Board of Councilors - Committees

University Management

Chair

  • Ralph Eichler

OIST Members

  • COO (TBC)
  • Tomo Nagase

External Members

  • Hideo Yamasaki
  • Jürgen Zöllner
  • Ken Peach
  • Monte Cassim
  • David Swinbanks
  • Yuichiro Anzai

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

  • Jenifer Rogers

OIST Members

  • Isaku Higa
  • Scott Rudisel

External Members

  • Albrecht Wagner
  • Ryo Hirasawa
  • Nobuaki Tanaka
  • Tatsuo Kawasaki
  • Kenji Govaers
  • Jesper Koll
  • Sachiko Kuno
  • Yumi Kuwana

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
  • Yuichiro Anzai
  • Faisal Mahmood

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

  • Yoshihisa Kawakami

OIST Members

  • VPCPR (tbc)
  • Scott Rudisel

External Members

  • Yoshimi Nagahama
  • Katsuhiko Shirai
  • Ryo Matsumoto
  • Mitsuru Omine
  • Miki Fuchibe

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

  • Daisuke Kan

OIST Members

  • VPCPR (tbc)

External Members

  • Nasser Kazeminy
  • Masaki Masudo
  • Tatsuo Kawasaki
  • Mitsuru Omine
  • Miki Fuchibe
  • Yoshikazu Higashi

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

  • Kenji Govaers

OIST Members

  • VPCPR (tbc)

External Members

  • Monte Cassim
  • Nasser Kazeminy
  • Nobuaki Tanaka
  • Jürgen Zöllner
  • Jenifer Rogers
  • Yumi Kuwana
  • Faisal Mahmood

Charter

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