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.

Co-Presidents

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

David D. Johnson
Executive Vice President, Treasurer & CFO
Molex Inc.

Akira “Kevin” Koyasu
President & CEO
Nippon Sharyo U.S.A., 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
DavidAlexanderPrincipalMasuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
David L.BarcusVice President, Operations Sunstar Americas, Inc.
Jack D.BeemBaker & McKenzie LLP, (Retired)
BenitaBoettnerLismore Advisors
Erik T. BrejlaHead of Strategic Partnerships Office of International Trade and Investment
WendyBreuderGeneral Manager, U.S. Corporate Banking MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
Robert A.CenterErnst & Young LLP, (Retired)
SamCremin
DrewEdwardsVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
William L.FloridaVice PresidentAdvisory Research, Inc.
RyutaroFurukawaExecutive Director, Global Corporate BankJP Morgan Chase Bank, NA
MarieGaudetteExecutive DirectorMidwest U.S. - Japan Association
Marcia E.GoodmanPartnerMayer Brown LLP
Edward A. GrantArthur Andersen LLP, (Retired)
Amy M.HarrisDirector of Membership & AccountsThe 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
YoshiroHoriExecutive Vice President and General ManagerNippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal U.S.A., Inc.
KathrynIbata-ArensAssociate Professor, Dept. of Political ScienceDePaul University
KatsuyaInubushiSenior Vice President & General ManagerSumitomo Corporation of America
Ken GKabiraAssociate Executive DirectorWater Quality Association
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.
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-yulLeePartnerLocke Lord LLP
HarumiLorySenior Lecturer, East Asian Languages & CivilizationsThe University of Chicago
Phyllis I.LyonsAssociate Professor, African & Asian LanguagesNorthwestern University
HirokazuMarutaGeneral Manager, Asian Corporate Banking (Midwest)MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
James A.McClungChairman & CEOLismore International Inc.
JosephMcCluskeyVice President, International OperationsW.W Grainger, Inc.
Bart M.McMillanPrincipalBaker & McKenzie LLP
GregMerkleyAssociate Director, Kellogg Case PublishingKellogg 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/Oncology & Deputy Director, Center for Personalized TherapeuticsThe University of Chicago
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.SchaeferUnderwriters Laboratories Inc., (Retired)
JulieSchotanusHR Business PartnerAviva Investors America
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)
BridgetSweeneyDirector, Business Operations The Boeing Company
Chie TanakaManaging Director, TaxKPMG LLP
TetsuyaTeradaVice President & General ManagerNippon Express, USA, Inc.
Masaki TomimotoVP of CMSO Planning, R&D Strategy & Professional AffairsTakeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Mike M.TsurugaGenieco, Inc.
Shawn Y.ValukasAccount Vice PresidentUBS Financial Services, Inc.
IonWarnerVice President, Global MarketingThe Manitowoc Company
KumikoWatanabeJapan Business Group National LeaderGrant Thornton LLP
Michael P.WhelanPartnerEY
JamesWhitcombManaging DirectorFifth Third Bank
MariYamamoto RegnierPartnerBarnes & Thornburg LLP
KeikoYanaiDeputy Consul GeneralConsulate-General of Japan in 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 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)
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
Mike M. TsurugaGenieco, Inc.