Directors

LEGACY CIRCLE

John Creech (1920 – 2009)                                                                                                                     Harry Hirao (1917 – 2015)

Daizo Iwasaki (1916 – 2011)

Saburo Kato (1915 – 2008)
John Naka (1915 – 2004)
Yee sun-Wu (1902 – 2005)
Yuji Yoshimura (1921 – 1997)

Honorary Directors

Dr. Thomas S. Elias
Mr. Jiro Fukuda

Mr. Yun-hua Hu

Mrs. Naemi Iwasaki

Mrs. Janet E. Lanman
Mrs. Barbara Hall Marshall
Mr. Yasuo Mitsuya
Mr. Kazuo Moriyama

Mr. Hiroshi Takeyama
Mr. Ted Tsukiyama

Mr. Changbao Xin
Claremont, California
Tokyo, Japan
Shanghai, China

Niihama, Ehime, Japan

Bethesda, Maryland
Kansas City, Missouri
Toyohashi, Japan
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Honolulu, Hawaii

Changzhou City, China

Officers

Mr. Felix B. Laughlin (’17)
President 

Hillsboro Beach, Florida

Mrs. Marybel Balendonck (’17)
Vice President
Fullerton, California
Dr. Carl Morimoto('18)
Vice President
San Jose, California
Mr. Alan Walker(’18)
Secretary 

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Mrs. Janice Vitale ('19)
Treasurer
Great Falls, Virginia

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Photo: Joseph Mullan

NBF Board Members left to right: César Portocarrero,
Chris Cochrane, 
Felix Laughlin, Chase Rosade, Ted Tsukiyama,
Mary Bloomer,
 Bill Valavanis and Marybel Balendonck.

Members

Mr. Julian Adams (’18)

Mr. James Brant (’17)

Dr. Roger S. Case, Jr. (’18)
Mr. Christopher Cochrane ('19)
Ms. Julie Crudele('17)

Mr. Edward Fabian, ('18)
Dr. Joseph Gutierrez ('18)
Dr. Karen Harkaway ('18)

Mr. James Hughes ('17)
Mr. C. F. Kwok (’17)
Ms. Cheryl Manning (’18)

Mr. Brussel Martin (’19)
Mrs. Hideko Metaxas ('18)

Mr. Douglas Paul ('18)
Mr. Larry Ragle (’17)
Dr. Errol Reese ('19)

Mr. Glenn Reusch (’19)

Mr. F. Chase Rosade (’19)

Dr. Deborah Rose (’19)
Mrs. Marilyn Stevenson ('19)

Mr. Jack Sustic, ('19),
Mr. William N. Valavanis (’19)
Mr. Douglas Varley ('18)

Mr. Jack W. Wells (’19)

Mrs. Jane Yamashiroya ('19)
Lynchburg, Virginia
Royersford, Pennsylvania

Oregon City, Oregon

Glen Allen, Virginia
Annapolis, Maryland
Niceville, Florida
McLean, Virginia
Moorestown, New Jersey
University Park, Maryland
Annandale, Virginia

Los Angeles, California
Olive Branch, Mississippi
Larkspur, California

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Laguna Beach, California
Hillsboro Beach, Florida

Rochelle, Virginia

New Hope, Pennsylvania

Beltsville, Maryland
Poway, California

Lennon, Michigan

West Henrietta, New York
Washington D.C.
Sarasota, Florida

Honolulu, Hawaii

Ex-Officio

Dr. Karen Harkaway

President

American Bonsai Society
Moorestown, New Jersey
Dr. Thomas S. Elias
President

Bonsai Clubs International
Claremont, California
Ms. LeAnn Duling
President
Potomac Bonsai Association
Woodbridge, Virginia
Mrs. Solita Rosade
President
North American Bonsai Federation
  of the World Bonsai 
  Friendship Federation
New Hope, Pennsylvania

Advisors

Dr. Richard Olsen
Director
U. S. National Arboretum
Mr. Michael James
Curator
National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
Mr. Scott Aker
Gardens Unit Leader
U.S. National Arboretum
Mrs. Carole Bordelon

Supervisory Horticulturist
U. S. National Arboretum
Mr. Aaron Hughes
Intern
National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
Mrs. Kathleen Emerson-Dell

Assistant Curator, Artifact Collections
National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
Mrs. Erin Holden
Museum Gardener
National Bonsai & Penjing Musuem

Staff

Dr. Johann F. Klodzen

Executive Director
Mrs. Elizabeth Moffett

Burdette Smith & Bish LLC
Accountant
Mrs. Donna Ellis
Ellis Design
Publication Design
Ms. Lauren Ellis
Ellis Design
Webmaster
Mrs. Janice L. Kaplan
Communications Consultant
Mr. Alex Breyer
Merrill Lynch
Financial Consultant