New Board Elected for 2020 to 2021

On Friday, May 15th the IJCC held their Annual General Meeting. By video conference for the first time.

The IJCC Patron, the Ambassador of Ireland to Japan, Paul Kavanagh, opened the meeting and outgoing acting President Yoshihiro Tsuchiya gave an overview of the previous year. 

The members voted to elect a new President for the forthcoming year, Yoshihiro Tsuchiya and a new Vice President, Eamonn Murphy. And they welcomed 6 new Directors to the board.

Commenting on the year ahead, IJCC President Yoshihiro said "I'm looking forward to 2020. We have strengthened our board with the addition of 6 new Directors and, as we face the challenges of COVID-19, I'm looking forward to strengthening the relationships within our membership" 

IJCC Board for 2020 to 2021

President - Yoshihiro Tsuchiya

Vice President - Eamonn Murphy

Director, Treasurer - John Blakeney

Director - Richard Grehan

Director - Paul Gilsenan

Director - Pat Ryan*

Director - Ciaran Rose*

Director - David Morris*

Director - Nao Ukai*

Director - Sarah Hickey*

Director - Akira Shimura*

Director - Philip Greenan

Director - Andrew O'Doherty

Auditor - Conor Canavan

President Emeritus - Matthew Connolly

IDA Ex-Officio - Robert Nestor

EI Ex-Officio - Pat O'Riordan

Embassy Ex-Officio - David Murphy

* = New Director