(b. 1947). 6th dan Aikikai. Aikido instructor. First taught by Stanley PRANIN in September 1974 in Monterey, California. Trained in IWAMA under Morihiro SAITO for eight months in 1980-81. Managing editor of AIKI NEWS from 1980-81. Served as secretary of AIKIDO ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA from August 1987 to 1990. Owner and chief instructor of a dojo in Oakland. East Bay Aikido, 1446 Leimert Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602 USA (415)531-0303.