Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body of Puna Hongwanji. The board meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.

2017-2018 Officers

  • President:  Jason Hashimoto
  • 1st Vice President:  Clifford Furukado
  • 2nd Vice President:  Robin Sato
  • Secretary:  Marilyn Sato
  • Treasurer:  Byron Toma
  • Assistant Treasurer:  Richard Solie

Committee Chairs / Coordinators

  • Membership:  Roy Toma
  • Investment:  Richard Solie
  • Project Dana:  Eileen Usagawa, Stella Miyashiro
  • Newsletter:  Sam Hoiuchi, Tammy Molina
  • Yard/Repair Maintenance:  Earl Mukai
  • Temple Effectiveness:  Richard Solie
  • Audit:  Richard Solie
  • Bylaws:  Helen Yamada
  • Temple Sustainability Advisory Committee:  Glenn Watarida
  • Boutique:  Linnette Quade
  • Anpan/Bread:  Clifford Furukado

Affiliate Presidents

  • BWA (Buddhist Women’s Association): Annie Robinson
  • Sr. YBA (Young Buddhist Association): Sam Horiuchi
  • Dharma School (family and youth program):  Warren Tanigawa
  • Choir:  Ethel Miyashiro
  • Taiko:  Paul Sakamoto
  • Judo:  Glenn See
  • Boy Scouts:  Carl Hopkins
  • Cub scouts:  Alan Ah Heong