Board of Trustees, Officers and Advisors

Honorary Patron

H.E. Koji Tomita, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America

Honorary Chairman

The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, Mineta & Associates, LLC
The Honorable John V. Roos, Geodesic Capital

Chairman Emeritus

William T. Breer
Ambassador Rust M. Deming, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS
Matthew P. Goodman, CSIS

Officers

Ambassador James P. Zumwalt (Chairman)
Kenichiro Mizoguchi, Hitachi, Ltd. (Vice Chair)
Emma Chanlett-Avery, Congressional Research Service (Vice Chair)
Shinsuke Takahashi, NEC Corporation of America (Secretary)
Yoichi Mineo, Marubeni  America  Corporation (At Large)
Peter Bass, Quberu, Inc. (Treasurer)
Ryan Shaffer, JASWDC President (Ex Officio)

Trustees

Robin Berrington
Wendy Cutler, Asia Society Policy Institute
Lt. Gen. Wallace Gregson, Avascent Global Advisors
Keiko Honda, SIPA
Christopher Johnstone, United States Department of Defense
Takaaki Kakudoh, Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A)
Marie Kissel, Abbott Labs
Ambassador Mark Lippert, Boeing International
Akihiko Nakazono, ITOCHU
Eileen Pennington, The Asia Foundation
Louisa Rubinfien, University of Maryland
Sufumi So, Hong Kong University
Mireya Solis, Brookings Institution
Hiroyuki “Bob” Takai, European Energy Exchange
Saburou Takeuchi, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Ambassador Kurt Tong, The Asia Group
Saori Tsuchiya, Toyota Motor North America
Rick Weir, Northrup Grumman Corporation
Randy Yoshimura, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

Advisors

Minister Masashi Mizobuchi, Embassy of Japan
Melissa Horwitz, United States Department of State

Legal Advisor

David Levine, Groom Law Group

Counselors

Lyle Blanchard, Greenstein DeLorme & Luchs, P.C.
Dr. Kent E. Calder, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS
Abigail Friedman, The Wisteria Group
Glen S. Fukushima, Center for American Progress
Maki Hishikawa, Aflac
Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard, McLarty Associates
Katsuhiko Ichikawa, Central Japan Railway Company
Tetsuo Iguchi, Toshiba America, Inc.
Ambassador John R. Malott
Yoshie Ogawa
Pamela Passman,
Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade
Andrew M. Saidel, Dynamic Strategies Asia LLC
Dr. Sheila A. Smith, Council on Foreign Relations