Executives & Board Of Advisors

Some members have been serving the Board of Advisors to the International Uechi-ryu Karate Federation (IUKF) as far back as 1998.

George E. Mattson – Founder, Grand Master

Sensei Mattson is recognized as being a driving force for the development of Uechi-Ryu in the United States.  In August 2018, Sensei Mattson appointed Darin Yee as President of the IUKF.  While Sensei Mattson no longer participates in the administration of day-to-day IUKF operations, he continues advise the Board of Advisors and operates a IUKF-member-dojo in good standing

Board Of Advisors
Henry Thom – Chairman
Darin Yee – President
Ian Quitilen – Vice President, Rank and Promotions Administrator
Dan Maestas – Vice President, Dojo Administrator
Bruce Witherell – Titles Committee Director
Al Wharton – Oversight Committee Director
Andy Fink – Treasurer
Len Testa – Legal Advisor

International Representatives
Bermuda:  Al Wharton
Canada: David Mott
Cuba: Noslem M. Torres
Great Britain: Lee Adams & Al Wharton
Germany: Paul Kronschnabl, Renshi, Rokkudan Email: paul.kronschnabl@web.de