JETAA USA Country Rep Elections – March 9th

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Are you interested in becoming a 2016-17 JETAA USA Country Representative? Submit your application for candidacy today!

The term for serving JETAA USA as a CR is one year and is determined by a vote of all chapters. There are three CR positions available for 2016-17. The requirements for candidacy can also be found in Article IX (pg 6) of the JETAA USA Bylaws.

All candidates must submit a platform by March 9 (Wednesday), 2016 in order to be considered. These can be submitted to Jessyca Livingston, Elections Officer, as an email attachment to: elections@jetaausa.com
Any incomplete, falsified, or late platforms will not be considered.

A platform consists of 4 total pieces. These items are also outlined and available on the CR Elections webpage of our JETAA USA website. All platform items will be posted to the public JETAA USA website as that will be the online resource used to present this year’s candidates:

  1. Written platform (Microsoft Word)- this should not exceed two written pages; examples are on the jetaausa.com website (About JETAA >> Current Country Reps >> select any of the current CR’s landing pages)
  2. Headshot of the candidate (jpg)
  3. Chapter Endorsement form (PDF) – this form requires signatures from chapter officers for the chapter where the candidate served as an officer form
  4. Financial Endorsement form (PDF)- this form requires signatures from chapter officers from the chapter that the candidate is currently a member of

Voting is scheduled to open on March 16 and close on March 30th, 2016. The elected CRs will be announced on April 1st, 2016. For more information regarding the CR position, you can refer to the JETAA USA Bylaws and the CR Job Description.

If you’d like to discuss the CR position, you are welcome to reach out to any of our Advisory Board members and/ or current CRs. If you have questions regarding the election procedures, please direct those to Jessyca Livingston at elections@jetaausa.com

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.