These academic, business, cultural, and goverment leaders support our mission to further mutual understanding and ongoing engagement between Japanese and Americans.

Advisory Council Members

Michael M. Boone, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Joseph M. DePinto, 7-Eleven, Inc.

Sean Donohue, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Yoshiyuki Kasai, Central Japan Railway Company

Ambassador Ryozo Kato

Mikito Kiname, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.

Ambassador Ronald Kirk, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Minoru Makihara, Mitsubishi Corporation

Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone

Hideto Nishitani, ORIX USA Corporation

W. Douglas Parker, American Airlines

Mayor Betsy Price, City of Fort Worth

Mayor Mike Rawlings, City of Dallas

Ambassador J. Thomas Schieffer

Shin Takahashi, NEC Corporation of America

Richard K. Templeton, Texas Instruments Incorporated

Shoichiro Toyoda, Toyota Motor Corporation

R. Gerald Turner, Southern Methodist University

Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, John G. Tower Center for Political Studies