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

Edward A. Grant

Executive Vice Presidents

Nigel C. Blakeway
Chairman, President and CEO
Omron Management Center of America, Inc.

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

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
DavidAlexanderPrincipalMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
David L.BarcusVice President, Operations Sunstar Americas, Inc.
Jack D.BeemBaker & McKenzie LLP, Retired
The Honorable J.D.BindenagelStrategy XXI Partners
BenitaBoettnerLismore Advisors
WendyBreuderManaging Director, Corporate & Investment Banking for the AmericasThe Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Robert A.CenterErnst & Young LLP, Retired
SamCreminGlobal Supplier Business DirectorWaldom Electronics
DrewEdwardsVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
William L.FloridaVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
RyutaroFurukawaExecutive DirectorGlobal Corporate Bank
Marcia E.GoodmanPartnerMayer Brown LLP
Amy M.HarrisMembershipThe Economic Club of Chicago
KenHennessyPresidentNDK
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.
KathrynIbata-ArensAssociate Professor, Dept. of Political ScienceDePaul University
David D.JohnsonExecutive Vice President, Treasurer & CFO Molex Inc.
Ken GKabira
Robert W.Karr, Jr.PrincipalMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
JaniceKatzAssociate Curator of Japanese ArtArt Institute of Chicago
ToshioKawaiPresident and CEOMistubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
NiamhKingVice President, Programs The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
ShunichiroKishiokaChairmanI.T.A., 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.McClungCEOLismore 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
Dr. YusukeNakamura, M.D., Ph.DProfessor of Medicine + Surgery, Section of Hematology/OncologyThe University of Chicago
TimothyNewlinVice President, Foreign Multi-National BankingJP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
ShueiNishizawaDirectorJapan Airlines Co., Ltd.
YokoNoge DeanCorrespondentNikkei Chicago Bureau
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.SchaeferSVP & Public Safety OfficerUnderwriters Laboratories Inc., Retired
JulieSchotanus
DanSealsMPA Health Analytics
YoshioShibazakiSenior Tax ManagerPlante & Moran PLLC
KazuoShimizuPresident & CEOKikkoman Foods, Inc.
IchiroSoneChief Executive DirectorJETRO Chicago
William A.Streff, Jr.PartnerKirkland & Ellis LLP
YasuyukiSugiuraPresident & CEOMitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
MarySutherland
BridgetSweeneyDirector, Business Operations The Boeing Company
Mike M.TsurugaGenieco, Inc.
Shawn Y.ValukasAccount Vice PresidentUBS Financial Services, Inc.
IonWarnerVice PresidentPentair
KumikoWatanabeJapan Business Group National LeaderGrant Thornton LLP
Ritsuko Okuno WelchVice President, Intl. FinanceFifth Third Bank
Michael P.WhelanPartnerEY
JamesWhitcombManaging DirectorFifth Third Bank
MariYamamoto RegnierPartnerBarnes & Thornburg LLP
KeikoYanaiDeputy Consul GeneralConsulate General of Japan at Chicago
MasaoYoshidaPresident & CEOAstellas US LLC

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
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
MasatakaHarashimaPresident & CEOE-Hay International Corp.
LyricHughes HaleEditor in ChiefEconvue, Inc.
ShunichiroKishiokaChairmanI.T.A., Inc.
Jody E.KurtzhaltsYaskawa Electric America, Inc., Retired
James A.McClungCEOLismore International Inc.
Thomas P.McMenaminPresidentMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
The Honorable Adlai E.StevensonChairmanSC&M Investment Management Corp.
ThomasStudney
Joann R.Tomes
Mike M. TsurugaGenieco, Inc.