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    E-mail: info@najga.org
    Tel: 503-222-1194
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    422 NW 13th Avenue #266
Portland, OR 97209



STAFF



Leslie Stone

Membership & Communications Officer

info@najga.org

503-222 -1194



MEMBERS IN ACTION

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 


Executive Committee 



KIMBERLY ANDREWS 

Board President

Executive Director,

Shofuso Japanese House & Garden 

Philadelphia, PA



KELLY SUTHERLIN MCLEOD,

Vice President

President,

Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc.

Long Beach, CA


KENDALL BROWN, Ph.D. 

Past President

Professor, Asian Art History,

California State University Long Beach, CA


Directors


JEANNETTE SCHELIN

Sr. Director,  Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden,

California State University at Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

                                  

CODY FONG

Certified Arborist,

City of Lethbridge

Lethbridge, AL 

Canada



SEIKO GOTO, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Department of Environmental Studies, Nagasaki University





JOHN POWELL

Landscape Artist,

Weatherford Gardens

Weatherford, TX




LOUIS RINFRET

Senior Horticulturist,

Departement d'Horticulture

Montreal Botanical Garden

Montreal, QC, Canada



KEITH STEVENS

Garden Curator,

The Dawes Arboretum 

Road Newark, OH













TIM GRUNER

Secretary

Curator, Anderson Japanese Garden

Rockford, IL




BENJAMIN CHU

Treasurer

Horticulture Supervisor,

Missouri Botanical Garden

St. Louise, MO



STEPHEN BLOOM

Past President

Chief Executive Officer,

Portland Japanese Garden

Portland, OR






HIRONORI KAMOSHITA

Owner,

Kamo Spaceworks Ltd.

Surrey, BC

Canada 



PATRICK LEWIS

Director,

UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research

Vancouver, BC

Canada




CHRISTINE NICHOLSON

Director of 

Experiential Therapies,

Rosecrance, Rockford, IL



MARY PLUNKETT

Manager, 

Interpretive Programs,

Chicago Botanic Garden

Riverside, IL





LON SAAVEDRA

Founding CEO, The Hakone Foundation, 1999-2015

Hakone Estate & Gardens

Philanthropy Consultant




SADAFUMI UCHIYAMA

Garden Curator,

Portland Japanese Garden

Portland, OR





President,

Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture, Inc.

Long Beach, CA