Peace Winds America is governed by a distinguished board combining expertise from both governmental and non-government sectors.
Representative Jim McDermott chairs the board of Peace Winds America, as well as the United States-Japan Friendship Commission. The CEO of PWA is Chuck Aanenson, who brings more than 30 years experience with the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Rep. Jim McDermott: Chair, U.S. Congress, WA
Amb. Shunji Yanai: Vice Chair, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ret.
Dr. Michael Green: Vice Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Kevin Ichikawa: Secretary, Central Japan Railway
Tom Dolan: Treasurer, U.S. Pacific Command Center for Excellence
Chuck Aanenson: CEO, Peace Winds America
Adm. Walt Doran: US Navy, Ret. Raytheon Asia
Rep. Mazie Hirono: U.S. Congress, HI
Amb. Tom Hubbard: U.S. State Department, Ret. McLarty Associates
Yoshiyuki Kasai: Chairman, Central Japan Railway
Kensuke Onishi: Founder, Peace Winds Japan
Gen. Noboru Yamaguchi: Japan SDF, Ret. National Defense Academy