Current Members of the VJAMM Committee: Kay Brown, Nikki Gilbert, Phyllis Hayashibara, Mae Kakehashi, Brian Maeda, Alice Stek, Suzanne Thompson, Jennifer Tomita and Emily Winters. (VJAMM Committee Members In Memoriam: Fred Hoshiyama, Yoshinori Tomita, Arnold Maeda)
Kay Brown (above center, with Joe Belli, Darren Noriyuki, Emily Winters): artist, Venice Arts Council, in 2013.
Nikki Gilbert (below right, with Bill Rosendahl): Sushi Girl®, Venice High School Alumni Association, in 2015.
(Bill Rosendahl passed away March 30, 2016.)
Phyllis Hayashibara (below right with Scott Pine) : retired Venice High School Social Studies teacher, in 2011.
Mae Kakehashi (below right with sister Mary Nomura, the Songbird of Manzanar): former Manzanar internee, in 2012.
Arnold Maeda (below right with Kim Maeda): former Manzanar internee, Friends of Manzanar, in 2011.
(Arnold Maeda passed away September 10, 2020.)
Brian Maeda (below left with Bill Rosendahl): filmmaker, former Manzanar internee, Manzanar Committee, in 2013.
Alice Stek (below right with Emily Winters, Phyllis Hayashibara, Suzanne Thompson): OB-GYN, Venice Peace and Freedom Party, in 2015.
Suzanne Thompson (below right with Emily Winters): producer, Venice Arts Council, Endangered Art Fund, in 2015.
Jennifer Tomita (below, second from right with Proclamation) with Len Nguyen, Emily Winters, Phyllis Hayashibara, LA CIty Councilmember Mike Bonin, Suzanne Thompson, and Kay Brown, in 2017.
Yosh Tomita (below right with Jennifer Tomita): former Manzanar internee in 2016.
(Yosh Tomita passed away January 19, 2017.)
Emily Winters (below left with Esther Chaing): artist, Venice Arts Council, in 2013.
Emeritus members of the VJAMM Committee:
Don Geagan (above left with Bruce Embrey of the Manzanar Committee): Free Venice Beachhead Collective, Venice Peace and Freedom Party, in 2011.
Fred Hoshiyama (below left with Maria): Westside YMCA, Venice Culver JACL, in 2014.
(Fred passed away December 30, 2015.)
Marc Salvatierra (below): Researcher, Venice Historical Society, in 2010.
Jim Smith (below right with Craig and Laura Ferre) : Free Venice Beachhead Collective, in 2011.