New Officers

Elections for our officers for the term 2020-2022 were held on 6 December and the results are:

    President: Mr. Mitchell Palacio / Central Coast

    1st Vice-President: Mr. Edward Hanashiro / 50th State

    2nd Vice-President: Mr. Boris Munoz / Hudson

    Secretary: Ms. Krista Tsutsui-Steele / San Joaquin

    Treasurer: Mr. Ken Teshima / Nanka

    Board of Examiners Chairperson: Mr. Matsuo Takeda / Hokka

Please offer your congratulations and appreciation to our new and re-elected officers.

Please offer your thank yous and congratulations to our outgoing officers as we officially close the 2018-2020 term:

    President: Mr. Mark Muranaka / Hawaii

    1st Vice-President: Mr. Edward Hanashiro / 50th State

    2nd Vice-President: Ms. Sandra Hauptmann / Chicago

    Secretary: Ms. Diane Tamai Jackson / Shufu

    Treasurer: Mr. Peter Catlos / Konan

    Board of Examiners Chairperson: Mr. Matsuo Takeda / Hokka

Elections for the four (4) open seats on the Promotion Committee were held and filled by following individuals:

  1. Mr. Joshua Kindelberger / Intermountain
  2. Mr. Thomas Sheehan / Konan
  3. Mr. Matsuo Takeda / Hokka
  4. Ms. J. Miki Takemori / Shufu

Please offer your congratulations and appreciation for the service of these individuals.

Elections were held for trustees of the Endowment Trust. Terms for three (3) of the trustees expire in 2020. The new terms run for four (4) years, 2020-2024.

The three (3) expiring trustees were re-elected for a new 4-year term for 2020-2024. They are:

  1. Mr. Bert Mackey / Northwest
  2. Mr. Bryan Matsuoka / Daiheigen
  3. Mr. Thomas Sheehan / Konan

We thank them for their service through 2020 and thank them in advance for their continued service through 2024.

Thank you very much to everyone for their service to judo and USJF. Especially during these times of COVID.