Ambassador James Zumwalt became Chief Executive Officer of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA in February 2017. Ambassador Zumwalt was the
Admiral Dennis Blair is Chairman of the Board and Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident) of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. He joined
Junko Chano is the Executive Director at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) and the President of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA.
Kazuyo Kato is the Director for Education and Finance at Sasakawa USA. In her current capacity, Kato leads Sasakawa USA’s
Misa Imanaka-Miller has been with Sasakawa USA since the late 1990s and serves as the Office/Accounting Manager. Miller became acquainted
Susan Dalzell joined Sasakawa USA as the communications manager in November 2017. Dalzell’s responsibilities include managing Sasakawa USA’s web and
Joy Champaloux joined Sasakawa USA in November 2016 and now serves as a Program Officer for the Education Program. Her
Brian Graf joined Sasakawa USA in 2015 as Program Assistant, and now also serves as Program Officer for the Japan-US Military Program
Kat Jordan joined Sasakawa USA as Administrative Assistant in October 2015 and now assists with both administrative and accounting responsibilities.
Mercedes Trent joined Sasakawa USA as a Program Assistant in July 2018. Prior to that, Trent worked as a Program
Juliane Doscher joined Sasakawa USA as a Program Assistant in July 2016 and began working as Executive Assistant to the
Darah Phillip joined Sasakawa USA in September 2016 as a Research Intern, and now assists with Research team projects and
Ariqa Herrera joined Sasakawa USA as Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Administrative Assistant in September 2017. Prior to that,
Keiji Iwatake joined Sasakawa USA in 2001 as General Manager overseeing the foundation’s operations. He soon expanded its “Asian Voices”
Mr. Christopher Rodeman is Director of the Japan-U.S. Military Program (JUMP) and Research Fellow at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA.
Tobias Harris is the Fellow for Economy, Trade, and Business at Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. He is also an analyst
Phyllis Genther Yoshida is the Senior Fellow for Energy and Technology at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. Prior to joining
Sayuri Romei is the Associate Fellow for Security and Foreign Affairs at Sasakawa USA. She is also a Ph.D. candidate
William “Bud” Roth joined Sasakawa USA as a Non-Resident Fellow for Cybersecurity in January 2016, bringing with him a combination
Hiroko Maeda initially joined Sasakawa USA in December 2015 as a Visiting Fellow for a four-month fellowship from the PHP
Tomohiko Taniguchi joined Sasakawa USA as a Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow in December 2015. He is a professor at the Keio
Mr. Hideshi Tokuchi joined Sasakawa USA in September 2016 following a 36-year career of service to the government of Japan,