AP Japanese Language and Culture Development Committee

2022-23 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the Course and Exam Description and exam for AP Japanese Language and Culture. They represent a diversity of knowledge and points of view in their fields and, as a group, are the authority when it comes to making subject-matter decisions in the exam-construction process. The AP development committees represent a unique collaboration between high school and college educators.

Committee Co-Chairs  

Naomi Larson, Cornell University – Ithaca, New York  
Mihoko Yamamura, Richardson High School – Richardson, Texas 

Committee Members  

J. Paul Warnick, Brigham Young University – Provo, Utah  
Koji Tanno, University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky  
Naomi Okada, Lowell High School – San Francisco, California  
Miho Squires, Washington High School – Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

College Board Advisor  

Manami Mata, Ed W. Clark High School – Las Vegas, Nevada 

Chief Reader Designate 

Yoshiko Mori, Georgetown University – Washington, District of Columbia  

Chief Reader   

Kazue Masuyama, California State University – Sacramento, California