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Tammie Kanda

Corporate Communications, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Tammie Kanda has been with the Corporate Communications Department at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., the marketing, sales, and distribution arm of Toyota, Lexus, and Scion in the United States, for more than 15 years. She specializes in managing special events and programs, including VIP relations; in this capacity, she makes recommendations and advises corporate management, overseas and affiliated departments, and companies on corporate donations. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Japan America Society of Southern California and as a Board of Governor for the Japanese American National Museum. She is a former Board member of the Go For Broke National Education Center and current and former member of numerous organizations, including: Keiro Senior HealthCare, Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Asia America Symphony, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

Opening Plenary with Keynote Addresses
Kathryn A. Bannai, Member, Board of Governors, Japanese American National Museum
Tammie Kanda, Corporate Communications, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Alan Nishio, Board President, Little Tokyo Service Center
The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity