Awards

We recognize individuals and companies each year who have in some outstanding way exemplified our mission through their work in our community.

Citizen of the World Award

Given in recognition of their many contributions towards promoting US-Japan relations

Consul General Hiroshi Furusawa (2016)
Jun Mokudai (2013)
Hirofumi Murabayashi (2013)
Ambassador Robert M. Orr (2012)
Junki Yoshida (2012)
Consul General Akio Egawa (2008)
Senator Daniel Inouye (2007)
Shigeo Ogawa (2006)
Consul-General Tadashi Nagai (2004)
Sho Dozono (2003)
Isao Iwashita (2001)
Ed Kawasaki (2000)
Consul-General Gunkatsu Kano (1999)
George Azumano (1998)
Zenji Motomura (1997)
Governor Victor Atiyeh (1997)
Senator Mark Hatfield (1996)

International Business Achievement Award

Given in recognition of their their long-term commitment to economic success in our community through the US-Japan relationship.

Ajinomoto Windsor (2015)
Port of Portland (2006)
Northwest Airlines (2005)
Azumano Travel (2001)
Delta Air Lines (2000)
Vanport Manufacturing, Inc. (1998)

Japanese Community Service Award

SEH America, Inc. (2013)
TCI America (2006)
Itogumi U.S.A. Corp. (2005)
Mitsubishi International Corporation (2001)
NEC America, Inc. (2000)
Shokookai of Portland (1998)

Lifetime Achievement Award

To recognize their outstanding commitment and service in a volunteer capacity over many years to the ongoing success and growth of JASO.

Isao Iwashita (2005)
Donald Jenkins (2004)

Volunteer of the Year Award

For their exceptional personal commitment and contribution to JASO.

Tamako Hayashi (2016)
Junko Seckerson (2015)
Paul Waldram (2014)
John Kodachi (2013)
Val Okada (2012)
Yoshio Oda (2012)
Janet Young (2011)
Yuichi Suda (2010)
Tamara Henden (2009)
Yoko Gulde (2008)
Lynn Moyers (2007)
Al and Patsy Abe (2006)
Phyllis Redman (2005)
Charlie Allcock (2003)
Tamio Fukuyama (2001)
Paul Taylor (2000)
Scott Guptill (1998)
Carl Kato (1998)