Mr. Ishizu is a graduate of
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1982. He is also a
graduate from the Department of Defense Executive Leadership
Development Program, 2002.
Mr. Ishizu started his
professional career after completing college, working as a
nuclear stress analyst for EDS Nuclear in San Francisco, CA. He
did extensive work on nuclear safety systems for the Duke Power
Company nuclear plants.
He started his federal civil
service career as a general engineer in the Facilities
Management Department for Naval Station Mare Island in Vallejo,
California. He oversaw the maintenance and repairs of the
support facilities, was the installation project engineer for a
MCON barracks project and developed energy conservation
strategies for the installation.
He then moved overseas to Fleet
Activities, Sasebo Japan in 1985 as the Technical Support Branch
Manager. In 1988, he became the 1st Facilities
Planning Manager and developed a comprehensive planning and real
estate team. During his time in Sasebo, over $1.5 billion in
new facilities were planned and constructed, major real estate
transactions enacted, and provided facilities support for major
force structure increases.
Mr. Ishizu moved to Commander,
Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) in May 2003 to become the Base
Development and Real Estate Business Line Manager. His business
line was responsible for Japan and Diego Garcia and managed the
Government of Japan¡¯s Host Nation Facilities Improvement
Program, Special Projects Program, MCON Program and Host Nation
Real Estate, which account for over $200M in construction and
recapitalization projects for the CNFJ region annually. He also
represented the USN as a member of the Facilities Subcommittee
of the Joint Committee between the Government of Japan and the
Mr. Ishizu moved to Naval
Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific in Sept 2005 and is
currently the Mid Pacific Division Director with planning
responsibilities for the State of Hawaii and the Territory of
Mr. Ishizu was selected as the
Officer in Charge of Construction Far East Engineer of the Year
(under 36 category) in 1987 and 1989.
Mr. Ishizu is a registered
professional engineer in the state of California.