Motions and Documentation for 2019 Ordinary General Meeting

To: All Japan Association of Translators (JAT) Members

I would like to invite you to the Japan Association of Translators' Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) to be held on June 29, 2019 at Cairns Convention Centre.

Date and time of OGM: Saturday, June 29, 2019, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Place of OGM: Room 2 CCC, Cairns Convention Centre, Cnr Wharf & Sheridan Street, Cairns 4870 Queensland, Australia

As promised, the documents to be presented and voted on in the OGM are now available on the JAT website. Please take the time to review these carefully before the meeting.

If you cannot attend the OGM or may arrive after 16:30, PLEASE submit an absentee ballot or appoint another member or the attending auditor as a proxy. The proxy form normally takes no longer than 1 minute to complete. Forms must be submitted no later than 21:00 JST on June 26, 2019.

Proxy form: (login required)
Absentee ballot form: (login required)

Documents (*indicates approval required by members at the OGM)

1. FY 2018 Business report* Doc 1
2. FY 2018 Financial statements and Auditors' report on validity of financial documents* (Doc 2-1: Financial statements; Doc 2-2: Balance sheet; Doc 2-3: Auditors' report)
3. Officers and Officers-elect for approval* Doc 3
4. FY 2019 Business Plan* Doc 4
5. FY 2019 Budget* Doc 5

I look forward to seeing you there.


Tony Atkinson, JAT President

Note: If you are unable to attend the OGM, you are strongly urged to use the online forms below for voting or appointing a proxy because Article 26 of the Teikan (Articles of Incorporation) states that the OGM will not be legally valid unless at least one-tenth of all members are present.

Proxy form: (login required)
Absentee ballot form: (login required)