Pan Pacific Suzuki Association

A Member of the International Suzuki Association


International  Suzuki Association

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’.


Professor Koji Toyoda, Japan

Co-Chief Executive Officers (Interim)

Paul Landefeld, USA
Allen Lieb, USA

Board of Directors

Yasuki Nakamura*, Chair, Australia
(PPSA representative)
Martin Rüttimann, Vice-Chair, Switzerland
(ESA representative)
Pamela Brasch, Treasurer, USA
(SAA representative)
Etsuko Suehiro, Japan
(TERI representative)until Nov. 30, 2016**
Lan Ku Chen, Indonesia
(ASA representative)
Julia Breen, Secretary, Australia
Hiroko Driver Lippman, USA
Pat Razzano, USA

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

The world is divided into the following regions:


Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA)

European Suzuki Association (ESA)

Asian Suzuki Association (ASA)

Talent Education Research Institute - Japan (TERI)


Pan Pacific Suzuki Association (PPSA)