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 Chair - Ann Waltonsmith, Ph.D., Mayor Emeritus of Saratoga
City Council member - Emily Lo
Treasurer - Faramarz Yazdani, Ph.D.
Secretary - Yuki HashimotoFormer Chair - Connie Young Yu
Members of the full Hakone Board of Trustees
Vice Mayor of Saratoga - Manny Cappello
Advisory Board and Honorary Trustees
William E. Glennon
Norman Mineta, Former Member of Congress and U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Richard Moe, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Kiyoshi Yasui, 14th generation traditional Japanese architect
Consul General of Japan in San Francisco