Dear JAT Members,

The 2018 JAT Board Election will officially start from June 8, 2018 (0:00:00 JST). Please take the time to vote and choose those who will help run JAT for the next two years.

This year we have 4 people running for director to fill 6 possible director openings, and 1 person running to fill 1 auditor opening.

Please use the following link to cast your vote. (You need to login as a member.)

Election voting form: https://jat.org/form/election-2018

You may vote for no more than 4 directors and no more than 1 auditor. If you wish to vote for none of them, you can submit a blank ballot. Keep in mind that, as stated in the JAT Bylaws, the candidates receiving at least ten percent of the total number of votes will be declared elected.

You have until 14 June 2018 (22:00:00 JST) to cast your vote.

Please check the candidacy statements the election forum before casting your votes.

Candidacy Statements: https://jat.org/news/jat-2018-elections

Election forum: https://jat.org/forums/viewforum/47/

If you have election questions, please contact [email protected]

We'll announce the winners via email and this forum on June 20. We'll then ratify the votes with a show of hands at JAT's 2018 Ordinary General Meeting (OGM). The OGM will be held on Saturday, June 30, following the first day of IJET-29 sessions, from 17:15 to 18:15 in Tower C, Room C3/C4, Grand Front Osaka.

Please note that you do not need to register for IJET to attend the JAT OGM.

Grand Front Osaka: https://kc-space.jp/conference/rooms/c04.html

For more details on IJET-29: https://ijet.jat.org/

Thank you for taking the time to exercise your vote.

Sincerely,

2018 JAT Election Committee

Marian Kinoshita (Chair)

Yumeko Futaki

Ben Tompkins