Officers

President
Jackson Chen, NEC Corporation of America

Japanese First Vice President
Keiichi KagayamaHigh-Speed-Railway Technology Consulting Corporation (HTeC)

American First Vice President/President-Elect
Grant Ogata, Domitech Products, LLC

Japanese Second Vice President
Shigetoshi Takashi, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

American Second Vice President
Harry C. WhalenFrisco Economic Development Corporation

Secretary
Naveen Bandla, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Treasurer
Allison Rosario, PwC

General Counsel
Christopher R. BanklerJackson Walker, LLP

Elected Directors

Mark Berry, Westar International LP

Elaine Browning

Don Casey, American Airlines

Bryan Chance, Ernst & Young LLP

Dustin Johnson, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Koki Harada, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Keiko Harris, Texas Instruments

Robert W. Kantner, Jones Day

Takashi Kubota, NEC Corporation of America

Megan LaDriere, Baker Botts L.L.P.

Howard LimVinson & Elkins LLP

Roshan Mansinghani, Unified Patents Inc. 

Hideto Nishitani, ORIX USA Corporation

Daisuke Sakata, Mizuho Bank, Ltd. 

Hisashi (Sam) Shichijo, University of Texas at Dallas

Michael Skelton, Richardson Economic Development Partnership

Jeff Smith, ORIX USA Corporation

Koichi Takahashi, 7-Eleven, Inc.

Shigetoshi Takashi, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd.

Kyoko Vivas, Japan Airlines

Julia Wada, Toyota Financial Services

Harry C. Whalen, Frisco Economic Development Corporation

Honorary & Regular Directors

Ryuji Iwasaki, Acting Consul-General of Japan

John M. Stich, Honorary Consul-General of Japan in Dallas

John Bowers, Immediate Past President

Akito Inada, Immediate Past Japanese First Vice President

Toshinaga Hirai, JETRO – Houston