Board & Staff

BOARD

Board Chair

Rev. Masaoki Hoshino Pastor of UCCJ Aikawa Mission

Vice Chair

Hoichi Endo Former staff of the Asian Rural Institute

Board of Directors

Tomoko Arakawa Director, Asian Rural Institute
Hideharu Kadowaki Special Advisor & Senior Fellow, The Japan Research Institute, Limited
Rev. Hikari Kokai Chang Representative Director, Wesley Foundation
Noriaki Sato PR, Hotel Sunvalley
Dr. Koa Tasaka Former Board Chair & Former Director of the Asian Rural Institute
Rev. Yoshiya Ushiroku Pastor, UCCJ Reinanzaka Church
Rev. Eiji Yahagi Pastor, NSKK Shimodate Anglican-Episcopal Church
Masahiko Yamane General Manager, Kagawa Nutrition University

Board of Councilors

Osamu Arakawa Staff, Asian Rural Institute
Tomoko Arakawa Director, Asian Rural Institute
Shinobu Awaya Lawyer, Cosmos Law Office
Rev. Ban Hyung-Wook Pastor, UCCJ Nishinasuno Church
Rev. Chun Sang Hyun Pastor, The Korean Christian Church in Japan, Sapporo Church
Hoichi Endo Former staff of the Asian Rural Institute
Mitsuo Fukumoto Principal, Nishinasuno Kindergarten
Rev. Masaoki Hoshino Pastor of UCCJ Aikawa Mission
Rev. Koushi Ito Parish Priest, Roman Catholic Niitsu Church
Hideharu Kadowaki Special Advisor & Senior Fellow, The Japan Research Institute, Limited
Rev. Isao Kikuchi Archbishop, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tokyo, Japan
Rev. Hikari Kokai Chang Representative Director, Wesley Foundation
Kiyoshi Nagashima Former staff of the Asian Rural Institute
Yoshiyuki Nagata Professor, University of the Sacred Heart
Yukiko Oyanagi Staff, Asian Rural Institute
Sarajean Rossitto NGO/NPO Consultant
Kaori Sakuma Staff, Asian Rural Institute
Takeshi Shimizu Church Elder, Tokyo Union Church
Kazue Yamaguchi National Tomo no Kai, Head Quarters
Masahiko Yamane General Manager, Kagawa Nutrition University
Michiru Yoneda Superior General, The Sisters of the Visitation

Auditors

Tomohiro Okubo Fujii Industries Inc., Operating Officer
SakaeMurata Nasu Y’s Mens Club

Honorary President

Toshihiro Takami

Full-time Staff

Director Tomoko Arakawa
Assistant Director/Curriculum Coordinator Yukiko Oyanagi
Assistant Director/Farm Manager Osamu Arakawa
General Manager Kaori Sakuma Vero
Crops and Vegetables Masanobu Sakurai
Livestock Gilbert Hoggang
Livestock Takashi Otani
Meal Service Zacivolu Rhakho
Community Life Coordinator Rev. Jonathan McCurley
Community Life/Livestock Rev. Bernard Timothy Appau
Admissions/Graduate Outreach Cody Kiefer
Ecumenical Relations Kathleen Froede
Domestic Program – Nasu Seminar House Manager Takashi Yamashita
Domestic Program – Sales Manager Hiromi Sato
Domestic Program – Public Relations Jun Yagisawa
Domestic Program – Supporters’ Support Ayumi Kikuchi
General Affairs – Research Raku Izawa

Contract & Part-time Staff

Meal Service Manami Kobayashi
Library Junko Tanaka
Nasu Seminar House Ruyipa Vero
Domestic Program – Food Processing Masayo Fukushima
General Affairs – Accounting Mitsue Kimijima
General Affairs Koki Arai

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