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Chief Administrative Director

The Reverend Michiyo Iwasaki

The Administrative Office is headed by the Chief Administrative Director (Kyomu Socho) who was appointed to a renewable four-year term by the Spiritual Leader through an advisory committee. He assists the Spiritual Leader and bears responsibility for the overall administration of Konkokyo organization. The current Chief Administrative Director is Rev. Michiyo Iwasaki who has held this position since 2020. He became a Konkokyo minister in 1984, head minister of Konko church of Shizuoka in 2001.

Administrative Offices

Konkokyo is registered with the Japanese government as a religious corporation. The Konkokyo organization (Kyodan) is run by the Konkokyo Headquarters' Administrative Office (Konkokyo Hombu Kyocho). It is located in a tall, modern building at the Konkokyo Headquarters.
The Administrative Office consists of the following departments:

  1. General Affairs Department
  2. Outreach Department
  3. Financial Department
  4. Worship Hall Affairs Department

These departments are headed by department and section heads who are all Konkokyo ministers. There are also a number of committees which participate in the administration of the Konkokyo organization. The Administrative Office plans and executes Konkokyo's propagation, religious, and social activities. They oversee Konkokyo churches, regional offices and centers, and other facilities. They also manage Konkokyo's personnel, finances, and properties.

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