Staff & Board

Staff & Board

Staff

Director & Associate Directors

Tomoko Arakawa
Director

Yukiko Ōyanagi
Associate Director

Osamu Arakawa
Associate Director

General Affairs & Research

Kaori Sakuma Vero
Head of General Affairs

Kaori Andō
General Affairs

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Yuka Sugisaki
Accounting

Yuko Emura
General Affairs & Supporter’s Support

Makiko Abe
Community Nurse, General Affairs

Ayako Izawa
General Affairs

Fundraising & Domestic Programs

Takashi Yamashita
Head of Fundraising & Domestic Programs

Ruyipa Vero
Nasu Seminar House Caretaker

Hiromi Satō
Sales, PR, General Affairs

Marika Kaneko
Food Processing

Yuka Miyatani
Food Processing & General Affairs

Raku Izawa
PR & Supporter’s Support

Curriculum

Manosi Abe Chatterjee
Curriculum

Kai Shinoda
Admissions & Recruitment

Kathy Froede
Admissions & Recruitment

Steven Cutting
Graduate Outreach

Junko Tanaka
Library

Timothy B. Appau
Community Life (Chaplain), Livestock

Jonathan McCurley
Community Life (Chaplain)

Satomi McCurley
Community Life

Ecumenical Relations

Jack Lichten
Ecumenical Relations

Foodlife

Masanobu Sakurai
Farm Manager

Ikumi Kanamori
FEAST (Food, Education, and Sustainable Table)

Eri Okada
Farm

Saw Manar Shay
Farm

Nicolas Tahuyan
Livestock

Kuriko Fujiyoshi
FEAST (Food, Education, and Sustainable Table)

Board

Board Chair

Rev. Toshimasa Yamamoto
Former professor, Kwansei Gakuin University; Former General Secretary, NCCJ

Vice Chair

Hideharu Kadowaki
Special Advisor and Senior Fellow,
The Japan Research Institute, Ltd

Auditors

Tomohiro Ôkubo
Fujii Industries Inc., Operating Officer

Sakae Murata
Nasu Y’s Mens Club

Board of Directors

Tomoko Arakawa
Director, Asian Rural Institute

Rev. Yoshiya Ushiroku
Pastor, UCCJ Reinanzaka Church

Rev. Hikari Kôkai Chang
Representative Director, Wesley Foundation

Noriaki Satô
Adviser, Hotel Sunvalley Nasu

Yoshiyuki Nagata
Professor, University of the Sacred Heart

Rev. Masaoki Hoshino
Pastor, UCCJ Aikawa Mission

Rev. Eiji Yahagi
Pastor, NSKK Shimodate Anglican-Episcopal Church

Masahiko Yamane
Former board member, Kagawa Education Institute of Nutrition

Special Adviser

Hôichi Endô
Former staff, Asian Rural Institute

Board of Councillors

Osamu Arakawa
Staff, Asian Rural Institute

Tomoko Arakawa
Director, Asian Rural Institute

Shinobu Awaya
Lawyer, Tono-Tanami Law Office

Rev. Takuya Iizuka
Chair, Committee of Mission of UCCJ Kanto District; Pastor of Ryugasaki Church

Rev. Kôshi Itô
Parish Priest, Roman Catholic Diocese of Itoigawa

Sachiko Iwaya
Member of Central Committee, National Tomo no Kai; Member of Yokohama Tomo no Kai

Mieko Uno
Provincial, Society of the Sacred Heart Japan Province

Tomohito Ebine
Board Chair, Legend Partners Ltd.

Yukiko Ôyanagi
Staff, Asian Rural Institute

Hideharu Kadowaki
Special Advisor and Senior Fellow, The Japan Research Institute, Ltd

Rev. Isao Kikuchi
Archbishop, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tokyo

Rev. Hikari Kokai Chang
Representative Director, Wesley Foundation

Kaori Sakuma-Vero
Staff, Asian Rural Institute

Rev. Chun Sang Hyun
Pastor, The Korean Christian Church in Japan, Sapporo Church 

Yoshiyuki Nagata
Professor, University of the Sacred Heart

Rev. Ban HyungWook
Pastor, UCCJ Nishinasuno Church

Rev. Masaoki Hoshino
Pastor, UCCJ Aikawa Mission

Ikko Marutani
Representative Director, NPO Kino Kankyo

Takashi Yamashita
Staff, Asian Rural Institute

Masahiko Yamane
Former board member, Kagawa Education Institute of Nutrition

Sarajean Rossitto
NGO/NPO Consultant

Hitomi Yokote
Former Executive Officer, Japan Association for the World Food Programme