We Are Your OkiAJET Council

Chair: Alaura Dupuis

Hi OkiJETs! My name is Alaura, and I will be serving as chair for this upcoming year. I am a 3rd year, and primarily work in the Urasoe area. In my free time, I enjoy trying new restaurants, sightseeing, hiking, onsen, and annoying my friends with bad jokes. If you ever have any comments, questions, or concerns please feel free to reach out!

Treasurer: Erik Peterson

Haisai OkiJET’s I’m Erik and I will be the treasurer this year. I am a third year JET in Ogimi, a little town up north on the main island. I enjoy long walks on the beach, fried chicken, and chu-hai’s. Thank you!

Event Coordinator: Samantha Kwok

Haisai OkiJETs! My name is Samantha, I’ll be your Event Coordinator for the 2021-2022 year. My hobby is anything food related: eating, baking, cooking, mostly eating lol. If you have any suggestions on events you’d like to see us do, feel free to reach out.

OkiAJET Representatives: Jenna Pontes-Borje

Aloha! I’m Jenna and one of your Representatives (2021-2022) here in Okinawa! I am a Hawaii JET (Chee-hoo!) currently in my third year and working in Okinawa City! My hobbies include drawing, playing video games, eating, Martial Arts, going to Starbucks (a lot), and sleeping. If you have any questions that need to be answered, please feel free to contact the benevolent council or me! I promise I don’t bite!
I look forward to meeting all of you!

OkiAJET Representative: John Wilkin

Haisai OkiJet’e I’m John and I will be a representative this year. I am a third year JET in Miyakojima, a popular summer vacation hotspot an hour flight from Naha. I enjoy seeing sea turtles graze on seaweed and helping my students. Thank you!

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