Kashima-Shinryū Organizational Structure
1 April 2014 – 31 March 2018 (Revised 24 December 2017)

Honorary President, ex officioKASHIMA Noriyoshi (Gūji, Kashima Grand Shrine)
Honorary Counselors, ex officio UENO Sadabumi (Gūji, Kashima Grand Shrine, retired)
TŌ Shunjirō (GonGūji, Kashima Grand Shrine)
KUNII Family (KUNII Masakatsu, 21st generation Sōke)
(SAITŌ Hideki, aid to the Sōke)
CounselorsYAHAGI Yukio (GonGūji, Tsukubasan Shrine, retired)
Shihanke (Headmaster) 19th GenerationSEKI Humitake
(Special Aid to the Shihanke)William BODIFORD

Organization of the Federation
Secretary GeneralAKINAGA Hiroyuki
Aids to the ChiefTAKADA Takuhiro, SUZUYA Kenji, MIYAMAE Yūsaku
(1) Administrative Bureau
Bureau ChiefKAKŌ Kōichirō
Aids to the ChiefHANANO Yoshifumi, TAKADA Takuhiro

(2) Martial Instruction Bureau
Bureau ChiefSEKIYA Ryōichi
Deputy ChiefSASAKI Jun, HIGASHI Yoshihiko
Aids to the ChiefSHIMURA Eiji, SUZUYA Kenji, ŌBA Takuji, TAKADA Takuhiro
In Charge of Martial Instruction
Shihan-yaku (Acting Masters) AKINAGA Hiroyuki, AKAGI Kazuto, SEKIYA Ryōichi, William BODIFORD,
ŌNUMA Yoshiki
Kyōjukata (Instructors) Ari YLINIEMELÄ, KIMURA Takashige, SASAKI Jun, HINO Terumasa, HIGASHI Yoshihiko,
MIYAMAE Yūsaku, SHIMURA Eiji, SUZUYA Kenji, TAKADA Takuhiro, Mikko VILENIUS,
HANANO Yoshifumi, NAKAMURA Toyoshige
Kyōjukata-nami (Adjunct Instructors) Dejan ŽONTAR, Till CRAFT, Christobal. Dominguez GARCIA, KAWAZOE Jun,
HISAMOTO Akiyoshi, OGASAWARA Rikuo, ŌBA Takuji, Bjorn CHRISTIANSON

(3) Historiographical Bureau
Bureau ChiefŌNUMA Yoshiki
Aids to the ChiefWilliam BODIFORD, WARASHINA Tomoyuki, Mikko VILENIUS, Frank LEAVITT, MIYAMAE Yūsaku, SUZUYA Kenji, TAKADA Takuhiro

(4) Information Bureau
Bureau ChiefAKAGI Kazuto
Deputy ChiefIGARASHI Chiaki
In Charge of WebsiteHANANO Yoshifumi, William BODIFORD, Torea FOISSOTTE, Frank LEAVITT
In Charge of NewsletterKAKŌ Kōichirō (Editor in Chief)
MIYAMAE Yūsaku, SUZUYA Kenji, TAKADA Takuhiro

(5) Legal Affairs Bureau
    (Concurrently, Incorporation Preparation Bureau)
Bureau Chiefconcurrent appointment of Secretary General
Deputy ChiefHANANO Yoshifumi, IGARASHI Chiaki, SIRAISHI Tomoyuki
Advisory CommitteeMembers of the Administrative Bureau

(6) Convention Bureau
Bureau Chiefconcurrent appointment of Secretary General
Kashima Convention Administrative ChiefHANANO Yoshifumi

(7) Member Relations Bureau
Bureau ChiefHINO Terumasa
Deputy ChiefHIGASHI Yoshihiko, LI Tōru
Aids to the ChiefSUZUYA Kenji, TAKADA Takuhiro, ŌBA Takuji

(8) Support Services Bureau
Bureau ChiefSASAKI Mitsuyoshi
Deputy Chief (Member Directory Managers)ŌNUMA Yoshiki (Japan), William BODIFORD (US), Ari YLINIEMELÄ (EU)

(9) International Bureau
Bureau ChiefAri YLINIEMELÄ
Deputy ChiefChristobal DOMINGUEZ, MIYAMAE Yūsaku
Representative of the Japanese Affiliated ChaptersAKAGI Kazuto, Rick WEISBURD
Representative of the North American Affiliated ChaptersRichard PIETRELLI
Representative of the EU Affiliated ChaptersDejan ŽONTAR

(10) Affiliated Chapters Bureau
  (A) Japanese Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerKIMURA Takashige
Deputy Chief Officer, Eastern JapanSATŌ Toshishiro
Deputy Chief Officer, Western JapanIMAI Hideki
Chief Officer in charge of Relations within the FederationŌNUMA Yoshiki, IGARASHI Chiaki
Chief Officer in charge of General AdministrationSHIMURA Eiji
(i) Hokkaido, Tohoku Regional DirectorKOBAYASHI Satoshi
(ii) Kantō Regional DirectorŌNUMA Yoshiki
(iii) Kansai Regional DirectorHIGASHI Yoshihiko
(iv) Hokuriku Regional DirectorYOSHII Hiroshi
(v) Kyushu Regional DirectorTŌJYŌ Shunji
  (B) North America Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerWilliam BODIFORD
  UCLA ChapterWilliam BODIFORD (Chapter Head)
  University of Georgia ChapterLorraine FULLER (Acting Chapter Head)
  Eureka Satellite ChapterRichard PIETRELLI (Satellite Chapter Head)
  Montana State University ChapterMark TAPER (Acting Chapter Head)
  (C) EU Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerDejan ŽONTAR
         German Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerChristobal DOMINGUEZ
  Frankfurt am Main Satellite ChapterTill KRAFT (Satellite Chapter Head)
  Dresden Satellite ChapterUlf LEHMANN (Satellite Chapter Head Administrative Assistant)
         Dutch Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerChristobal DOMINGUEZ
  Breda ChapterAntonius VAN DER BORST (Acting Chapter Head)
         Slovenia Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerSamo STANIČ
         Finnish Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerRobert FRANZÉN
  University of Helsinki ChapterPeter NÝSTÉN (Chapter Head)
Jari RENKO (Acting Chapter Head)
  Tampere University of Technology ChapterRobert FRANZÉN (Chapter Head)
         UK Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerBjorn CHRISTIANSON
  London Satellite ChapterRichard MCGLORY (Satellite Chapter Head Administrative Assistant)
  (D) Others
  Israel ChapterFrank LEAVITT (Satellite Chapter Head Administrative Assistant)


Updated : 24 December 2017