It’s election time for our 2015-2016 JETAA Rocky Mountain Board! We’re looking for motivated members who would like to be part of the team that creates cultural events, supports returned and soon-to-be JETs, and continues to build that bridge between the US and Japan. You’ll have an opportunity to connect with not only the RMJETAA and other Japanese communities in the Rocky Mountain area, but also to be a part of the extensive national network. We have plenty of opportunities for you to join the team! In general to be a board member you must be a JET Program alum and you must be able to attend a majority of board meetings (held once a month in the Denver area, generally on the 1st Sunday) either in person or via video chat.
The board positions are:
President: Run monthly meetings. Coordinate the work of Board Members in planning and executing events and support activities. Attend National and Regional Conferences and manage communication at the national level. Network within the Japanese American community and collaborate with other organizations.
Vice-President: Fill-in for President and assist with all functions of the organization.
Secretary: Maintain meeting minutes. Manage communication to member-base. Maintain member database and organization inventory. Maintain attendance at meetings and events.
Treasurer: Coordinate with the RMJETAA board members and plan the annual budget, breakdown the budget for each individual event, maintain the bank account, reimburse members as needed, make necessary maintenance / supplies purchases for the organization.
Events Coordinator: Lead in planning annual events, connect with community resources, and manage communication and promotion of events.
Webmaster: Manage digital and web-based assets, distribute digital announcements for events, provide technical training for Board Members, administrate web-based platforms.
If you would like to run for one of these positions, please fill out this form. Our election meeting will be held 10am, Sunday, March 29th at Common Ground Coffee in Downtown Denver. You must attend to be considered for the board. If you are unable attend in person but can join us via video chat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so you can get set up!
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