Members

Brief introduction to chairperson, etc.. Photo, name and perhaps the role they play for FSFA or notable events they've participated in.

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Peter Patterson
Chairperson
ptpatterson@optusnet.com.au
Peter is FSFA's long standing Chairperson with a deep love of all things about Japan. He has worked tirelessly for nearly 20 years to promote the sister city relationship throughout Frankston and the greater Melbourne. He has also established strong links with the Japanese Community in Melbourne. Peter has travelled to Japan many times and loves showing others the special parts of the country.


Simon Hast
Vice Chairperson
Simon first travelled to Japan in 1995 and was blown away by the sights and sounds of this amazing country, plus the generosity and hospitality of its people. His involvement in FSFA helps to maintain and promote contact with the Japanese language and culture.


Committee Members


Julie D'Arcy
hijulie@live.com.au 

Julie was the first exchange student to Susono in 1983. She has kept in contact with her host families and taken her own family - including her four children - to Japan many times.

Therese Sakamoto
therese_sakamoto@yahoo.com.au 

Therese is a Japanese teacher who completed her student exchange to Susono in 1986. After 30 years she has maintained a strong connection to the city and thinks of Susono as her "second home"!