EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


The executive committee is composed of the executive (administrative) officers and the members of the Board. Guided by the goals and objectives of ACUCA, the executive officers are tasked with the execution and administration of the ACUCA plans and programs. These officers include the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and the Secretary-General. The members of the Board are representatives of member institutions. Specifically, countries with at least four members will have a seat in the Board. Countries with less than four member institutions will be grouped together. The General Secretary will serve as the secretary of the Executive Committee but has no voting rights. Among the duties and powers of the Executive Committee are: to approve projects and proposals, to act on behalf of the Association in between general assemblies, to approve new memberships of the Association, to recommend to the General Assembly the approval of biennial and management conferences’ programmes, budget, and necessary amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws.


JAPAN
DR. TOMOKO UEKI
| PRESIDENT

Tomoko Ueki is the current president of Doshisha University, Japan. She is a Professor of Japanese Literature at the Faculty and Graduate School of Letters.

TAIWAN
DR. IN-MING LEE
| VICE PRESIDENT

In-Ming Lee is the president of Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. He is also the Chair Professor in the Department of Business Administration.

IET FELLOW. YING-YI HONG | OFFICER DESIGNATE

Ying-Yi Hong is concurrently the Vice President of Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. He is also an IET fellow and a Department of Electrical Engineering faculty.

HONG KONG
PROF. ALEXANDER WAI
| TREASURER

Alexander Wai assumed the position of President and Vice-Chancellor of the Hong Kong Baptist University, Hongkong on February 2021. He was a former Deputy President and Provost of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

REV. HUNG TSE | OFFICER DESIGNATE

Hung Tse currently serves as Chaplain of Hong Kong Baptist University. In response to his calling to full-time ministry, he moved to the US and served in a Christian organization headquartered in New York City for many years. Rev. Tse returned to Hong Kong in 2018 and joined HKBU to serve as Chaplain of the University in 2019.

JAPAN
DR. KATSUNOBU KIHARA
| SECRETARY-GENERAL

Katsunobu Kihara is a Professor at the Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Social Welfare, Doshisha University. He is concurrently serving as Assistant to the President.


INDONESIA
PROF. DR. I GUSTI BAGUS RAI UTAMA, SE., MMA., MA. | MEMBER OF THE BOARD

I Gusti Bagus Rai Utama is the President of Dhyana Pura University Bali for the second period until 2027. He is a Professor in Tourism Business Management at the Faculty of Business, Tourism, Education, and Humanity.

DR. SIDHI BAYU TURKER | OFFICER DESIGNATE

Sidhi Bayu Turker is currently the Chair of the International Office at Dhyana Pura University.

THAILAND
MR. APICHA INSUWAN
| MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Apicha Insuwan is presently the President of Payap University in Thailand, which is affiliated with the Church of Christ in Thailand Foundation. Before being appointed as the president, Insuwan worked as the president’s assistant and made noteworthy contributions to various financial and assessment initiatives at Payap University.

INDIA
DR FR JOSEPH C C | MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Joseph C C is Vice Chancellor at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in May 2023, played a pivotal role in steering the institution toward excellence.

PHILIPPINES
DR. GISELA DA. LUNA
| MEMBER OF THE BOARD

KOREA
DR. DOSOUNG CHOI | MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Dosoung Choi is the President of Handong Global University. He served as a member of the Monetary Policy Board of the Bank of Korea, President of the Korea Securities Research Institute, and President of the Korean Finance Association. He also served as a professor at the State University of New York, a professor at Seoul National University, Vice President for Globalization at Handong Global University, and Vice President for International Affairs at Gachon University.