To: All Japan Association of Translators (JAT) Members

You are invited to the Japan Association of Translators’ Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) to be held in Tokyo, Japan, at 15:45 on June 24, 2017.

Proposed motions and supporting documentation will be available for your review on the JAT website beginning on June 13, 2017.


1. FY 2016 Business report

2. FY 2016 Financial statements

3. Auditors’ report on validity of financial documents

4. Officers and Officers-elect for approval

5. FY 2017 Business Plan

6. FY 2017 Budget

7. Amendment of Teikan (Articles 26 and 54)

8. Other Business

A member who is unable to attend a General Meeting for unavoidable reasons may vote in writing or by electronic means on the matters notified in advance, or may delegate the voting to another member as proxy (Article 28 of the JAT Teikan, and JAT Bylaws Section V (2)). Ballots and proxy forms will be available on the JAT website beginning on June 13.

Date and time of OGM: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 15:45-16:30

Place of OGM: International Conference Room, International Exchange Building, National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, 3-1 Yoyogi Kamizono-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0052

Please don’t forget that the JAT Board of Directors Election is now underway. JAT members in good standing will be able to vote and cast their officer election ballot online from June 4 to June 10.

I look forward to seeing you in Tokyo.


Benjamin Tompkins, JAT President