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JALT 2017 Special Election Results

Dear JALT members,

From Friday, November 17th at 5pm to Sunday, November 19th at 3:40pm, JALT members cast their votes anonymously at the JALT National Conference in Tsukuba. Additionally, exactly 30 votes were cast by mail from 15 letters that were sent to JALT Central Office on or before Thursday, November 16th, as per e-mail notification sent to the membership, as well as noted on the JALT.org website.

JALT Central Office Operations: November 2017

JALT Central Office will be closed from November 17th (Friday) through November 23rd (Thursday) due to the international conference.

Call for Nominations From the National Elections Committee Chair

The JALT Nominations and Elections Committee (hereafter NEC) would like to announce the special election for two national officer positions, the Auditor and Director of Public Relations, for approximately 1-year terms of office. Any member of JALT in good standing is eligible to be nominated for either position. Additionally, one may self-nominate. Submit nominations via this form: https://goo.gl/forms/FI1j7gVXMXMcoRQw2 or contact the NEC Chair, Christopher P. Madden, directly (email: nec at jalt.org).

Changes in Board of Directors

Joe Tomei, the JALT Auditor, resigned from his position on October 1, 2017. At the request of the Board of Directors, Aleda Krause has agreed to be the Acting Auditor in the interim.

Thomas E. Bieri, Director of Public Relations has also announced his resignation, effective December 1, 2017.

JALT2017 Full Schedule Online

The full schedule for JALT2017 is now available online. You can view scheduled presentations by day or content and context area, or search for specific presentations by name or keyword. Start here: JALT2017 schedule.