Charter Members

Charter Members of the Asian American Optometric Society

Formerly the Japanese American Optometric Society (JAOS) - Started in 1972 with 35 Charter Members with a vision to promote and maintain a social, cultural, scientific and educational interchange of information and experiences between the members.

  1. Ronald Akashi, M.D.
  2. George Dotemoto
  3. Ron Hayashida
  4. Henry Hashioka
  5. Ken Imoto
  6. Rodger Kame
  7. Dennis Kawabe
  8. George Kobayashi
  9. John Koyama
  10. Ryan Koyama
  11. Sanford Koyama
  12. John Kuroda
  13. Ben Marumoto
  14. Paul Morita
  15. Ken Murata
  16. Dennis Nakatani
  17. Mike Nakamatsu
  18. Jack Niizawa
  19. Roy Nishikawa
  20. Dennis Noda
  21. Ray Saruwatari
  22. Tak Shimazaki
  23. Ken Shiomi
  24. Takao Shishino
  25. Paul Sumida
  26. Masao Takeshita
  27. Saburo Takeshita
  28. Gary Tanaka
  29. Sumio Taniguchi
  30. Hideo Uba
  31. David Wakabayashi
  32. Ken Yamaguchi
  33. Ken Yamamoto
  34. Mas Yasuda
  35. Sam Otsuji