMerkleyManager, Case WritingKellogg School of Management
MarkMillerPresidentCornerstone Environmental, Health & Safety, Inc.
TsudoiMiyoshiHead of Chief Medical and Science OfficeTakeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Dana E.MorrisonPresidentGenieco, Inc.
RobertMurphyManaging PartnerMoveo Integrated Branding
TimothyNewlinVice President, Foreign Multi-National BankingJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
ShueiNishizawaDirectorJapan Airlines Co., Ltd.
YokoNoge DeanCorrespondentNikkei Chicago Bureau
HirokoOsakaHiroko Osaka & Co.
PeggyParfenoffExecutive DirectorWorld Chicago
BradPerlsteinVice President, Human Resources Komatsu America Corp.
JamieRheeChief Procurement OfficerCity of Chicago
David M.RodenVice President & Group ManagerFifth Third Bank
Howard J.RomanekIllinois State University
ShinichiSanuiDeputy General Manager Mizuho Bank, LTD.
August W.SchaeferSVP & Public Safety OfficerUnderwriters Laboratories Inc.
JulieSchotanus
DanSealsAssistant DirectorIllinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
YoshioShibazakiSenior Tax ManagerPlante & Moran
KazuoShimizuPresident & CEOKikkoman Foods, Inc.
IchiroSoneChief Executive DirectorJETRO Chicago
William A.Streff, Jr.PartnerKirkland & Ellis LLP
YasuyukiSugiuraPresident & CEO and General Manager, Chicago BranchMitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
MarySutherland
BridgetSweeneyDirector, Business Operations The Boeing Company
Mike M.TsurugaGenieco, Inc.
Shawn Y.ValukasAccount Vice PresidentUBS Financial Services, Inc.
KumikoWatanabeJapan Business Group National LeaderGrant Thornton LLP
Ritsuko Okuno WelchVice President, Intl. FinanceFifth Third Bank
Michael P.WhelanPartnerErnst & Young LLP
MariYamamoto RegnierPartnerBarnes & Thornburg LLP
KeikoYanaiDeputy Consul GeneralConsulate General of Japan at Chicago
MasaoYoshidaPresident & CEOAstellas US LLC

Board of Governors

FirstLastRoleOrganization
Jack D.Beem(Chairman)
Thomas J.Boodell, Jr.PartnerBoodell & 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 (Retired)
MasatakaHarashimaPresident & CEOE-Hay International Corp.
LyricHughes HaleEditor in ChiefEconvue, Inc.
ShunichiroKishiokaChairmanITA Inc.
Jody E.KurtzhaltsYaskawa Electric America, Inc., (Retired)
James A.McClungChairman & CEOLismore International Inc.
Thomas P.McMenaminPrincipalMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The Honorable Adlai E.StevensonChairmanSC&M Investment Management Corp.
ThomasStudney
JosieTomes