This webinar covesr the goals and requirements of the Chapter Grant program, the support available from USJETAA and Sasakawa USA, and the application process. There will be time to ask questions and discuss ideas that chapters are considering at the end.
This is the fifth year that USJETAA and Sasakawa USA have partnered to offer a competitive minigrant program for JETAA chapters and subchapters. This program provides opportunities for the JET alumni associations to organize events and activities on U.S.-Japan relations in their regions.
Join other JETAA chapter leaders for a moderated video discussion on how JETAA chapters have been impacted by the COVID crisis. Share how your chapter is changing to utilize virtual platforms, your struggles, ideas, and advice for this in the new situation. This is an informal opportunity to come together and support each other
Recordings for this webinar are not publicly available, but if you are a JETAA officer please contact director[at]usjetaa.org to request a copy of the recordings.
This webinar covered the essential parts of running a small JETAA chapter – including guidance on developing a “national mindset,” utilizing existing national resources, and collaborating with one another and US JETAA to identify and address collective issues. This webinar gives chapter leadership the tools to make decisions and handle key issues. The webinar is for chapter leaders but anyone who is interested may join!
Presenters are Megan Deville (President, JETAA Mid-South), Simon Spadaro-Bliss (Activity Chair,
This webinar covers one of the most essential parts of running your JETAA chapter – BYLAWS! Bylaws are the guiding document that provides a roadmap on how to run your chapter, make decisions, and handle issues. This webinar will cover the purpose of bylaws, key things to consider, when/how to update your bylaws, and more. We will also discuss election best practices and how to include them in your bylaws. The webinar is for chapter leaders and aspiring leaders.
Join USJETAA to learn how JET Alumni Chapters go through the 501c3 process. Our speakers will go over the pros and cons to obtaining 501c3 status, provide key recommendations for things to prepare in advance, and discuss any lessons they learned along the way.
Brenda McKinney (Hyogo, 2006-2009) was most recently the president of JETAANY. From 2009 to the present, she has also been involved with JETAA chapters in New England,