David Carpenter / カーペンター・デービッド
David is currently the Executive Director of the Japan/America Society of Kentucky. The Japan/America Society of Kentucky (JASK), established in 1987, is dedicated to sustaining a favorable business and community relationship between Japan and Kentucky by promoting cooperation and mutual understanding. David was named Honorary Consul General of Japan to Kentucky in 2014. As Honorary Consul of Japan to Kentucky, he represents and facilitates the interests and rights of Japan and Japanese nationals living in Kentucky; protects and promotes interests concerning the commerce and navigation of Japan and Japanese nationals; settles civil disputes among Japanese nationals and promotes cultural interchange with foreign countries. He previously worked in Community Relations/PR for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.; Assistant Director of the Kobe Friendship House Community Center; International PR/Guest Relations Translator for Tokyu Sports Oasis Center in Kobe; Faculty member at Nagasaki In-Touch Community Center.