Ms. Stacy Yleizah from the FSM Department of Foreign Affairs with new JICA volunteers Ms. Mitsuko Mori, Mr. Toshiaki Sugiura, and Dr. Kazuhide Okada.
The new volunteers are dispatched to the College of Micronesia (COM)-FSM. Located at the Cooperative Research Extension (CRE) Division is Ms. Mitsuko Mori. Previously, Ms. Mori was a nutritionist at Social Insurance Shiga Hospital for thirty-one years and for the last five years she was an instructor at a nursing school before starting her work at COM-FSM as a Nutritionist. Mr. Toshiaki Sugiura will also work at the CRE Division to support Agricultural Product Processing. Mr. Sugiura was a former high school teacher in Nagano Prefecture for thirty-five years before beginning his post at COM-FSM. Lastly, dispatched to the Division of Trade and Technology (T&T) is Dr. Kazuhide Okada, whom will assist in Telecommunications. His past experiences include working at IBM Japan Incorporated Laboratory and Toyota Motor Corporation for product development.