Board of Directors
Members of the Japan America Society of St. Louis meet on a bi-monthly basis at the University of Missouri – St. Louis campus.
The Board reviews current activities and plans future events. Members of our Board are called upon throughout the year to represent the Japan America Society of St. Louis at various community functions.
Officers and Board of Directors
* - Honorary position
Governor Michael Parson
Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama
Honorary Vice President
Consul General of Japan at Chicago Naoki Ito
Dr. Chikako Usui
*John D. Coad, Jr.
*Bruce S. Buckland
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
3rd Vice President
Japan America Society Women’s Association (JASWA) President
Dr. George T. Sipos
Linda Austin, Moonbridge Publications
Beth Eckelkamp, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dr. Joel Glassman, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Kazuko Ikeda, Japanese Culture Consultant
Mike Kimzey, St. Louis County Office
Yuko Kitajima, Ascension
Toshio Kitamura, CSI Leasing, Inc.
Cyndee Morton, Safety National
Ron Sakai, CFA, Wells Fargo Advisors
Dr. Chikako Usui, University of Missouri-St. Louis