Tonari Gumi’s New Executives and Board Members for 2012

Following Tonari Gumi’s Annual General Meeting on February 25th, the newly elected Tonari Gumi Board of Directors met on March 12th to elect the new executive team for 2012 as follows:

Chair: Joji Kumagai

Well-known for his active involvement in the relief efforts following last year’s Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and a former Tonari Gumi executive director;

Vice-Chair: Heidi Hamano

An accredited mortgage professional and a long-time volunteer in Tonari Gumi’s family drop-in program;

Secretary: Leslay Fugeta

Formerly involved in resort management and with VANOC during the Olympics whose parents have been long-term Tonari Gumi supporters;

Treasurer: Gregory Todd
Greg Todd
Retired after a 35 year career in banking who became involved with Tonari Gumi after chairing the organizing committee to honour the service of the Franciscan Sisters to the Nikkei community.

We also wish to congratulate and welcome three new members to the Tonari Gumi Board of Directors for 2012. They are as follows: Lurana Kikko Tasaka, KC Sato, and Gregory Todd. For more information on the New Board of Directors, please click here: Board of Directors