ABA News – March 2023

Thank You Jean!

On behalf of the ABA membership, I would like to thank Jean Shimoguchi for her leadership as President of the MVBT ABA for the past six years!  She will remain on the ABA cabinet as Advisor.  We wish Jean the best as she now becomes the 2nd female Temple President at Mountain View Buddhist Temple!

Alta Mesa Cemetery Cleanup

ABA has scheduled the cleanup for Saturday, April 15, at Alta Mesa Cemetery beginning at 10:00 am and concluding with a pizza lunch at YBA Hall.

2023 ABA Cabinet installation

The ABA cabinet was officially installed at the Sunday Service on January 29, 2023. 


Ken Nakano

Vice President

Russ Nakano

Recording Secretary

 Lois Okino

Asst Recording Secretary

Shirley Matsumoto

Corresponding Secretary

Joyce Okumura-Lee

Asst Corresponding Secretary

Marilyn Ozawa


Don Fukuma


Steve Tsuchida


Toshiko Uyehara

Co-Social Chairpersons

Alice Ishida & Judy Nakano

Membership Chairperson

Reiko Tsuchida

Asst Membership Chairperson

Mieko Nakano

Hospitality Chairperson

Joanne Makishima


Rev. Yushi Mukojima & Jean Shimoguchi



With gassho,

Ken Nakano

ABA President