Board of Trustees

The Hakone Board of Trustees is an integral part of the Foundation. Trustees are appointed for two-year terms, with a maximum three consecutive terms.

 

Executive Board

Founding CEO - Lon Saavedra

Board President  - Connie Young Yu

Vice President - Ann Waltonsmith, Ph.D., Mayor Emeritus of Saratoga

Mayor of Saratoga - Emily Lo

Treasurer - Faramarz Yazdani, Ph.D.

Board Secretary - Elaine Salter

 

Members of the full Hakone Board of Trustees
Beverly Harada

Yuki - Haruyuki Hashimoto
Howard Miller - Vice Mayor of Saratoga
Elaine Salter

Miki Shimabe


Advisory Board and Honorary Trustees

William E. Glennon
Floyd Kvamme
Norman Mineta, Former Member of Congress and U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Richard Moe, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Morihito Nagai
Yoshihiro Uchida
Henry Yamate
Kiyoshi Yasui, 14th generation traditional Japanese architect
Consul General of Japan in San Francisco