Board of Directors

Rick Aizawa Port of Portland
Cathy Bowman Mackenzie.
Lisa Christy Portland Japanese Garden
Tamako Hayashi Deloitte
Tatsuo Ito SEH America, Inc.
Nancy Lange NW Natural
Rob Langstaff Sweet Onion Consulting
Patrick Mayer Individual Member
John Motley Columbia Sportswear
Masami Nishishiba Portland State University
Paul Owen Vanport International
Taylor Radloff JPMorgan
Kojiro Shiraiwa Yamasa Corporation USA
Nikki Swift Cable Huston
Paul Waldram Moss Adams LLP
Mari Watanabe Portland Business Alliance
Masa Yamaguchi Lane Powell PC
Akinori Yokosawa Delta Air Lines
Junki Yoshida Yoshida Group

Honorary Directors

Governor Kate Brown
City of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler
Ed Kawasaki
George Nakata (1934-2021)

Ex-Officio Directors

Consul General Masaki Shiga, Consular Office of Japan in Portland
Dean Alterman, Alterman Law Group, (Immediate Past Chair)

Other Past Chairs

John Kodachi
Yoshio Kurosaki
Doug Smith
Charlie Allcock
Paul Taylor
Grant Yoshihara
Craig Bachman
Stu Sawai
Rick Saito
Jan Burreson
Isao Iwashita
Adolf Hertrich
Sho Dozono
Governor Victor Atiyeh
Glen Ulmer
Ed Kawasaki
Cliff Alterman
Lou Kennedy
Perry Holland
R.W. DeWeese
Richard Lawrence
George Azumano
William Fisher
Rudie Wilhelm, Jr.
Edmund Ellis
R.W. Cabell
John Hering
John Fulton
Donald Bates
Tom Kerr
Roland Davis
Carvel Linden
E.C. Sammons
Larry Hartman
E.B. MacNaughton
Judge C.H. Carey
Rogers MacVeagh
Dr. Norman Coleman
Peter Beckett
Bruce Brenn