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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’.

2021 ISA Board Meeting online

ISA Board October 2021

Screenshot from the ISA Board of Directors Meeting October 2021 via Zoom - across 23 time zones
top row: Allen Lieb (CEO), Simon Griffiths (PPSA),Pamela Brasch (SAA)
middle row:  Christophe Bossuat (At Large Director), Ryugo Hayano (TERI), Carey Beth Hockett (At Large Director)
bottom row:  Therese Wirakesuma (At Large Director), Anke van der Bijl (ESA) Lan Ku Chen (ARSA)

Chief Executive Officer

Allen Lieb, USA

Board of Directors

Dr. Ryugo Hayano, Chair, Japan (TERI Representative)
Pamela Brasch, Treasurer, USA (SAA Representative)
Simon Griffiths, Secretary, New Zealand (PPSA Representative)
Dr. Lan Ku Chen, Taiwan (ARSA Representative)
Anke van der Bijl, Netherlands (ESA Representative)
Carey Beth Hockett, USA (At Large Director)
Christophe Bossuat, France (At Large Director)
Therese Wirakesuma, Indonesia (At-Large Director)

* The position of Chair rotates between the different regions of the world every two years, starting on 1st July.

International Suzuki Journal June 2021

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'.