Staff and Associates

Pacific Forum Senior Staff

Ralph A. Cossa, President

Mr. Cossa sits on the boards of numerous foreign relations organizations throughout the Asia-Pacific region.  As a recognized expert on U.S./Asia-Pacific foreign relations and policy, Mr. Cossa joins conferences for political,  economic, military, and business leaders in countries around the world.


Brad Glosserman, Executive Director

Mr. Glosserman oversees all Pacific Forum programs and activities. Mr. Glosserman is coeditor of Comparative Connections.  He is coauthor, with Scott Snyder, of The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash (Columbia University Press, 2015), author of dozens of monographs on U.S. foreign policy and Asian security relations. He was an editorial writer at the Japan Times.


Carl W. Baker, Director of Programs

Mr. Baker is the coeditor of Comparative Connections and directs Pacific Forum programs on security cooperation and security architecture in the Asia Pacific. He has extensive experience as a foreign policy and political affairs analyst having lived and worked for extended periods in Korea, Japan, and the Philippines. Previously, he was a faculty member at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.

Pacific Forum Staff

Georgette Almeida, Executive Assistant
Joni Lynne Celiz
, Development Officer
Jesslyn Cheong, Program Officer/Administrative Assistant
Ellise Fujii, Director of Public Relations and Development
Julia Cunico Gardner, Director Young Leaders Program
Brooke Mizuno, Director of Grants Management and Institutional Support
David Santoro, Senior Fellow, Nuclear Policy
Radford Sagarang, Accounting/Personnel Specialist
Mari Skudlarick, Program Manager

Pacific Forum Interns

Julian Juarez, Intern

Pacific Forum Resident Fellows

Akira Igata, Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellow
Petra Kubalkova, Young Leaders Fellow
Jessica Lee, WSD-Handa Fellow
Woojin Lee, Kelly Fellow
Maile Plan, Vasey Fellow
Crystal Pryor, Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellow


Counselors/Presidents Emeritus 

James A. Kelly, Former President, Pacific Forum CSIS
Amos A. Jordan, Former President, Pacific Forum CSIS
L. R. Vasey, Founder and Senior Advisor for Policy

Senior Associates/Adjunct Fellows 

Bruni Bradley, US Navy (Ret.)
Vivian Brailey Fritschi, ISN Editor, International Relations and Security Network
Bonnie Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia, Freeman Chair in China Studies and Senior Associate, Pacific Forum
Donald G. Gross, Albright Stonebridge Group
Richard Halloran, Freelance Journalist, Former NY Times Correspondent
Ronald J. Hays, Former Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command
John Hemmings, Adjunct Fellow
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi, Adjunct Fellow
William Lee Howell, World Economic Forum, Geneva
Michael Ying-Mao Kau, Former Deputy Foreign Minister Taiwan
Tomoko Kiyota, Adjunct Fellow
Mihoko Matsubara, Adjunct Fellow
Tara O, Asia Policy Specialist
Torkel Patterson, President, Group Pacific International
Linda Paul, Esq., Ocean Law and Policy Institute
Junbeom Pyon, Adjunct Fellow
Christopher Sigur, Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco
Paul J. Smith, Naval War College
Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
H.C. Stackpole, President Emeritus, APCSS
Susan E. Stahl, Senior Associate, U.S. Department of State (Ret.)
Qinghong Wang, Former Vasey Fellow

Pacific Forum Founder and Senior Advisor L.R. Vasey (seated, right) with Pacific Forum CSIS staff and fellows.