Board of Directors

Officers, Directors, and Members of the Executive Committee

Melanie  HartPresident:
Melanie Walker
President
Tsuchiya Group North America

Masaki OkawaraHonorary Senior Vice President:
Toshiaki Tamegai
President & CEO
Subaru of Indiana Automotive

Kevin HipskindTreasurer:
Kevin Hipskind
President
Fifth Third Bank

Pete MorseSecretary:
Pete Morse
Partner & Co-Chairman, Global Services Practice Group
Barnes & Thornburg

Tom EasterdayImmediate Past President:
Tom Easterday
Executive Vice President
Secretary and Chief Legal Officer
Subaru of Indiana Automotive

Ex-Officio:
Theresa A. Kulczak
Executive Director
Japan-America Society of Indiana


Executive Commitee Member:

Marivin BladeMarvin Blade
Vice President of Community Relations
& Economic Development
Duke Energy

Pawel Fludzinski
Honorary Consul of Japan

Harold ForceHarold Force
President
Force Construction

Don Hanji Don Hanji
Chairman and CEO
Indiana Packers Corporation

Cindy MadrickCindy Madrick
Vice President, Business Development
Cornerstone Environmental Health & Safety

Dan PotjeDan Potje
Vice President of Administration
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana

Robert H. ReynoldsRobert H. Reynolds
Honorary Consul General of Japan Emeritus

Rich RichardsonRich Richardson
Business Division Manager
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana


Board of Directors

Jude BillDaniel Aldrich
Director of Asian Studies
Purdue University

Ronald ChristianRonald Christian
EVP, General Counsel, Secretary & CAO
Vectren Corporation

Dan EvansDan Evans
President & Chief Executive Officer
Indiana University Health

Dan EvansGretchen Gutman
Vice President of Public Policy
Cook Group

Harold  GutzwillerHarold Gutzwiller
Manager, Key Accounts and Economic Development
Hoosier Energy

Tsuguo HoshikawaTsuguo Hoshikawa
President
GECOM Corporation

Larry IngrahamLarry Ingraham
President
Ingraham & Associates

Toru InoueToru Inoue
President
Nachi America

Toshikazu KashidaLinda Kaiser
JPMorgan Chase Bank

Toshikazu KashidaKevin Yamaga-Karns
Assistant General Counsel, US Biomedicines
Eli Lilly & Company

Jeff KnightJeff Knight
Executive Vice President
Old National

Tom KobayahsiTsutomu "Tom" Kobayashi
Executive Advisor, Treasurer & Secretary
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana

Junichiro KondoJunichiro Kondo
President
TOA (USA)

Gil LatzGil Latz
Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs
IUPUI

Brian McDermottBrian McDermott
Shareholder
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak and Stewart

Yoichi ShindoTony Miller
Senior Vice President & Secretary
Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing

Makoto MiuraMakoto Miura
President
Enkei America

Hideki NonoyamaHideki Nonoyama
President & CEO
KYB Americas Corporation

Koki OnumaKoki Onuma
President & CEO
Keihin North America

Jim PlumpJim Plump
Executive Director
Jackson County Industrial Development Corporation

Pam RenningerrPam Renninger
Partner
BKD, LLP

Yoichi ShindoJim Riggs
President
NTN Driveshaft

Yoichi ShindoMitsuhisa Sato
Senior Vice President
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana

Yoichi ShindoYoichi Shindo
President & CEO
Takenaka Corporation (U.S.A.)

Yoshiki TakadaYoshiki Takada
President
SMC Corporation

Scott TurpinScott Turpin
Executive Vice President
Aisin Holdings of America

President
Aisin Drivetrain

Troy WhittingtonTroy Whittington
Executive Director
Indy Partnership

Darren WildmanDarren Wildman
Plant Manager
Cummins Seymour Engine Plant, Cummins Inc.

Naomasa YadomiNaomasa Yadomi
Vice President of Purchasing
Subaru of Indiana Automotive

Advisory Board

Michiharu HommaMichiharu Homma
Shareholder
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, and Stewart

Hide NiiyamaHide Niiyama
Japanese Client Supervisor
Barnes & Thornburg

Thomas SandsThomas Sands
President
Health Policy Services


Past Presidents

Mark D. Langer
Dr. Gene E. Sease
Gregory K. Ericksen
Andrew J. Paine, Jr.
Robert H. Reynolds
Patrick Hopkins

Executive Director Emeritus

Mitchell E. Daniels, Sr. (deceased)