National J-Link Directory

Below are JET alumni representing different fields, companies and groups ready to connect with you! This directory will be available until September 1st, 2021. Members are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

If you would like to be listed, please check our information page.

Here are some of the industries represented by our J-Link members:
International Exchange/International Education, Language Services (Translation / Interpretation), Higher Education Administration, Entrepreneur, U.S. – Japan Nonprofit, Government/Foreign Service, Business / Corporation, Media, Cultural Groups and more!

Note: Those National J-Link Members with an ( * ) after their JETAA chapter, attended the Industry Networking Happy Hour on 9/26.

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Business Info

Emily was a Hokkaido JET from 1993-1996. She is an experienced career counselor and coach, with 15 years of experience, both at universities and in private practice.  She holds an M.A. in counseling, with an emphasis on career development.  She spent her first few post-JET years without a career path, and aims to ease that burden for others who have lived overseas. In addition to her degrees, Emily is a Myers-Briggs Master Practitioner, and is certified in the Strong Interest Inventory career assessment and the StrengthsFinder assessment.  She calls Denver home, but is delighted to work with clients all over the world.

Categories: Career Counseling, Entrepreneur
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Photo of Chad Frisk (He/Him)
ALT, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, 2008-2013 PNWJETAA

Business Info

I write books to mine my experiences for insights that might also be helpful for others.

Categories: Entrepreneur, PNWJETAA, Publishing, Writing
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Photo of Geoff Froh (He/Him)
ALT, Shizuoka, 1992-1993 Densho

Business Info

Densho collects and preserves video oral histories documenting Japanese American history with an emphasis on the World War II incarceration. Our website provides a free digital archive of nearly 2000 hours of interviews, 60,000 historical photos and documents, along with curricula examining democratic principles and civil liberties. Geoff currently serves as the Deputy Director and has over 15 years of experience developing technology and information management strategies for a variety of for-profit and non-profit ventures, ranging from small think-tanks and startups to the Department of State.

Categories: Civil Rights Advocacy, Education, Japanese American History, Non-profit, PNWJETAA
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Photo of Kyle Funakoshi (He/Him)
ALT, Koga, Fukuoka, 1996-1997 PNWJETAA

Business Info

Kyle is a Major Gifts Fundraiser for the National Park Foundation, which seeks to preserve and enhance our nations cultural, historic and natural treasures and is the official charitable partner of the National Park Service, which seeks to He engages philanthropists and connect them with programs that can maximize their impact in the world. Kyle is happy to speak with people who are in learning more about fundraising.

Categories: U.S. – Japan Non Profit
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[T-YEAR] indicates the J-Link Member was hired, decided to continue to pursue an advanced degree or started their own business as a result of attending a Transitions event in the year indicated!