USJC Membership: Nomination Form

The U.S.-Japan Council is comprised of Council Leaders, Associates and Friends of the Council and supporters committed to the mission of the organization. Included in these ranks are top leaders from major corporations, academia and research, politics and law, as well as entrepreneurs and thought leaders.

We encourage our current USJC leaders to help us grow our network by nominating potential USJC members.

Please complete the form below. All nominations will be reviewed by the Engagement Committee. Thank you for your nomination.

Please click here to see which states are included in each region.

Please note that this form must be completed in one sitting, as information that you input cannot be saved until the form is submitted.

Your Information


Information about the nominee

Please submit the following information about the individual you are sponsoring.


Council Leaders are leaders who actively support the mission and goals of the organization, which works to engage Americans and Japanese in programs and activities by contributing time, expertise, and resources.

Associates are young professionals between the ages of 18-40 as well as select past participants of USJC TOMODACHI programs.

The Friends of the Council category is a distinguished group of leaders, experts, and contributors who have demonstrated their support of the Council’s mission and goals in building U.S.-Japan relations. Friends may not be able to participate as Council Leaders due to time constraints or professional circumstances, hence, limiting active involvement.

Council LeaderAssociate (Ages 18 - 40)Friend of the Council



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Information about the reference

In order to ensure we continue to bring in individuals who support the Council's mission, we ask that the sponsor (you) provide an additional USJC member as a reference for the nominee.

We ask that in the following section you include at least one reference for your nominee.


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Nominee's Biography

To complete the nomination, please attach the nominee's bio (150-200 max). You may attach it here or send it to Merissa Nakamura at [email protected]. Online corporate bios are also accepted.



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