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Executive Committee

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Jon Metzler

Board Chair
Lecturer, UC-Berkeley

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John Thomas

Vice Chair
Martingale Asset Management

Takahide Akiyama

Japan Society of Northern California

David Saltzman

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Larry Greenwood

Former President
Japan Society of Northern California

Nobuko Saito Cleary

Cross Cultural Communications

Rochelle Kopp

Japan Intercultural Consulting

Tracy Gopal

Third Arrow Strategies

Kevin Kuhn

Global Business and Innovation Professional

Christopher J. Monteilh

Deloitte & Touche LLP

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Yale Kofman

BNY Mellon Wealth Management


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Kazuhiko Abe

LIFULL Co., Ltd.

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Suzanne Basalla

Toyota Research Institute

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Dana Buntrock

University of California

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Richard Dasher

Stanford University

Glen S. Fukushima

Center for American Progress

William P. Fuller

The Asia Foundation (Emeritus)

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Emiko Higashi

Tohmon Capital Partners

Howard Hoover

Deloitte & Touche LLP (Ret.)

Keiko Horkan

Dodge & Cox Investment Managers

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Gen Isayama

WiL – World Innovation Lab

Bryan J. Jacop

Located LLC

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Michi Kaifu

Enotech Consulting

Kathleen Kimura, MBE

Tokyo Express Co., Inc.

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Hiroaki Kuwajima

University of California, Berkeley

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Terry Marsh

Quantal International

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Takanari Yamashita


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Tsuyoshi Tsurumi

MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

Michael O’Bryan

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Taiki Ozawa

Japan Air Lines

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Fumiyasu Hirose

All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

Steve Pollock


Tsutomu “Tom” Tanaka

Global Investment Banking & Overseas Business Professional

Yoshiaki “Yoshi” Tojo


Marsha J. Vande Berg

Tata Capital Pte. Ltd.

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Nancy Yamaguchi

Morgan Lewis

Japan Chief Representative, JSNC Japan Office

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Satoru Watanabe

Maximize, Inc.


Ambassador Michael Armacost

Distinguished Senior Fellow Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), Stanford University

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Consul General Toru Maeda

Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco


Carl E. Anduri, Jr.Barbara BundyAlexander Calhoun
Donald R. Davis Paul Crane DorfmanSteven J. Doi, Esq.
The Honorable Dianne FeinsteinRoger J. FleischmannGreg Marutani
Michael MoyleNoel NellisMasaya Okumura
Thomas H. WoofterOsamu YamadaGeorge Yamasaki, Jr.
John A. Zderic 

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