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japan-america society
of southern colorado

The Japan-America Society of Southern Colorado is a non-profit, tax exempt, educational and cultural organization promoting increased awareness, education, and understanding between the citizens of Southern Colorado and Japan.

Board of Directors
President: Randy Lindsey
Vice President: Kathy Kidd
Secretary: Corinne VanDeHatert
Treasurer: Eric Basco
Membership: Kathy Kidd
Directors: Josie Caruso-Rathe
Bill Dexter
Warren Hill
Naomi Westcott

JASSC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

For general information please send e-mail to us: Randy Lindsey

or write to us:
Japan-America Society of Southern Colorado
PO Box 1294
Colorado Springs, CO 80901

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Membership is open to individuals, organizations and corporations. JASSC provides opportunities for education and social enrichment through a variety of programs, classes (Japanese language, cooking) and cultural events.

Membership Opportunities

You may join immediately via Paypal, or download a membership application and mail it in with your check. If you join as a new member via Paypal, we may not receive all your information, especially for your family members. In that case, please email family member names to the Membership Coordinator: Kathy Kidd <>.

Membership Tier Rate DescriptionJoin Now!
Corporate $1,000 Contact us for details

Tomodachi (Friend) $100 Family membership + 2 guests
Kazoku (Family) $50 2 adults and dependent children
Individual $35 1 adult
Gakusei (Student) $10 1 full-time student with ID (enclose copy of ID)

Members receive the JASSC monthly newsletter, priority access to JASSC activities, and member discounts to fee-based activities and classes.

Download a membership application