JETAANC leaders met with officials visiting from CLAIR’s Tokyo headquarters at the end of January. It was a good and friendly exchange of ideas. Many exciting things are on the horizon for the JET Program and JETAA. Find out how you can get involved by visiting http://jetaanc.org/activities!
When a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan’s Tohoku region on March 11, 2011 (known as “3-11”), JET alumni around the world rallied to help with relief and recovery efforts. JETAA USA established a national 3-11 Relief Fund that raised $75,000. JETAANC and JETAA chapters across the U.S. raised an additional $360,000 through a wide
Please take a few minutes to fill out this important survey examining the feasibility of creating a national JETAA organization. The survey is part of a serious initiative that could result in great benefits for you and other alumni across the U.S. I appreciate your time on it! Thanks, Mark Frey, Vice President, JETAANC Dear
A nice report on the 2013 JET Alumni Association National Conference is now available in JETAANY’s newsletter, JQ: http://jetwit.com/wordpress/2013/10/21/jq-magazine-2013-jetaa-national-conference-in-minneapolis-recap/ JETAANC sent Mark Frey, JETAANC Vice President (Kumamoto 2002-06), and Xander Peterson, JET Program Coordinator in San Francisco (Miyazaki 2009-12), to represent our chapter proudly. As you can see from the report, many exciting things are happening
The new issue of the official JETAANC newsletter, Pacific Bridge, is now available. The theme of this issue is “Japan in Your Neighborhood,” celebrating the many Japanese things in our area. Read it online here. In this issue you will: Find local opportunities to celebrate Japanese New Year, watch Kabuki, and eat mind-blowing sushi Catch