Leadership

Learn about who we are and how to get involved.

Executive Committee

scott jarkoff

Scott Jarkoff

President

Scott currently works for McAfee as a Senior Security Adviser, and is based in Shibuya, Japan. Scott has been the AFCEA Tokyo Chapter President since 2014, but active with the chapter for almost ten consecutive years. He strives to increase local Japanese participation in the chapter while creating a more lighthearted atmosphere during monthly events.

Tohru Okamura

Executive Vice President

Tohru Okamura works for the American Chamber of Commerce, Japan based in Kamiyacho, and is living in the downtown Tokyo area. He previously served as the VP, Plans and Programs before becoming the Executive Vice President.

Richard Chuckrey

Treasurer

Richard Chuckrey currently works at Pacific Stars and Stripes, and is based in Nishi-Azabu, Japan. Richard has been the AFCEA Tokyo Chapter Secretary since 2015 and previously served as the Vice President for Publicity.

Terry Cormier

Secretary

Terry Cormier currently works with the Japanese Ministry of Defense and is based in Ichigaya, Japan. Terry Cormier was elected to the Secretary position in 2016 in between the normal election cycles.

Joseph LeRoy

Vice President of Technology

Joseph LeRoy currently works as a Security Engineer for a technology startup in Tokyo, Japan.

Chapter Vice Presidents

Bill Jokela

VP, Industry

Bill Jokela currently works as a US Government Contractor, and is based on Yokota AB in Fussa, Japan.

Bridget Whyde

VP, Publicity

Bridget Whyde is in Japan, working in the Yokohama area, and very involved in various volunteer efforts to help better educate the community on important technology related topics.

Currently Open

VP, Plans & Programs

Position currently awaiting a volunteer. If you’d like to volunteer for this position, please send us an email by visiting our contact page.

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VP, Membership

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VP, Awards

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VP, Scholarships

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