Officers

President
Jackson Chen, NEC Corporation of America

Japanese First Vice President
Takashi KubotaNEC Corporation of America

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

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