Executive Team and Staff

Rev. Kodo Umezu, President

Richard K. Payne, Dean

Rev. Seigen Yamaoka, Vice President for Development

Scott A. Mitchell, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Linda Shiozaki, Director and Registrar

Rev. David Matsumoto, Director, Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies

Daijaku Judith Kinst, Director, Chaplaincy Program

Natalie Quli, Assistant Editor, Pacific World Journal

Helen Tagawa, Assistant to the Registrar

Sayaka Inaishi, Librarian


Board of Trustees

The governing body of the IBS is its Board of Trustees.

Mr. Richard Endo, Chair

Rev. Marvin Harada, Vice Chair

Linda Shiozaki, Treasurer and Secretary

Dr. Gordon Bermant
Rev. Gregory Gibbs
Rev. Jerry Hirano
Dr. Leroy Morishita
Mr. Charles Ozaki
Rev. Gerald Sakamoto
Mr. Hoshin Seki
Mr. Richard Stambul
Rev. Patricia Usuki

Board of Trustees nomination guidelines.