Yoriko Kishimoto

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Yoriko Kishimoto
Yoriko Kishimoto

Yoriko Kishimoto was born in Japan, but has been a Palo Alto resident since 1988. She is married with two children.

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[edit] Occupation

Management consultant

[edit] Education

B.A. Wesleyan University M.B.A. Stanford University Graduate School of Business

[edit] Council Service

  • Elected to City Council, 2002
  • Re-elected to City Council, 2006
  • Elected Vice Mayor, 2006
  • Elected Mayor, 2007
  • Member, Finance Committee, 2002, 2003, 2005, Chair, 2006
  • Chair, Policy and Services Committee, 2004
  • Alternate, Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), 2002, 2003
  • Alternate, Avenidas, 2002
  • Liaison, California Avenue Area Development Association (CAADA), 2005, 2006; Alternate, 2002, 2007
  • Liaison, Palo Alto Housing Corporation, 2002, 2003
  • Member, Council/CAO Ad Hoc Committee, 2004, 2005
  • Alternate, Santa Clara County Bond Advisory Committee, 2002
  • Alternate, Utilities Advisory Commission, 2002, 2004, 2005
  • Chair, Valley Transportation Authority Policy Advisory Committee, 2005; delegate, 2002, 2006; Vice-Chair, 2004, delegate 2007
  • Liaison, Stanford University, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
  • Alternate, Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)–CalFed Task Force, 2003, 2005
  • Alternate, League of California Cities, Peninsula Division, 2003
  • Alternate, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Northwest Flood Control Zone Advisory Committee, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Alternate, San Francisquito Creek JPA, 2005, 2006
  • Delegate, Santa Clara County Cities Association, Legislative Committee, 2003, 2004, 2005, delegate, 2007
  • Member, City/School Liaison Committee, 2005
  • Liaison, Public Art Commision, 2005, 2006
  • Liaison, Chamber of Commerce, 2006
  • Downtown Marketing Committee, 2007

[edit] Community Service

  • Chair, Palo Alto Comprehensive Plan Transportation Committee, 1992-1997
  • President, Palo Alto Civic League, 1996-1998
  • President, University South Neighborhoods Group, 2001
  • Treasurer and Trustee, Hidden Villa, 1993-1999
  • Girl Scout Leader 1994-2000
  • Leadership Midpeninsula, Class 2000

[edit] Professional Experience

  • Founder and president of international consulting business, 1982-present (on leave)
  • Author, internationally published book, The Third Century: America's Resurgence in the Asian Era (Crown Publishers, 1988).
  • Organizer, Presidio Energy Workshop ("Japan-US Perspectives on a Sustainable Energy Future").
  • Co-founder and member of executive committee, Alliance Forum, San Francisco and Tokyo. 1985-1996.
  • Stanford University, Northeast Asia Forum. 1980-1981
  • Research Fellow, Nomura Research Institute, Kamakura and Tokyo. 1979-1980
  • Publisher, Biotechnology in Japan Newsservice, 1982-1993
  • Columnist, "New Business", Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun, 1987-88


Reference: research papers

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