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Executive Staff and Board

Little Tokyo Service Center CDC has a dedicated and hard-working staff of over 100 paid staff and countless volunteers working at various sites across downtown Los Angeles.

LTSC Staff


Executive Staff

Dean Matsubayashi, Executive Director
Erich Nakano, Deputy Director
Chris Aihara, Director of Development
Takao Suzuki, Director of Real Estate Development
Scarlet Sy, Director of Finance
Evelyn Yoshimura, Community Organizing Director
Thomas Yee, Director of Planning
Walter Morita, Director of Property Management
Gayle Wong, Director of Asset Management
Mike Murase, Director of Service Programs
Yasuko Sakamoto, Director of Social Services
Amy Phillips, Director of Senior Services
Jenni Kuida, Director of Children and Family Services

Program Staff

Shin Ito, Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M)
Ron Fong, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program (APISBP)
Gayle Wong, Assets and Property Management
Tom Sogi, Children and Family Services
Janet Hasegawa, Human Resources
Scott Ito, Budokan of Los Angeles

Board of Directors

OFFICERS:
Alan Nishio, President
Debra Nakatomi, President-Elect
Lloyd Kajikawa, Vice President
Kathy Masaoka, Vice President
David Mitani, Vice President
Edwin Takahashi, Treasurer
Linda Yamauchi, Secretary

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS:
Dick Kaku
Trisha Murakawa
Jean Nishimoto
Sandra Yamane

BOARD MEMBERS:
Akemi Arakaki
Dennis Arguelles
Shashi Hanuman
Josh Ishimatsu
Miyako Iwai
Dennis Kobata
Vivienne Lee
Jeri Okamoto Floyd
Miguel Nunez
George Tanaka
Dean Toji
Mark Usui
David Uyehara
David Yoo


EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS:
Fred Hoshiyama
Midori Kamei
Sam Shimoguchi
Bill Watanabe