Officers

President
Grant OgataDomitech Products, LLC 

Japanese First Vice President
Hitoshi Nishimura, Toyota Motor North America

American First Vice President/President-Elect
Harry C. WhalenFrisco Economic Development Corporation

Japanese Second Vice President
Kyoko Vivas, Japan Airlines

American Second Vice President
Sarah Carabias-Rush, Dallas Regional Chamber

Secretary
Naveen Bandla, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Treasurer
Allison Payne, PwC

General Counsel
Roshan Mansinghani, Unified Patents, LLC

Elected Directors

Stacie Adams, Axxess
John Bowers
Elaine Browning
Don Casey, American Airlines
Bryan Chance, Ernst & Young LLP
Joe Chapa, Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
Richard Elieson, American Airlines
Keiko Harris, Texas Instruments
Yosuke Honjo, ITO EN (North America), INC.
Lawrence Howorth, Richardson Economic Development Partnership
Dustin Johnson, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Keiichi Kagayama, High-Speed-Railway Technology Consulting Corporation
Yohei Kanamura, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Sho Kashiwabara, Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
Takeshi Kojima7-Eleven, Inc.
Takashi KubotaNEC Corporation of America
Daisuke Nakamura, Bank of America
David Nishida, ORIX Corporation USA
Kohei Omori, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
David Schlottman, Jackson Walker L.L.P
Julia Wada, Toyota Financial Services

Honorary & Regular Directors

Hideo Fukushima, Consul-General of Japan in Houston
Hisashi (Sam) Shichijo,
Honorary Consul of Japan in Dallas
Jackson Chen,
NEC Corporation of America | Immediate Past President
Kazunori Nemoto
,
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. | Immediate Past Japanese First Vice President
Masahiro Sakurauchi, 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