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CJS Noon Lecture Series | Ann Arbor and Hikone: 50 years of Sister-City Relationship

Christopher Taylor, Mayor, City of Ann Arbor
Thursday, September 19, 2019
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall Map
Mayor Taylor and guests will discuss the history and importance of the Ann Arbor - Hikone Sister-City relationship, the AAPS-Hikone exchange program, and the August 2019 Goodwill Mission to Shiga and Hikone.

The guests include Hikone's beloved, popular mascot Hikonyan!

Mayor Taylor was elected in November 2014, after three terms representing the Third Ward on Ann Arbor City Council.

Professionally, Mayor Taylor is a corporate/commercial and estate planning attorney. He is a partner in the Ann Arbor law firm of Hooper Hathaway, where his practice focuses on the representation of local and regional businesses, individuals, and non-profits.

Mayor Taylor has earned four degrees from the University of Michigan. During his years at the University of Michigan, Mayor Taylor served as Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review and as president of the Inter-Cooperative Council, a 550-member housing cooperative.

Active in the community prior to holding elected office, Mayor Taylor has served on the Board of Directors of non-profits including 826michigan and FestiFools, and has performed with numerous local choirs and community theaters.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to us at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Ann Arbor, Asia, Japanese Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures