JASA Board & Officers
2015 Executive Committee Officers

President

Mr. Calvin Miller
Talladega County Economic Development
Talladega, Alabama


Immediate Past President 
Mr. Lamar Smith
Birmingham, Alabama


1st Vice President 
Forrest Keith
Daikin America


2nd Vice President 
Mr. Kozo Matsuda
 
President, Arcus Services
Decatur, Alabama


Treasurer

B.G. Minisman
Baker Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz


Chairperson of Membership Committee
David Knight
Walker County Economic and Industrial Development

Chairman of Programs Committee 
Dr. Teresa Wise
U of A Capstone International 

Dr. Robert Wendorf
Japanese Garden Society
Birmingham, Alabama

Executive Director
Ms. Tamara Moriya

The Japan-America Society of Alabama
500 Beacon Parkway West
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
Phone: (205) 943-4730
FAX: (205) 943-4760
Jasa@mindspring.com
 
2015 Board of Directors

Ms. Carol Argo
Pelham, AL

Ms. Charlotte Blackmon
President
Institute of Language and Culture
Clanton, Alabama

Mr. Billy Joe Camp
Southeast Alabama Gas District (SEAGD)

Birmingham, Alabama


Ms. Lucia Cape
Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/ Madison County

Mr. Josh Carter
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Mr. Milton Davis, P.E.
Director, Buisness Development Industrial
B.L. Harbert International LLC
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Caleb Goodwyn
Economic Development Representative
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
Montgomery, Alabama


Mr. Mac Greaves
Attourney
Jones Walker LLP

Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Christopher Grissom
Partner
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Brian Hilson
Birmingham Business Alliance
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Todd Jones
Director, Trade Development 
Alabama State Port Authority

Mobile, Alabama

Mr. Shane Kearney
Alabama Power Company
Birmingham, Alabama


Ms. Hilda Lockhart
Director, International Trade Division
Alabama Department of Commerce
Montgomery, Alabama

Mr. Wiley Lott
SouthEast Alabama Gas District

Andalusia, AL

Mr. Larry Merrihew
President
Warrior Tombigbee Waterway


Mr. Don Moore
Alagasco


Mr. Kazuo Moriya
Hayashi Telempu North America

Ms. Nisa Miranda
U of A Center for Economic Development

Ms. Ellen McNair

Montgomery Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Jeremy Nails
Morgan County Economic Development Assoc.

Mr. Mike Oatridge
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama


Ms. Hollie Pegg
Assistant Director of Business Development
Alabama Department of Commerce
Montgomery, Alabama


Mr. Jeff Rabren
Regions Bank

Mr. Steve Sewell
Executive Vice President
Economic Development Partnership of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama

Mr. Barden Smedberg, Jr.

Executive Director of International Initiatives
The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Commerce


Ms. Peggy Smith
Director
Cullman Economic Development
Cullman, Alabama

 
Dr. Joe Sumners
Auburn University
Economic & Community Development         

Mr. Larry Swetonic
 S&ME Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. George M. Taylor, III
Partner
Burr & Forman LLP
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Osamu Tsuchimoto
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama

Mr. Ted Voncannon
Director
Jefferson County Economic and Idustrial Development
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Troy Wayman
Mobile Chamber of Commerce
Mobile, Alabama


Ms. Carolyn Turner
Alabama International Trade Center

Dr. Robert Wendorf
Japanese Garden Society
 

Mr. Forrest Wright
President
Shoals Economic Development Authority
Florence, Alabama


2015 Honorary JASA Board Members:

The Honorable Kazuo Sunaga
Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta


The Japan-America Society of Alabama

500 Beacon Parkway West | Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: (205)943-4730 | Fax: (205)943-4760
Email: jasa@mindspring.com
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