Contacting the Japan America Society of Vermont

JASV (Japan-America Society of Vermont)
123 Ethan Allen Avenue Suite 306
Colchester, VT 05446

by email at

Email messages will be forwarded to the appropriate officer if they have email. Other messages are read or heard when someone is able to stop by the office. Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month and this is when most messages are discussed.


  • Toshiharu Saitoh (President, Promotion of Japanese Art)
  • Matthew Carter (Vice-President, Adviser) - Part Time
  • Miki Bell (Treasurer, One Day Library)
  • Kihachiro Umezaki (Secretary, Web-Master)

Board Members

  • Masako Carter (JASV Kid's Club, Children's Japanese Language Class)
  • Stephen Reilly (Community Outreach Co-Manager)
  • Herve Amblard (Community Outreach Co-Manager)
  • Hannah Batchelder (Community Outreach --- JASV Facebook)
  • Brenden Green (Community Outreach Co-Manager)
  • Chihiro Garland (Community Outreach)
  • Damien Garland (Community Outreach --- Bonsai Promotion)
  • Kayla Kalinen (Community Outreach --- "Practice Japanese" Group Leader)

Associate Board Members

  • Larry Solt (Former President)
  • Tony Beard (Former President)

College & University / Associate Board Members

  • Kazuko Suzuki (Japanese Teacher)---------------------------- University of Vermont
  • Matthew Carlson PhD. (Associate Professor) ------------- University of Vermont
  • Michiko Oishi (Communication & Creative Media) ------- Champlain College
  • Linda White Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) -------------------- Middlebury College
  • Masahiro Takahashi (Japanese Teacher)--------------------- Middlebury College