Board of Councilors - Committees

University Management

Chair

  • Ralph Eichler

OIST Members

  • Keisuke Yoshio
  • Machi Dilworth

External Members

  • Hideo Yamasaki
  • Jürgen Zöllner
  • Ken Peach
  • Akito Arima
  • David Swinbanks

Charter

  • Comments on the management and administrative issues of the University.
  • Advises the President on questions concerning these matters.
  • Meets during the regular BOC meetings and presents a report (ad hoc meetings as needed).

Business and Finance

Chair

  • Tisato Kajiyama

OIST Members

  • Ali Ganjehlou
  • Keiji Takanashi
  • Gail Tripp

External Members

  • Albrecht Wagner
  • Ryo Hirasawa
  • Robert Nakasone
  • Nobuaki Tanaka
  • Monte Cassim

Charter

  • Comments on budget and financial issues, such as Budget Plan and Financial Statement.
  • Advises the President on questions concerning these matters.
  • Meets during the regular BOC meetings and presents a report (ad hoc meetings as needed).

Academic and Research

Chair

  • Keith Hodgson

OIST Members

  • Mary Collins
  • Ulf Skoglund
  • Erik De Schutter
  • Milind Purohit

External Members

  • Frederic Gilman
  • Lee James O'Riordan
  • Yoshiharu Doi

Charter

  • Comments on the rules for management and institutional performance in academics and research.
  • Advises the President on questions concerning these matters.
  • Meets during the regular BOC meetings and presents a report (ad hoc meetings as needed).

Sustainable Development of Okinawa (Public)

Chair

  • Fuji Takayasu

OIST Members

  • Gail Tripp

External Members

  • Yoko Aniya
  • Yoshimi Nagahama
  • Katsuhiko Shirai
  • Moritake Tomikawa
  • Eriko Wauke
  • Irene Hirano Inouye

Charter

  • Comments on all issues related to interaction with the Okinawan local community.
  • Advises the President on questions concerning these matters.
  • Meets during the regular BOC meetings and presents a report (ad hoc meetings as needed).

Sustainable Development of Okinawa (Business)

Chair

  • Yoshihisa Kawakami

OIST Members

  • Emi Matsushima

External Members

  • Nasser Kazeminy
  • Masaki Masudo
  • Philip Yeo
  • Reiko Ann Miura Ko
  • Ryo Matsumoto

Charter

  • Comments on all issues related to the interaction with Okinawan businesses.
  • Advises the President on questions concerning these matters.
  • Meets during the regular BOC meetings and presents a report (ad hoc meetings as needed).

External Funding Development (Ad hoc)

Chair

  • Irene Hirano Inouye

OIST Members

  • Machi Dilworth

External Members

  • Monte Cassim
  • Robert Nakasone
  • Nasser Kazeminy
  • Nobuaki Tanaka
  • Jürgen Zöllner

Charter

  • Comments on all issues related to foster external funding.
  • Advises the President on questions concerning these matters.
  • Ad hoc meetings as needed.