Members and VIPs
Joe joined the commission in 2014 and has been the chairperson since 2017, which means that he has to reply to all the emails!
Designated Chairperson Survivor
Ellen has served on the commission since...you had to go to Foto Hut to get your pictures developed.
Always ready to step up to the plate and fill a vital role, she was chairperson from the Cambrian Period until 2017.
Nancy joined the commission in ...a distant pre-apocalyptic past
She is a super fascinating character.
Deirdre joined the commission in...1997 or so?
A long time veteran of education, Deirdre leads our free Japanese classes at the Bethlehem Public Library.
Alison has served on the commission since...the person typing this can remember.
Her connection, however, dates back to her very own participation in our student exchange program!
Our number one イケメン
John is another former exchange student and acts as leader of our super popular sakura festival tea ceremony and as an exchange program event planner!
The Vital Native Speaker
Michiyo tours our Japanese visitors around the town and has been an outstanding volunteer at many commission and exchange program events.
Autumn has been involved in activities since 2016, was a previous exchange student in 2019, and is now the website manager and an exchange program event planner.