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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.Eng.
    Media,  Technology and Research Archivist
    Director, Great Lakes Lights Photography, USA
  • Michael Sasaoka-Alvord, B.S.B.A.Michael K. Sasaoka Alvord
    Event Program Management
  • Brian AndrewsBrian Andrews, M.A. TEFL
    Communications
  • EDSVT. M. Desmond, M.A. TESOL
    Marketing and Planning