These academic, business, cultural, and government leaders support our mission to further mutual understanding and ongoing engagement between Japanese and Americans.
Advisory Council Members
Richard C. Benson, The University of Texas at Dallas
Michael M. Boone, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Joseph M. DePinto, 7-Eleven, Inc.
Sean Donohue, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki, The America-Japan Society, Inc. and Ambassador from Japan to U.S. (2008-2012)
Masahiro Ikeno, NEC Corporation of America (retired)
Robert Isom, American Airlines
The Honorable Eric Johnson, Mayor of Dallas
Ambassador Ryozo Kato, U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON) and Ambassador from Japan to U.S. (2001-2008)
Ambassador Ronald Kirk, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Shingo Mizuno, Fujitsu America, Inc.
Hideto Nishitani, Virtuous Capital
The Honorable Mattie Parker, Mayor of Fort Worth
Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, The Japan Institute of International Affairs and Ambassador from Japan to U.S. (2012-2018)
Ambassador J. Thomas Schieffer, Envoy International LLC and Ambassador from the U.S. to Japan (2005-2009)
John M. Stich, Honorary Consul-General of Japan in Dallas (2004-2020)
R. Gerald Turner, Southern Methodist University
Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.)