To: All Members, Japan Association of Translators (JAT)

I would like to invite you to the Japan Association of Translators' Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) to be held online on Sunday, June 21, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 pm JST.

Place of OGM: Online via Zoom (more details here; login required)

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.

This OGM will conducted entirely online; therefore, we ask that whether or not you can attend the OGM, 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 20, 2020.

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

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

1. FY 2019 Business report* Doc 1
2. FY 2019 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 2020 Business Plan* Doc 4
5. FY 2020 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)