Officers

President
Jackson Chen, NEC

Japanese First Vice President
Takashi KubotaNEC

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

Stacie Adams, Axxess
Mark Berry, Collins Aerospace
Elaine Browning
Sarah Carabias-Rush, Dallas Regional Chamber
Don Casey, American Airlines
Bryan Chance, Ernst & Young LLP
Koki Harada, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Keiko Harris, Texas Instruments
Christine Jha, ORIX Corporation USA
Dustin Johnson, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Robert W. Kantner, Jones Day
Takeshi Kojima7-Eleven, Inc.
Megan LaDriere, Baker Botts L.L.P.
Roshan Mansinghani, Unified Patents Inc.
Daisuke Nakamura, Bank of America
Daisuke Sakata, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Hisashi (Sam) Shichijo, University of Texas at Dallas
Michael Skelton, Richardson Economic Development Partnership
Jeff Smith, ORIX Corporation USA
Kyoko Vivas, Japan Airlines
Julia Wada, Toyota Financial Services

Honorary & Regular Directors

Hideo Fukushima, Consul-General of Japan

John M. Stich, Honorary Consul of Japan in Dallas

John Bowers, Immediate Past President

Keiichi Kagayama, Immediate Past Japanese First Vice President

Toshinaga Hirai, JETRO – Houston

Standing Committees

Board Development and Nominations Committee
Budget and Finance Committee
Dallas-Sendai Committee
Corporate Membership Committee
Human Resources Committee
Investment Committee
Marketing Committee
Strategic Planning Committee
Sun & Star Golf Classic Committee
Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner Underwriting Committee

Special Committees and Task Forces

50th Anniversary Task Force
Sun & Star Legacy Award Recipient Advisory Task Force