Fusako Ohta (President) is philanthropist, haiku writer, tap dancer, real estate investor and former gallerist (Cast Iron Gallery/SoHo). She has been a longtime supporter of LEIMAY as Shige worked at her SoHo gallery when he first arrived from Japan. Fusako joined the Board in 2022 as the President and contributes her deep cultural alignment with the leadership and vision of the organization. She has a comprehensive awareness of the non-profit and gallery landscape, and makes social and capital contributions to the development of LEIMAY.