2016 Board of Directors 

Chair: Cheryl Brill, Senior Vice President International Clinical Operations and Quality, UPMC

: Yasuyuki Uruma, CEO, Elliott Group

Treasurer: Colleen Dimitroff, Director, Global Employment Services, Deloitte Tax LLP

Counsel/Secretary: Dennis Unkovic, Partner, Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP

Vice Chair: Susan Renda, Vice President of Human Resources, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Vice President: Joe DiVito, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Vice President: Elise S. Moersch, Director of Special Projects, Office of Institutional Advancement, University of Pittsburgh

Executive Director: Amy E. Boots, Executive Director, The Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania                                                          


  • Chuck BogostaPresident - International and Commercial Services, UPMC
  • Stephen Ceurvorst, Managing Partner, Lord Capital LLC (Chairman Emeritus)
  • Jack Cohen, President, Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau
  • Jennifer Creamer, Ph.D., Director, Center for Global Engagement, Robert Morris University
  • Stephen L. GuinnPh.D., President, PSP Metrics 
  • Brenda G. Jordan, Ph.D., Director of the University of Pittsburgh national coordinating site for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh
  • Takeo Kanade, U. A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Shunji Kurita, Executive Vice President, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
  • William Reder, Vice President of Commercial, Wheeling-Nisshin, Inc.
  • Takayuki Shibano, Senior Vice President and Chief Coordination Officer, Westinghouse Electric Company
  • Michael Tookey, Sales Director – Construction and Converters, United States Steel Corporation
  • Prescott B. Wintersteen, Jr., (Advanced Voice Recognition, LLC - Retired) 

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