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The Great Lakes Chapter of the JET Alumni Association (JETAA) is over 15 years old. We have elections in March and currently have nine elected officers. We represent JET Program alumni in Michigan and Ohio.

Our chapter benefits greatly from the strong and vibrant Japanese community in Michigan and Ohio, which is supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit. The Great Lakes Chapter is partnering with these valuable resources to give members the opportunity to fulfill their yearnings for Japanese culture and to offer their own experiences to grow the community.

Our full acronym stands for “The Great Lakes Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Alumni Association.”

For more information, please visit the Great Lakes JETAA Facebook Group.

To register as a member of Great Lakes JETAA, please click here.

Meeting Minutes

November 13, 2022

October 17, 2022

August 21, 2022

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February 27, 2022

January 2, 2022

December 12, 2021

November 14, 2021

October 17, 2021

September 12, 2021

August 15, 2021

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June 27, 2021

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March 28, 2021

February 21, 2021


Our current by-laws were ratified on April 7, 2020. You can view them here.