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The International Suzuki Association (ISA) was designated by Dr Suzuki as the sole authorised organisation which can grant rights to the use of his name and the terms ‘SUZUKI™’ and ‘SUZUKI METHOD’.

March 2022 ISA Board Meeting online

isa board march 2022

top row: Allen Lieb, Anke van der Bijl, Pam Brasch
middle row: Ryugo Hayano, Margaret Cooke, Christophe Bossuat
bottom row: Carey Beth Hockett, Therese Wirakesuma, Lan Ku Chen

Honorary Past-Presidents

Hiroko Suzuki *
Koji Toyoda
Mrs. Waltraud Suzuki *
Dr. Shinichi Suzuki *

Chief Executive Officer

Allen Lieb, USA

Board of Directors

Chair: Dr. Ryugo Hayano, Japan (TERI Representative)
Vice Chair & Treasurer: Pamela Brasch, USA (SAA Representative)
Secretary: Therese Wirakesuma, Indonesia (Member-at-Large)
Dr. Lan Ku Chen, Chair, Taiwan (ARSA Representative)
Anke van der Bijl, Netherlands (ESA Representative)
Margaret Cooke, New Zealand (PPSA Representative)
Carey Beth Hockett, USA (Member-at-Large)
Christophe Bossuat, France (Member-at-Large)

The position of Board Chair rotates among the different regions every two years, starting on 1 July.
* Deceased

International Suzuki Journal January 2022

suzuki world map 3

 Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA)
America (North and South)

European Suzuki Association (ESA)
Europe, Middle East and Africa

At a special ISA Board Meeting held June 27, 2014, the ISA board voted to revoke the name
agreement with 
the Asia Suzuki Association and to terminate its membership in the ISA.
The Asia Geographic Region is presently under reorganization, and is currently operating as 
 Asia Region Suzuki Association (ARSA)
Asia (except Japan)

Talent Education Research Institute (TERI)
Pan-Pacific Suzuki Association (PPSA)
Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands

 ISA Policy for Regional Associations
The ESA is one of four Regional Associations within the ISA which have been granted the rights to coordinate and develop the Suzuki Method throughout their area. 

Suzuki™ Name Agreement

ISA Name Agreement adopted 27 June 2014 b

The ESA has, in turn, been given rights to grant sub-licenses to National Associations within their region. 
Only qualified teachers who are members of National Suzuki Associations have the legal right to call themselves 'SUZUKI™ teachers'.