Kashima-Shinryu Organizational Structure
1 April 2018 – 31 March 2022    (as of 8 September 2018)

Honorary President, ex officioKASHIMA Noriyoshi (Guji, Kashima Grand Shrine)
Honorary Counselors, ex officio UENO Sadabumi (Guji, Kashima Grand Shrine, retired)
TO Shunjiro (GonGuji, Kashima Grand Shrine)
KUNII Family (KUNII Masakatsu, 19th generation Soke)
(SAITO Hideki, aid to the Soke)
CounselorsYAHAGI Yukio (GonGuji, 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 Chief TAKADA Takuhiro, TATEISHI Ikuma, MIYAMAE Yusaku
(1) Administrative Bureau
Bureau ChiefKAKO Koichiro
Aids to the ChiefTAKADA Takuhiro
Head of General Affairs Section IMAMURA Hiroshi
Head of Accounting Section HANANO Yoshifumi

(2) Martial Instruction Bureau
Bureau ChiefSEKIYA Ryoichi
Deputy ChiefSASAKI Jun, HIGASHI Yoshihiko
Aids to the Chief SHIMURA Eiji, SIRAISHI Tomoyuki, OBA Takuji, TAKADA Takuhiro,
NAKAMURA Toyoshige
In Charge of Martial Instruction
Shihan-yaku (Acting Masters) AKINAGA Hiroyuki, AKAGI Kazuto, SEKIYA Ryoichi, William BODIFORD,
ONUMA Yoshiki
Koyjukata (Instructors) Ari YLINIEMELA, KIMURA Takashige, SASAKI Jun, HINO Terumasa,
HIGASHI Yoshihiko, MIYAMAE Yusaku, SHIMURA Eiji, TAKADA Takuhiro,
Mikko VILENIUS, HANANO Yoshifumi, NAKAMURA Toyoshige,
Bjorn CHRISTIANSON
Koyjukata-nami (Adjunct Instructors) Dejan ZONTAR, Till CRAFT, Christobal. Dominguez GARCIA, KAWAZOE Jun,
SIRAISHI Tomoyuki, HISAMOTO Akiyoshi, OGASAWARA Rikuo, OBA Takuji,
TATEISHI Ikuma, Antonius van der BORST

(3) Historiographical Bureau
Bureau ChiefONUMA Yoshiki
Aids to the ChiefWilliam BODIFORD, WARASHINA Tomoyuki, Mikko VILENIUS, Frank LEAVITT,
SIRAISHI Tomoyuki, NAKAMURA Toyoshige, HIGASHI Yoshihiko,
TAKADA Takuhiro

(4) Information Bureau
Bureau ChiefAKAGI Kazuto
Deputy ChiefIGARASHI Chiaki
Aids to the ChiefHANANO Yoshifumi
In Charge of WebsiteHANANO Yoshifumi, William BODIFORD, Samo STANIC, Torea FOISSOTTE,
Frank LEAVITT
In Charge of NewsletterKAKO Koichiro (Editor in Chief)
TAKADA Takuhiro, NAKAMURA Toyoshige

(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
Aids to the ChiefSIRAISHI Tomoyuki

(7) Member Relations Bureau
Bureau ChiefHINO Terumasa
Deputy ChiefHIGASHI Yoshihiko, LI Tru
Aids to the ChiefOBA Takuji, TAKADA Takuhiro, NAKAMURA Toyoshige

(8) Support Services Bureau
Bureau ChiefSASAKI Mitsuyoshi
Deputy Chief (Member Directory Managers)ONUMA Yoshiki (Japan), William BODIFORD (US), Ari YLINIEMELA (EU),
Mikko VILENIUS (UK)

(9) International Bureau
Bureau ChiefAri YLINIEMELA
Deputy ChiefChristobal DOMINGUEZ, AKAGI Kazuto
Representative of the Japanese Affiliated ChaptersTAKADA Takuhiro, Rick WEISBURD (Assistant)
Representative of the North American Affiliated ChaptersMark TAPER, Richard PIETRELLI (Assistant)
Representative of the EU Affiliated ChaptersDejan ZONTAR, Mikko VILENIUS (Assistant)

(10) Affiliated Chapters Bureau
  (A) Japanese Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerKIMURA Takashige
Deputy Chief Officer, Eastern JapanSATO Toshishiro
Deputy Chief Officer, Western JapanIMAI Hideki
Chief Officer in charge of Relations within the FederationONUMA Yoshiki, IGARASHI Chiaki
Chief Officer in charge of General AdministrationSHIMURA Eiji
(i) Hokkaido, Tohoku Regional DirectorKOBAYASHI Satoshi
(ii) Kanto Regional DirectorONUMA Yoshiki
(iii) Kansai Regional DirectorHIGASHI Yoshihiko
(iv) Hokuriku Regional DirectorYOSHII Hiroshi
(v) Kyushu Regional DirectorTOJYO 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 ZONTAR
         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 OfficerAntonius VAN DER BORST
         Slovenia Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerSamo STANIC
         Finnish Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerRobert FRANZEN
  University of Helsinki ChapterPeter NYSTEN (Chapter Head)
Jari RENKO (Acting Chapter Head)
  Tampere University of Technology ChapterRobert FRANZEN (Chapter Head)
         UK Affiliated Chapters
Chief OfficerBjorn CHRISTIANSON
  London Satellite ChapterMikko VILENIUS (Satellite Chapter Head Administrative Assistant)
  (D) Others
  Israel ChapterFrank LEAVITT (Satellite Chapter Head Administrative Assistant)


Updated : 9 September 2018