JASA Board & Officers
2017 Executive Committee 

Immediate Past President 
Calvin Miller
Talladega County EDA
Sylacauga, Alabama


Chairperson of Membership Committee
David Knight
Walker County EIDA

Chairman of Programs Committee 
Teresa Wise
University of Alabama Capstone International 
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Treasurer
Don Moore
Alagasco
Birmingham, Alabama


Executive Director
Tamara Moriya

 
 
2017 Board of Directors

 Lucia Cape
Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/ Madison County

John Coleman
Burr & Forman, LLC.
Birmingham, Alabama

Milton Davis 
B.L. Harbert International LLC
Birmingham, Alabama

 Larry Filmer
Office of External Engagement and Support
Office of Vice President for Research & Economic Development
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama

Caleb Goodwyn
Economic Development Representative
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
Montgomery, Alabama

Mac Greaves
Attourney
Jones Walker LLP
Birmingham, Alabama

Christopher Grissom
Partner
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Birmingham, Alabama

Mr. Brian Hilson
Birmingham Business Alliance
Birmingham, Alabama


Todd Jones 
Alabama State Port Authority
Mobile, Alabama

Forrest Keith
Daikin America, Inc.
Decatur, Alabama

Hilda Lockhart
Alabama Department of Commerce
Montgomery, Alabama

Larry Merrihew
Warrior Tombigbee Waterway
Mobile, Alabama

Kazuo Moriya
Hayashi Telempu North America
Jasper, Alabama

Nisa Miranda
U of A Center for Economic Development

Ellen McNair
Montgomery Chamber of Commerce
Montgomery, Alabama

Jeremy Nails
Morgan County EDA
Decatur, Alabama

Shane Kearney
Alabama Power Company
Birmingham, Alabama


Akemi LeBaron
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
Lincoln, Alabama

Hollie Pegg
Alabama Department of Commerce
Montgomery, Alabama

Mr. Jeff Rabren
Regions Bank
Birmingham, Alabama

Mr. Steve Sewell
Economic Development Partnership of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama

G. Lamar Smith
JASA Past President
Birmingham, Alabama

Ms. Peggy Smith
Cullman EDA
Cullman, Alabama

Joe Sumners
Auburn University
Economic & Community Development
Auburn, Alabama     

Sugio Suzuki
Dai-ichi Life/ Protective
Birmingham, Alabama

Osamu Tsuchimoto
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama 
Huntsville, Alabama

Ted VonCannon
Jefferson County EIDA
Birmingham, Alabama

Troy Wayman
Mobile Chamber of Commerce
Mobile, Alabama

Carolyn Turner
Alabama International Trade Center
Birmingham, Alabama

Forrest Wright
Shoals Economic Development Authority
Florence, Alabama

2017 Honorary JASA Board Members:

The Honorable Takashi Shinozuka
Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta

The Honorable Mark Jackson
Honorary Consul in Alabama


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