Contact Us

The JCCsj holds general board meetings the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Issei Memorial Building in San Jose Japantown.  Feel free to contact any one of our board members for more information!

Japantown Community Congress of San Jose Board of Directors

Helen Hayashi – President of JCCsj –  hhay@sbcglobal.net

John Ristow – Vice President of JCCsj john.ristow@sbcglobal.net

Victoria Taketa – Vice President of JCCsj taketavictoria@foothill.edu

Amy Halcrow – Treasurer of JCCsj ahalcrow@paxio.net

Darcie Kiyan – Secretary of JCCsj

Roy Hirabayashi – Past President of JCCsj, founder of San Jose Taiko – roy@taiko.org

Janice Doi, San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin

Jerry Hiura, Japantown Dental –  jhiura2002@aol.com

Sophie Horiuchi-Forrester, Director of Yu-Ai-Kai – sophie@forrester.org

Aggie Idemoto, President of Japanese-American Museum of San Jose- aggieidemoto@gmail.com

Keith Inouye, Wesley United Methodist Church

Ellen Kamei

Andrew Knaack

Wes Mukoyama – Former Director of Yu-Ai-Kai – wkmuko1@gmail.com

Tamon Norimoto – Japanese American Citizens League San Jose Chapter (JACL) – tamon.norimoto@gmail.com

Jeffrey Oldham

Kathy Sakamoto – Director of Japantown Business Association – sanjosejtown@sbcglobal.net

Joe Yasutake – Vice President of Japanese-American Museum of San Jose –  jyasut@sbcglobal.net