Our dedicated team of elected officers work to give NanKyu members the best possible JALT experience.

NanKyu Chapter Executive Board


Rachel Barington, Kumamoto

Membership Chair

Joel Hensley, Miyazaki


Robert Remmerswaal, Kumamoto

Program Chair

Branden Kirchmeyer, Kumamoto

Publicity Chair

Robert Dykes, Kumamoto

Nagasaki Representatives

Thom Rawson

Karen Masatsugu

Members-at-Large (Kumamoto)

Larry Xethakis

Paul Beaufait

Joe Tomei

Members-at-Large (Miyazaki)

Alan Simpson

Members-at-Large (Kagoshima)

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

At the Annual General Meeting,

  • Review of the past year's program, membership, and other goings-on

  • Vote for next year's officers

Officer Meetings

In accordance with the NanKyu Chapter Constitution, the Executive Board aims to meet several times during the year in order to effectively plan and make decisions regarding chapter operations. Meetings are open to all NanKyu JALT members, and agendas/minutes are available here.

The NanKyu JALT Executive Board will consider any suggestion or proposal submitted in writing by a NanKyu JALT member, and reply in writing upon request. (IV.6)


NanKyu Chapter Constitution