We are happy to announce the appointment of our newest board member, Timothy Webster.
 
Mr. Webster is currently the Assistant Professor of Law, as well as the Director of East Asian Legal Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He teaches Chinese Law, International Business Transactions, International Human Rights and Property. Mr. Webster also spends his time writing about the international legal developments of China and Japan in fields like international trade, investing, and human rights. He has testified before Congress, written for the popular media, and has been published in leading academic journals. 
 
Mr. Webster joins a twelve-member board and five-member advisory council that oversees CIPUSA's finances, policies and practices, strategic planning and worldwide outreach.

 

Board Trustees                                                            
                                                          
Janis Faehnrich, Board Chair 
Director of Program Development at Inrange Systems

Paul B. Klein, Board Secretary
Retired Director of Career Services at Cleveland State University 

Marc Safier, Board Treasurer
Retired Certified Public Accountant 
 
Raj Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Professor of International Business and Finance at the University of Akron
 
Narsi Bodapati
Vice President of Marketing at Sherwin Williams 
                                                     
Mireille Boucher
President of the Council of International Fellowship

Chris Callsen
Owner of Polymer Concepts, Inc.
                                                                                                       
Sanjiv Kapur
Partner, U.S. and International Corporate and Commercial Law, Jones Day
                                                            
Daniel J. Klenkar
Director of Enterprise Sales, eBay Enterprise
 
Nicholas Lubar
Regional Director, Swagelok
 
Steven Walker
State Refugee Coordinator for the Ohio Refugee Services Program
 
Timothy Webster
Asst. Professor of Law and Director of East Asian Legal Studies at Case Western Reserve University 

Advisory Council 
 
Ambassador Richard Celeste
Former United States Ambassador to India 
 
George Kikano, M.D.
Family Practitioner, Department Chairman at University Hospitals Case Medical Center 

Jane Ollendorff
Specialist in Social Work, daughter-in-law of founders Henry and Martha Ollendorff

August Pust
Former Member of the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America's  Heritage Abroad; Retired Director of Multicultural Affairs
& International Relations in the Governor's Office, State of Ohio 

Peter Shenyey
Attorney at Law

Dennis Young, Ph.D.
Director, Nonprofit Studies Program, Georgia State University