MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

The Japan America Society is dedicated to strengthening the ties of friendship between the Japanese people and the people of the Greater Detroit and Windsor area. It is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization with membership open to individuals, organizations and corporations. The Society organizes a roster of events that includes a monthly meeting of representatives of local American and Japanese businesses and local organizations, symposiums, cultural presentations and recreational and social outings.

The Society is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and an Executive Committee.
Serving as Officers are:
 

Honorary Chairmen:


Rick Snyder
Governor State of Michigan
http://www.michigan.gov/snyder


Mitsuhiro Wada
Consul General of Japan
http://www.detroit.us.emb-japan.go.jp/


Douglas George
Consul General of Canada
http://can-am.gc.ca/detroit/


Chairman:

Michael Fetters

https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/japanese-family-health-program

Vice Chairmen:

Dennis Archer
http://www.dickinson-wright.com


Chuck Little
http://www.inoac.co.jp


Shinichi Yasui
http://www.toyota.com


Yoshiyuki Fujita

http://www.toyodagosei.com

Roy Verstraete
http://www.anchorlamina.com


Treasurer:

Makoto Fujimoto
http://www.plantemoran.com


Assistant Treasurer:

David Roden
http://www.53.com


Secretary:

Izumi Suzuki
http://www.suzukimyers.com


President:

Liseann Gouin
http://us-japan-canada.org

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Download Membership Form (PDF)


AMBASSADOR $8,000: Ambassador membership benefits

  • Up to 15 representatives
  • Complimentary Annual Dinner Corporate Table; with introduction
  • Guaranteed reservation privileges Board of Directors membership opportunity
  • Corporate Executive profile on JAS Website Acknowledgement in Society publications
  • Invitation-only limited events

DIPLOMAT $5,000: Diplomat Membership Benefits

  • Up to 15 representatives
  • Complimentary Annual Dinner for two people with introduction
  • Guaranteed reservation privileges Board of Directors membership opportunity
  • Corporate Executive profile on JAS Website Acknowledgement in Society publications
  • Invitation-only limited events

GRAND $3,000: Grand Membership benefits

  • Up to 12 representatives Board of Directors membership opportunity
  • Corporate Executive profile on JAS Website Acknowledgement in Society publications
  • Invitation-only limited events

PATRON $1,500: Patron Membership Benefits

  • Up to 8 representatives
  • Board of Directors membership opportunity
  • Corporate Executive profile on JAS Website Acknowledgement in Society publications

CORPORATE $1000: Corporate Membership Benefits

  • Up to 3 representatives
  • Board of Directors position

REGULAR $500: Regular Membership Benefits

  • Up to 2 representatives

SPONSOR $375:  Sponsor Membership Benefits

  • First year only introductory membership
  • One representative

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP $200: Individual Membership Benefits

  • Allows people without corporate affiliation or working at a University, school, government office or non-profit organization to attend JAS events

Download Membership Form (PDF)