2017-2018 Board

JET Alumni Association Region 9, Texas and Oklahoma, hosted elections this spring, inviting platforms from interested and eligible candidates starting Feb 22, 2017 (announced via newsletter). On March 13, 2017, candidates and their platforms were announced and voting commenced using Survey Monkey. Voting closed on March 20, 2017. The following elected board representatives and vacancies … Continue reading 2017-2018 Board

A Foodie Newsletter Just for JET Alumni

The May mid-month newsletter will be all about food, celebrating a hot hot summer bounty with memories and recipes from our time in JET. We would love your participation, and there are two ways to contribute. First, your recipes! Eligible submissions: A recipe for something you personally made during JET, limited to 250 words. It doesn't … Continue reading A Foodie Newsletter Just for JET Alumni

Volunteers Needed: Japan Fest Booth, May 6-7, 2017

If you're a JET Alumni and you want to volunteer at our booth at Japan Festival Houston 2017,  May 6 or May 7, here's how: 1. Click the In It Live link: https://app.initlive.com/JE/bybejjzff9771i 2. Create an account for volunteers at Japan Fest by entering your first & last name, email address, and a password for … Continue reading Volunteers Needed: Japan Fest Booth, May 6-7, 2017

Houston Book Club Announcement

Houston has spoken! The books selected for the first Houston-area book club are, in order of month of suggested reading: July 2017:  Silence by Shusaku Endo September 2017:  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot November 2017: Our Land was a Forest by Kayano Shigeru January 2018: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz … Continue reading Houston Book Club Announcement