SEDAI: The Japanese Canadian Legacy Project

Sharing the unique history and experiences of Canadians of Japanese ancestry

Honorary Advisors

Sedai is privileged to have the patronage and support of the following distinguished men and women who have agreed to be Honourary Advisors to this project:

  • Janice Fukakusa, Chief Financial Officer, RBC Financial Group, Toronto, Ontario
  • Bill Hatanaka, Group Head, Wealth Management, TD Bank and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto, Ontario
  • Tom Ikeda, Executive Director, Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, Seattle, Washington
  • Joy Kogawa, Author, Toronto, Ontario
  • Bruce Kuwabara, Partner, KPMB Architects, Toronto, Ontario
  • Karen Kuwahara, President, Nestle Purina Canada, Toronto, Ontario
  • Judge Maryka Omatsu, Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto, Ontario
  • Raymond Moriyama, O.C., O.Ont., Architect, Toronto, Ontario
  • Linda Ohama, Documentary Filmmaker, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Scott Oki, Philanthropist, Seattle, Washington
  • Kerri Sakamoto, Author, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Henry J. Shimizu, M.D., FRCS(C), C.M., Victoria, B.C.
  • Dr. Gerri Sinclair, Executive Director, Masters of Digital Media Program @ the Centre for Digital Media, Vancouver, B.C.
  • David Tsubouchi, Former Ontario Cabinet Minister, Counsel to Miller Thomson LLP, Markham, Ontario
  • Dr. Akemi Kikamura Yano, Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, California