President, Pacific Northwest JET Alumni Association
Gunma Prefecture, 2012–2016
The Pacific Northwest JET Alumni Association (PNWJETAA) was thrilled to welcome Executive Director of USJETAA Bahia Simons-Lane (Gunma, 2005-2007) to Seattle in early March. During these early days on the cusp of the pandemic, we had no idea that the world would change so much, or that the Leadership Program would ...READ MORE »
By Mari Rueter, President of JETAA Alaska.
Mari is a former Tokushima JET (2009-2014) and is the new president for JETAA Alaska. She works at a local engineering company as a document production specialist. When she isn’t busy collecting the latest Hello Kitty goods or training for triathlons, she is out and about in Anchorage checking out local events.
At the end of ...READ MORE »
By Monica Yuki
USJETAA supports the JET Program in many capacities to strengthen the future of the program, the alumni, and maintain the bond between the U.S. and Japan. Through the Leadership Program, USJETAA visits alumni chapters in the U.S. to offer support and moderate some chapter discussions. In February 2019, USJETAA Board Member, Monica Yuki, had the opportunity to visit ...READ MORE »
On December 14, 2018, USJETAA Board Chair Paige Cottingham-Streater visited the JET Alumni Association of Hawaii and spoke at an “The Japan-U.S. Alliance: What is Your Role?” event hosted by the Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH).
Ms. Paige Cottingham-Streater, who is the Secretary-General of the U.S. CULCON Panel, Executive Director of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC), Executive ...READ MORE »
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