Executive Committee Members
Interested in being part of the board or getting involved more? Below is a list of the positions still available for the 2019-2020 term. Reach out to us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Junior Treasurer is a one year position that eventually leads to the two-year treasurer position. The Junior Treasurer will shadow the treasurer and learn the role. They will also help with paperwork and any other tasks delineated by the treasurer.
The Secretary is responsible for taking minutes during board meetings and monthly member meetings. The Secretary also edits the minutes, sends them to the board for approval and to the JET Program Coordinators at the Consulate General of Japan in Chicago for record keeping.
The Marketing Coordinator handles JETAA Chicago’s presence on and offline. This includes social media posts, the monthly newsletter, website content, and event collateral. Helping promote Japan-related content to the community and returning the favor for others is key to maintaining visibility and strong communal ties.
The Networking Coordinator works to connect alumni with each other and with opportunities in the area. Promoting networking both within the group and with outside groups by creating events such as “meishi exchanges” and collaborating with Japanese organizations in the area.
The Philanthropy Coordinator is responsible for fundraising efforts for JETAA Chicago. This includes soliciting donations, planning fundraisers, and working with the treasurer to ensure JETAA Chicago sends thank you letters and maintains relationships with donors. The Philanthropy Coordinator would also work with other board members to ensure that the annual Shinnenkai is a successful fundraiser.