Annual General Meeting and DAJ Election Opening this Sunday!

Democrats Abroad Japan’s Annual General Meeting is taking place this Sunday April 18th at 2pm via WebEx! 

Please attend to learn about what the party does for you, and how you can advance and change it! While we usually have enough in person, this will be our first completely online Annual General Meeting (AGM). If you attend any meeting for Democrats Abroad Japan, this is the one! It is imperative to have at least twenty members in attendance for quorum to stay in compliance, so please attend this Sunday even if you can’t stay the whole time!

Date: Sunday, April 18th
Time: 2pm-4pm with 5pm extension if necessary. The meeting room opens from 1:30pm.
Place/Link: WebEx https://democratsabroad.webex.com/democratsabroad/e.php?MTID=mb74ebe20a5350b9802e91e0fe7dcf180
Password: dems
RSVP here: https://www.democratsabroad.org/annacostello/daj_annual_general_meeting_2021

This Sunday also marks the opening of the DAJ National Election. Ballots will be distributed online on that day as well, as well as statements from the candidates. The chair has allotted time for candidates to speak at the Annual General Meeting as well.

Thank for your nominations; here is the list of verified and confirmed candidates:

National Officer positions

  • Chair
    • Sarajean Rossitto
  • Vice Chair
    • Elliott I. Davis
  • Secretary
    • Dave Brauer
  • Treasurer
    • Ruth South McCreery
  • Counsel
    • Max Sternburg

Member-At-Large positions

  • Hokkaido
    • None
  • Eastern/Northern Honshu
    • None
  • Western/Southern Honshu
    • None
  • Shikoku
    • None
  • Kyushu/Okinawa
    • Raymond K. Terhune

DPCA Voting Representative

  • John A. Baumlin Jr.

Alternate DPCA Voting Representative

  • None

If you are interested in running for a position but missed the nomination position, you are welcomed to campaign, nominate yourself at the AGM, and/or run as a write-in candidate. For further election-related questions, please email the Nominations and Election committee at [email protected]


We hope to see you in attendance at the Annual General Meeting this Sunday April 18th at 2pm!