The Executive Board


Josephine C.

Kumamoto 2015-2017

Josephine has been on the board since Fall of 2017.  She focuses on organizing chapter events in the greater Boston area, building cross-chapter connections and fostering relationships with local Japanese organizations. 


Vice President

Giuliana C. Alfinito

Wakayama 2017-2018

Giuliana has been on the board since Spring of 2019. As VP, she provides both leadership and follow-through on projects planned during meetings, and makes sure that we are fulfilling all our obligations as a JETAA chapter. She provides support to all the other officers and has been focused on starting more virtual engagement initiatives. She loves karaoke, all things black sesame, and hopes to return to Japan someday to start her own travel business.



Jesse Kerstetter

Akita 2006-2010

Jesse has been on the board since Spring of 2017.  Jesse maintains our annual budget planning, maintenance of the bank account, and reimbursement for chapter expenses.


Social Chair

Matt Castle

Yamaguchi 2011-2013

Matt has been involved with the board since 2013.  He gets word out about our chapter events, recruits new members, and collaborates with the webmaster on social media efforts.


Membership Coordinator

Kayla Potter

Kochi 2012-2015

Kayla has been on the board since spring 2016. She maintains our membership list, welcomes new members, and focuses on



Sabrina Cramer

Gunma 2015-2016

Sabrina has been active on JETAA boards since 2018. She maintains our website and is responsible for designing newsletters and social media posts. She loves reading, photography and hiking, a passion that awakened in the mountains of Nagano and Gunma.

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