AGREEMENT OF AKITA JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY 日本語
Capter 1 Name and Office
This association shall be called Akita America-Japan Society.
The office of this association shall be place in Akita City.
Chapter 2 Objectives and Works
The objectives of this association are to deepen the mutual understanding
between the Japanese People and the American people and to enhance the
mutual friendship throgh cultural and ennomic exchange.
In oder to accomplish its purpose,this association shall the following
1.Open a meeting of opinion exchange when distinguished persons visit Akita.
2.Enhance the mutual friendship between Japan and America by cooperating
with organizations having the same objectives.
3.Enlighten the members by studying and America.
4.Welcome various American organization when they visit Akita3
Chapter 3 Membership
The members of this association shall, in principle,be either Japanese
or American citizens.
Application to membership can be done at any time.Admission shall be approved
by the board of directors.
The membership of this association is classified into the following two
2.Cooperate membership(inclusive of groups)
This association dose not refuse withdrawal from the membership for those
who with to withdraw or those who have not paid membership fee for more
than two years.However,the withdrawal must be approved by board of directors.
Chapter 4 Board of Directors
This association shall have the board of directors consisting of the following
1.No more than twenty board members and two auditors.
2.One president,no more than five vice-presidents,one managing director,and
one office manager shall be elected by mutual vote in the board of directors.
The board of directors and auditors shall be determined by the general
meeting.The term shall be two years,but reappointment is not impeded.
The President shall call the general meeting and the board meeting and also presides at these meetings.If the president is unable to attend the meeting,the senior vice president shall preside at the meeting on behalf of the president.
The decision of the board meeting shall be determined by majority of the
attendees(inclusive of letters of attorney).
Chapter 5 Honorary Presidents and Counselors
Honorary presidents and counselors may be nominated.They shall be selected
by the decision of the general meeting.
Chapter 6 General Meeting
This association holds an annual general meeting once a year.It may hold
extra general meetings by the request of Board meeting.
The decision in the general meeting shall be determined by majority of
the attendees(inclusive of letters of attorney).
Chapter 7 Accounting
The revenue of this association shall depend on the followings:
1.Annual membership fees of the members
2.Donation from members and other persons
The fisical year of this association shall begin on April 1 and end on
march 31 of the following year.The membership fees,however,must be paid
by the end of September.
The board of directors must settle accounts prior to the general meeting,and
it must be approved at the general meeting.
Chapter 8 Addendum
Membership fee shall be more than one unit for individual membership and
more than two units for cooperative membership where one unit corresponds
These articles shall be effective on the day of foundation general meeting