Acting Consul General , Consulate-General of Japan
Tomoko Dodo graduated from Kyushu University with a bachelor of law degree and entered Japan’s Foreign Service with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Public Relations Bureau in 1977. Ms. Dodo has served at the Ministry’s headquarters in Tokyo and at posts in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, most recently at the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle as Senior Consul and now as Acting Consul General. Ms. Dodo has two sons and enjoys downhill skiing in the Cascade Mountains whenever she can.
Opening General Session with Keynote Addresses
The Honorable Tomoko Dodo, Acting Consul General , Consulate-General of Japan
The Honorable Bruce Harrell, Seattle City Council
Tom Ikeda, Executive Director, Densho
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
The Honorable Mike Lowry, Former Governor, State of Washington
Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Tim Otani, External Affairs Manager, Union Bank
Seattle Kokon Taiko
Time: 1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom
Topic: General Activity