Board & Staff


Ms. Ako Velez

Administrative Assistant

Ako Velez joined US-Japan Foundation in 2012. She provides a range of support and secretarial activities which facilitate the orderly transaction of business, including accounting, bookkeeping, and office clerical support.

Ako was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and moved to New York in 1999. In her free time, she enjoys social dance (Argentine Tango and Salsa).