Prince Takamado Japan Centre for Teaching and Research

Governance

The Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund is governed by a Management Committee and advisory committees in Canada and Japan.

The management committee oversees the management of the fund by the Prince Takamado Japan Centre and approves program proposals.

The advisory councils provide feedback to program proposals.

The fundraising committees guide and advise members of the Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund throughout fundraising and fund development initiatives.

Management Committee

Chair: University of Alberta

Canadian Post-secondary institutions

  • Queen's University
  • 1 vacancy

Japanese Post-secondary institutions

  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Hokkaido University

Advisory Councils

Advisory Council in Japan
(as of September, 2017)

Honourary Members:

  • Dr. Ichiro Kitasato, Chief Corporate Advisor, Meiji Seika Kaisha Yotaro 
  • Hiroaki Fujii, Chairman of the Mori Arts Centre

Members:

  • Yuuichiro Nakajima, Managing Partner, Crimson Phoenix K.K.
  • Kiichiro Nagatani, Managing Director, Nagatanien Co., Ltd.
  • Hiroo Saionji, President, Goi Peace Foundation
  • Masaazu Iwakura, Professor, HItotsubashi University and International Lawyer
  • Morihiko Otaki, Former President, Johnson & Johnson Japan
     

Advisory Council in Canada
(as of September, 2017)

Honourary Member:

  • Bevin Wirzba, Senior Vice-President, ARC Resources LTD

Members:

  • The Hon. Don Campbell, Former Deputy Foreign Minister, Former Ambassador to Japan
  • The Hon. Dan Hays, Former Speaker of the Senate
  • The Hon. Joseph Caron, Former Ambassador to Japan
  • Carl Amrhein, Former Provost, University of Alberta, Provost, Aga Khan University
  • Janice Fukakusa, Chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank
(Canadian-side: 1 vacancy) 

Fundraising Committees

Thank you to the following fundraising committee members for their generous support and efforts on behalf of the Prince Takamado Japan Canada Memorial Fund.

Fundraising Committee Members in Japan

  • Tokuo Kassai, Chairman of the Fundraising Committee, Aprica Children's Products K.K.
  • Shohachi Katayama, President, Shintoyo Enterprisers, Ltd.)
  • Takayuki Kamikura, Representative Director and President, Imagineer Co., Ltd.
  • Dr. Shinichi Kawabata, President, Gakkyusha
  • Hiroo Saionji, President, Goi Peace Foundation
  • Akio Shigemitsu, Director and Deputy President, Lotte Co., Ltd.
  • Shingo Torii, Executive Vice Chairman, Suntory
  • Yuuichiro Nakajima, Managing Director, Crimson Phoenix K.K.
  • Kiichiro Nagatani, Managing Director, Nagatanien Co. Ltd.
  • Koichiro Horiuchi, President, Fuji Kyuko, Co. Ltd
  • Kiichiro Matsumaru, Representative Director and President, Matsumaru Co., Ltd.
  • Dr. Kimio Yakushiji, Adviser to the President and Vice President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Fundraising Committee Members in Canada

  • Don Campbell, former Ambassador to Japan; Senior Strategy Advisor, Davis LLP
  • Senator Dan Hays, former Speaker of the Senate; Chairman, Macleod Dixon LLP
  • Tetsuo Komuro, President, Mitsui Canada Ltd.
  • Bevin Wirzba, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets