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Board Committee

The Board chairperson and vice chairperson set agendas, approve events and set guidelines for board actions. The program committee members manage events, communications, suggest themes, review applications for scholarships, prepare acceptance and invitation letters and carry out other ad hoc tasks. In addition, the program committee is responsible for the onsite management of events.

  • Takayuki YamadaFounder and Chairperson, Takayuki Yamada
    Rotary International Polio Plus Committee, Japan
    Rotary International Youth Exchange Programme, Japan
  • Gary SmithVice Chairperson, Gary Smith, M.A., M.Eng., ABD
    Media and Technology for Events
    Photographer, Seven Summits Project, Japan
  • Michael Sasaoka-AlvordMichael K. Sasaoka Alvord
    Event Program Management
  • Brian AndrewsBrian Andrews
    Communications
  • EDSVT. M. Desmond
    Marketing and Planning