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2016 Annual Meeting & Nabe Party

It’s time to elect a board for 2016-17 at our Annual Meeting. We will hold elections and discuss our plans and goals for the next year. Afterwards we will reward ourselves with a delicious nabe lunch!

When: Sunday, March 20th
10am-1pm: elections and meeting
1pm-4pm: Nabe potluck
Where: Lakewood, CO

The meeting will be held at a private home in Lakewood, and space is limited, so if you are interested in coming to the meeting, the nabe potluck, or both, please RSVP here.

We are also asking for $5 per attendee to help us cover the food  costs, but we promise you will get more than your money’s worth in yummy yummy nabe.

Hope to see you there!

2016-17 Board Elections – Call for Platforms!

It’s election time! We’re looking for motivated members who would like to be part of the 2016-17 JETAA Rocky Mountain board, a team that creates cultural events, supports past, present and future JET Program participants, and continues to build that bridge between the US and Japan. You’ll have an opportunity to connect with not only with local JET alums and other Japanese communities, but also to be a part of the extensive national network.

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 2nd Sunday) either in-person or via video chat.

If you would like to run for elections to hold office on the JETAA Rocky Mountain Board, you must submit a platform. Platforms will be posted to the JETAARM website. All Alumni residing in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming are eligible. You must also have your information up to date in our database. If you submit a platform, the JETAARM secretary will ask you by email to submit a a photo. Platforms must be submitted by February 21st, 2016. If you have additional questions please email the secretary, Adam Lisbon, at secretary@jetaarockymountain.org

Click Here to Submit Your Platform!

Please be aware that our bylaws require candidates to be present at the Annual Meeting in March. The annual meeting is held in Denver, CO, and is scheduled for Sunday, March 20th at 10am.

Additional Info and Links:
JETAARM membership signup
JETAARM bylaws
Descriptions of positions from the Bylaws

2015-2016 RMJETAA Board Elections

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 webmaster@jetaarockymountain.org so you can get set up!

Here are the submitted platforms: (link if embedding isn’t working)

RMJETAA Board Elections 2014: We Need You!

JETAA Rocky Mountain needs you!

It’s the time of transitioning for our Board Members.  This year is especially important as most of our long-term Board Members are stepping down due to exciting life changes.  So this is your chance to “career up” and get involved!  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!

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.

Events Coordinator: Lead in planning annual events, connect with community resources, and manage communication and promotion of events.

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.

Please contact president@jetaarockymountain.org for more information.  If you would like to run for one or more of these positions, please submit your platform to the above e-mail address.  Your submission will consist of a paragraph of why you are running for the position and what you would like to accomplish.  We will hold our elections meeting on Sunday, May 4th at 10AM at Common Grounds in Denver.

RSVP FOR THE MAY 4TH ELECTIONS MEETING HERE

(Based on attendance the location of the meeting may change.  Please RSVP by April 27th so we can contact you if necessary)