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International Advisory Board

North America Members

Carolyn A. Berry Wilson, Chairperson
Philanthropist, Berry Family Foundation
Honolulu, HI

John Anderson
Founder, Anderson Japanese Garden
Rockford, IL

Michael Christ
President, Tiffany & Co., Japan (retired)
Chicago, IL

Ron Herman
Landscape Architect
San Leandro, CA

Geoffrey Hoeffer
Partner, Grace Wever Capital
New York, NY

John Jay
President
Fast Retailing Global Creative Lab
New York, NY and Portland, OR

Joseph Krakora
Executive Officer, National Gallery of Art (retired)
Washington, D.C.

Janet Montag
Philanthropist
New York, NY

Kathleen M. Pike
Professor and Director, Global Mental Health Program, Columbia University
New York, NY

Arlene Schnitzer
Chairperson, Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Portland, OR

Holly Shimizu
President, United States Botanic Garden (retired)
Washington, D.C.

Robert Singer
Curator, Japanese Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

Japan Members

Masataka Hata
President, Shoyeido Incense Co.
Kyoto, Japan

Masatoshi Ito
Chairman, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Tokyo, Japan

Koichi Kajima
Director, Kajima Corporation

Amy Katoh
Author, Scholar, Japanese Culture Specialist
Tokyo, Japan

Toshiaki Kuno
Chairman & CEO, Mimasu Corporation
Chairman & CEO, Sankyu Corporation

Larry Murakami
General Manager, Tama Food International
Tokyo, Japan

Shiro Nakane
President, Nakane and Associates
Kyoto, Japan

Koichi and Mihoko Nezu
Director and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Nezu Museum
Chairman, Tobu Department Store
Tokyo, Japan

Catherine Watters Sasanuma
Philanthropist
Tokyo, Japan and Seattle, WA

Makoto Suzuki
Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture
Director, Tokyo Nodai Center for International Japanese Garden Studies
Tokyo, Japan

Takashi Uyeno
Chairman & President, Uyeno Transtech Ltd.
Yokohama and Kamakura, Japan

Tadashi and Teruyo Yanai
Chairman, President & CEO, Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. / Uniqlo
Tokyo, Japan

Shiro Wakui
Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Tokyo City University
Tokyo, Japan

Honorary Members

His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae
Ambassador of Japan to the United States
Honorary Member

The Honorable Mazie K. Hirono
United States Senator of Hawaii
Honorary Member