Honorary Chair - Hideki Ito, Japanese Consul General
President - Steven J. Archer, Avcorp Industries Inc.
Vice President - James (Jay) Lemoine, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
Vice President - John W. Tak, Factors Group of Nutritional Companies
Honourary Vice President - A. John Ellis Secretary
Secretary - James (Jay) Lemoine
Immediate Past President & Treasurer - Russell T Mark CA, RM Catalysts Ltd.
The 2012-2013 Executive Committee is comprised of all of the foregoing Society Officers plus the following ex-officio committee members (representing the noted affiliated organizations):
Angela Hollinger - CJSBC Executive Director
William McMichael, CJSBC Events Chair
Christian Hansen (Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Government of Canada)
Paul Irwin (Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, Province of British Columbia)
To be determined - 2 (Japanese Business Association of Vancouver – Konwakai)
Erika Thomas (Vancouver Mokuyokai Society)
The 2012-2013 Board of Directors are:
William L. Andrew
Steven J. Archer A B, Avcorp Industries Inc.
Robert T. Banno A, Davis LLP
Donald W. Campbell, Davis LLP
Tracy Campbell, Vancouver Board of Trade
Laureen Davies, Air Canada
A. John Ellis A B C D E
David Edgington, UBC Institute of Japanese Research
Maurice Fellis D E
Nathan Ganapathi, Ganapathi and Company
Bill Gruenthal, KRG Insurance Brokers (Western) Inc.
Frank Y. Hanano, F. Y. Hanano Law Office
Christian Hansen A, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Arthur S. Hara
Mitsuo Hayashi, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre
Angela Hollinger A, CeCan Business Development
Paul Irwin A, BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation
Hideki Ito A B E F, Japanese Consul-General
Kazuko Komatsu, Pacific Western Brewing Co.
James (Jay) Lemoine A B, Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Russell T. Mark A B D, RM Catalysts Ltd.
William McMichael, UBC Faculty of Education
John S. Montgomery, J. Montgomery & Associates Ltd.
Nobuyuki Naito, Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd.
Masaru Oda, Mitsubishi Canada Limited
Kyo Oshima, Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd.
Brian Pendleton, Asian Studies, Langara College
Jason Scharfe, Marsh Canada Limited
Dr. Ryota Sekine, Sumitomo Metal Mining America Inc.
Takamasa Shinohara, Japan Airlines
Larry Sproul, UBC Faculty of Land & Food Systems
Davis Stewart, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
John W. Tak A B, Factors Group of Nutritional Companies
Erika Thomas A
Leslie Wada, BC Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation
David Wallace, D. H. Wallace & Associates Ltd.
Hiroshi Yamamoto, Colliers International
Matthew Yoshitake, Cascadia Eco Homes
AMember of Executive Committee B Officer C Honorary Vice President