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

Chair - Ann Waltonsmith, Ph.D., Mayor Emeritus of Saratoga

City Council member - Emily Lo

Treasurer - Faramarz Yazdani, Ph.D.

Secretary - Yuki Hashimoto

Former Chair  - Connie Young Yu

Members of the full Hakone Board of Trustees
Beverly Harada

Amy Malaki

Vice Mayor of Saratoga - Manny Cappello

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