JASA Board & Officers
2014 Executive Committee Officers

President
Mr. Lamar Smith

Birmingham, Alabama


Immediate Past President 
Mr. Mike Oatridge

Vice President, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
Lincoln, Alabama 


1st Vice President 
Mr. Calvin Miller

Talladega County Economic Development
Talladega, Alabama


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


Mr. Warren McCullars
Alagasco
Birmingham, Alabama


Chairperson of Membership Committee
Ms. Carolyn Turner
International Trade Specialist, Alabama International Trade Commission

Birmingham, Alabama
  

Chairman of Programs Committee 
Dr. John VanSant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Co-Chair of Programs Committee
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

 
 
2014 Board of Directors

Ms. Carol Argo
Pelham, AL

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

Ms. Wendi Boyen
Regions Bank
Birmingham, Alabama

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

Birmingham, Alabama

Mr. Danny Collins
Anniston, Alabama

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


Mr. Tate Godfrey
President and CEO
North Alabama Industrial Development Association, Inc. (NAIDA)
Decatur, 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

Representation from 
Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce 
Huntsville, Alabama


Mr. Brian Hilson
Birmingham Business Alliance
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Mark Jackson
Chairman & CEO
Moreson Conferencing, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

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

Mobile, Alabama

Mr. Shane Kearney
Alabama Power Company
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Forrest Keith
Daikin America
Decatur, Alabama


Mr. David Knight
Jasper Walker County

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

Mr. Wiley Lott
SouthEast Alabama Gas District

Andalusia, AL

Mr. B.G. Minisman
 Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC.
Birmingham, Alabama


Mr. Akira Nagata
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama, Inc. Huntsville, Alabama
Huntsville, Alabama


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


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


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


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


Mr. Frank Young
Haskell, Slaughter, Young & Rediker
Birmingham, Alabama

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


Mr. Troy Wayman
Mobile Chamber of Commerce
Mobile, Alabama


Dr. Teresa Wise
Associate Provost for Interntional Education and Global Outreach,
The University of Alabama, Capstone Interntional Center

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Mr. Forrest Wright

President
Shoals Economic Development Authority
Florence, Alabama


2014 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
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