Board Leadership

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Board of Trustees

Dorie Vollum, President
Arts Advocate
Community Volunteer

Robert Zagunis, President Elect
Chairman
Jensen Investment Management

Ann Carter, Vice President
Founder
ACCtion Strategic Marketing Services

Katherine Frandsen, Vice President
Community Volunteer
Owner, Katherine Frandsen Design

Carol L. Otis M.D., Vice President
Sports Medicine Physician – Consulting Practice

Dr. Calvin “Cal” Tanabe, Vice President
Retired Neurosurgeon

Drake Snodgrass, Treasurer
President
Drake’s 7 Dees Landscaping

Dede DeJager, Secretary
Broker & Premier Executive Director
Windermere Stellar Real Estate

Cathy Rudd, Immediate Past President
OHSU Center for Women’s Health
Community Volunteer

Suzanne Storms Berselli
Director, Storms Family Foundation
Community Volunteer

Gwyneth Gamble Booth
Community Volunteer
Chair, PGE Foundation

Jimmy Crumpacker
Managing Partner
Fleming Oil Fund

Dean M. Dordevic
Principal
Ferguson Wellman Capital Management

Michael Ellena
President/Owner
Ellena Gardens Ltd.

Bruce Guenther
Independent Curator and Author
Former Chief Curator

Bill Hughes
President / Owner
W.A. Hughes Construction Inc.

Janelle Jimerson
Community Volunteer

Gail Jubitz
Community Volunteer

John Kodachi
Principal Attorney
Kodachi Law

Douglas Lovett, CPA
Shareholder
Geffen Mesher

Lindley Morton
Green Gables Design and Restoration

Darren Nakata
Vestas-American Wind Technology Inc.

Piper Park
Founder
Park Academy

Travers Hill Polak
Community Volunteer

Paul Schommer
Schommer & Sons

Frances von Schlegell
Community Volunteer

Susan Winkler
Author
Community Volunteer


Foundation Board

Greg Fitz-Gerald, Chairman
Financial Services Executive (retired)

Stephen D. Bloom, President
Chief Executive Officer
Portland Japanese Garden

Carmen Wong, Vice President
Certified Financial Planner®, Wealth Advisor
Confluence Wealth Management

Diane Freeman, Secretary / Treasurer
Director of Finance
Portland Japanese Garden

Trish Adams
Director
Wieden + Kennedy

Dede DeJager
Broker & Premier Executive Director
Windermere Stellar Real Estate

Jerry Hudson
Trustee
The Collins Foundation

Joshua Husbands
Partner
Holland & Knight

Douglas Lovett, CPA
Shareholder
Geffen Mesher

Allan Mercer
Co-Founder
Pantheon Investment Group, LLC

James D Lynch
Director
Intel Corporation

Dee Ross
Senior Client Portfolio Manager
Invesco


International Advisory Board

North America Members

Carolyn A. Berry Wilson, Chairperson
Philanthropist, Berry Family Foundation
Honolulu, HI

John Anderson
Founder, Anderson Japanese Garden
Rockford, IL

Michael Christ
President, Tiffany & Co., Japan (retired)
Chicago, IL

Ron Herman
Landscape Architect
San Leandro, CA

Geoffrey Hoeffer
Partner, Grace Wever Capital
New York, NY

John Jay
President
Fast Retailing Global Creative Lab
New York, NY and Portland, OR

Joseph Krakora
Executive Officer, National Gallery of Art (retired)
Washington, D.C.

Janet Montag
Philanthropist
New York, NY

Kathleen M. Pike
Professor and Director, Global Mental Health Program, Columbia University
New York, NY

Arlene Schnitzer
Chairperson, Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Portland, OR

Holly Shimizu
President, United States Botanic Garden (retired)
Washington, D.C.

Robert Singer
Curator, Japanese Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

Japan Members

Masataka Hata
President, Shoyeido Incense Co.
Kyoto, Japan

Masatoshi Ito
Chairman, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Tokyo, Japan

Koichi Kajima
Director, Kajima Corporation

Amy Katoh
Author, Scholar, Japanese Culture Specialist
Tokyo, Japan

Toshiaki Kuno
Chairman & CEO, Mimasu Corporation
Chairman & CEO, Sankyu Corporation

Larry Murakami
General Manager, Tama Food International
Tokyo, Japan

Shiro Nakane
President, Nakane and Associates
Kyoto, Japan

Koichi and Mihoko Nezu
Director and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Nezu Museum
Chairman, Tobu Department Store
Tokyo, Japan

Catherine Watters Sasanuma
Philanthropist
Tokyo, Japan and Seattle, WA

Makoto Suzuki
Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture
Director, Tokyo Nodai Center for International Japanese Garden Studies
Tokyo, Japan

Takashi Uyeno
Chairman & President, Uyeno Transtech Ltd.
Yokohama and Kamakura, Japan

Tadashi and Teruyo Yanai
Chairman, President & CEO, Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. / Uniqlo
Tokyo, Japan

Shiro Wakui
Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies
Tokyo City University
Tokyo, Japan

Honorary Members

His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae
Ambassador of Japan to the United States
Honorary Member

The Honorable Mazie K. Hirono
United States Senator of Hawaii
Honorary Member