The administration of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba is led by an appointed Board of senior instructors, each serving a 4-6 year term.  Currently (January 2021), the Board consists of the following individuals:

  • President: Wendy Whited
  • Vice President / Secretary: Ania Small
  • Treasurer: Gary Small
  • Members-At-Large: Lee Crawford, Marsha Turner, John Messores, Mike Page

As part of our responsibilities to World Aikikai Headquarters (Hombu) and to support our ongoing mission, the ASU Board has established standing committees in the following areas:

  • Examination Committee – TBD
  • Instructional Committee – Wendy Whited (wendy@nullasu.org) +  M. Page, M. Bell, G. Olsen, C. Guzik, A. Small
  • Advisory Committee – TBD

As part of our responsibilities to World Aikikai Headquarters (Hombu) and to support our ongoing mission, the ASU Board has established standing committees in the following areas:

  • Examination Committee – TBD
  • Instructional Committee – Wendy Whited (wendy@nullasu.org) +  M. Page, M. Bell, G. Olsen, C. Guzik, A. Small
  • Advisory Committee – TBD

ASU operational staff consist of:

  • ASU Office Administrator: Don Ellingsworth (don@nullasu.org)
  • General Counsel: Richard Moore
  • Marketing and Digital Communications Director: Guy Hagen (guy@nullasu.org)
  • Capital Campaign Coordinator: Steve Fasen (fasen@nullasu.org)
  • Foreign Dojo Liaison: Chetan Prakash (cprakash@nullasu.org)
  • Shrine Coordinator: Julie Tollen (jet@nullasu.org)

 

Updated 1/3/2021. For recent Board announcements and communications, please visit this link.

Official ASU Board Communications

General ASU News

Upcoming Seminars and Events

  1. HIROSHI IKEDA – the return seminar

    November 19 - November 21
  2. Reconnection – A Seminar with Tim Magill Sensei (5th dan)

    December 3 @ 6:30 pm - December 5 @ 12:30 pm

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Our Summer Newsletter will be sent out this am. Lee Crawford takes us on a tour of Aikido Northshore, a beautiful dojo in Kirkland Washington. There is also a really nice video discussion with Tres Hofmeister. News about the shrine, an article by Ania Small with a information about learning styles and much more.
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Contribute NOW to what is already becoming a foundational part of the Aiki Shrine–the new Guest House. Last Chance to have your donation matched and double your impact!
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🙏🏽🙌🏾✊🏽

Saotome Sensei (briefly unmasked), enjoying a coffee break during our layover in Atlanta.

He is looking forward to seeing all of you at Summer Camp.

For those who are not able to attend in person, be sure to check out the Zoom options.
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Saotome Sensei (briefly unmasked), enjoying a coffee break during our layover in Atlanta.  He is looking forward to seeing all of you at Summer Camp.  For those who are not able to attend in person, be sure to check out the Zoom options.

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Great picture – hope everyone has a great and safe summer camp!

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Respect!

Sensei arrived!!

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