Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Himeji Committee actively supports the city of Himeji, Japan, and promotes Japanese culture through its relationship and activities wiht the Japanese-American community of Phoenix. The Committee's main project is Matsuri, a festival of Japan held in downtown Phoenix the last weekend of February. The Committee supports the festival by working at the two-day event. The Himeji Committee supports the goal of nurturing future international leaders by sending Youth Ambassadors to Himeji. The Committee also is involved with the Teach Abroad Program, which sends Phoenix teachers to Himeji to work for the Himeji Board of Education, helping Japanese youth speak and understand conversational English.

Acting Chairperson: Masako Takiguchi  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Staff Liaison: Misty Cisneros-Contreras This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


The committee meets every first Tuesday of the month.

 

Next Meeting:
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Meeting Agenda:

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PHOENIX SISTER CITIES COMMISSION
HIMEJI COMMITTEE

Pursuant to A.R.S. Section 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the PHOENIX SISTER CITIES COMMISSION and to the general public, that the HIMEJI COMMITTEE will hold a meeting open to the public on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM, located at the Winship House (216 W. Portland St. Phoenix, AZ 85003).

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

1. 

Call to Order 

M. Takiguchi

2. 

Chair Remarks/Introductions

M. Takiguchi
3. 

Approval of March 4, 2014 Meeting Minutes (Report/Discussion/Action)

 

4. 

Treasurer's Report (Report/Discussion)

D. Duering

5. 

Committee Events and Projects (Report/Discussion/Possible Action)  

 

A. Notification of Upcoming Phoenix Sister Cities Events  
  B. Youth Ambassador Exchange Program

 

  C. Teach Abroad Program  
  D. FY13/14 Committee Goals: New Fundraiser Brainstorming  
  E. Review of Mayor's International Gala  
6. FY14/15 Budget and Calendar (Report/Discussion/Action) M. Takiguchi
7. Nomination of FY14/15 Committee Chair (Report/Discussion/Action)  
8. Review of April 14, 2014 PSC Board of Directors' Meeting (Report/Discussion) M. Takiguchi
9. Review of April 29, 2014 City Committee Chair's Meeting (report/Discussion) M. Takiguchi
10. PSC Announcements & Upcoming Events (Report/Discussion)  
11. Call to the Public (Not for discussion)  
12. Adjourn M. Takiguchi

For further information, please call Phoenix Sister Cities Commission 602-534-3751.
For reasonable accommodations, call Phoenix Sister Cities Commission at Voice/602-534-3751 or TTY/602-534-5000 as early as possible to coordinate needed arrangements. 

April 23, 2014


Future Meetings:
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Dates and times are subject to change.  Please confirm meeting dates, times and locations one week prior the scheduled dates above.

 

Past Meetings:

FY 2013-2014    
Wednesday, September 10, 2013  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, October 1, 2013  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, November 5, 2013  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, December 3, 2013   View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, January 7, 2014  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, February 4, 2014  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, March 4, 2014  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, April 1, 2014   Agenda Not Available  
Tuesday, May 6, 2014   View Meeting Agenda  
     
FY 2012-2013    
Wednesday, August 8, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  Minutes Not Available
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 View Meeting Agenda View Meeting Minutes
     
FY 2011-2012    
     
Wednesday, August 10, 2011  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, September 14, 2011  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, October 12, 2011  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, November 9, 2011  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, December 14, 2011  View Meeting Agenda  Minutes Not Available
Wednesday, January 11, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, February 8, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, March 14, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  Minutes Not Available
Wednesday, April 11, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  Minutes Not Available
Wednesday, May 9, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, June 13, 2012  View Meeting Agenda  View Meeting Minutes