VJAMM Committee Members

Current Members of the VJAMM Committee: Kay Brown, Nikki Gilbert, Phyllis Hayashibara, Mae Kakehashi, Arnold Maeda,

Brian Maeda, Alice Stek, Suzanne Thompson, Yosh Tomita, and Emily Winters.

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Kay Brown (above center, with Joe Belli, Darren Noriyuki, Emily Winters): artist, Venice Arts Council

 

Nikki Gilbert (below right, with Bill Rosendahl): Sushi Girl, Venice High School Alumni Association

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Phyllis Hayashibara (below right with Scott Pine) : retired Venice High School Social Studies teacher

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Mae Kakehashi (below right with Mary Nomura): former Manzanar internee

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Arnold Maeda (below right with Kim Maeda): former Manzanar internee, Friends of Manzanar

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Brian Maeda (below left with Bill Rosendahl): filmmaker, former Manzanar internee, Manzanar Committee

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Alice Stek (below right with Emily Winters, Phyllis Hayashibara, Suzanne Thompson): OB-GYN, Venice Peace and Freedom Party

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Suzanne Thompson (below right with Emily Winters): producer, Venice Arts Council, Endangered Art Fund

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Yosh Tomita (below right with Jennifer Tomita): former Manzanar internee

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Emily Winters (below left with Esther Chaing): artist, Venice Arts Council

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Emeritus members of the VJAMM Committee

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Don Geagan (above left with Bruce Embrey of the Manzanar Committee): Free Venice Beachhead Collective, Venice Peace and Freedom Party

 

Fred Hoshiyama (below left with Maria): Westside YMCA, Venice Culver JACL

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Marc Salvatierra (below): Researcher, Venice Historical Society

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Jim Smith (below right with Craig and Laura Ferre) : Free Venice Beachhead Collective

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