American Association of Teachers of Japanese Inc

Address
1424 Broadway UCB 366
Boulder, CO 80309
Contact
Website: http://www.aatj.org
Phone: +1 (303) 492-5487
Nonprofit
NTEE: B94 - Parent/Teacher Group
EIN: 39-1481425

Mission

Support scholars, teachers, and students of Japanese language, literature, and linguistics; work to promote academic work in the field and to broaden and deepen knowledge and appreciation of Japan and its culture.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1997
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area2082
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$76,529.00$75,771.00$75,771.00$75,771.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $75,771.00$75,771.00$75,771.00 
Number of employees0000 
Number of people compensated >$100k0000 
Number of volunteers50454565 
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Ahn, Emi
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   EMI OCHIAI AHN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   2.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Aikawa, Takako
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personTAKAKO AIKAWATAKAKO AIKAWATAKAKO AIKAWA  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Avello, Mieko
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personMIEKO AVELLOMIEKO AVELLO   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Chikamatsu, Nobuko
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personNobuko Chikamatsu    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Ericson, Joan
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   JOAN ERICSON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   2.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Fujioka-Ito, Noriko
Title  DirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person  NORIKO FUJIOKA-ITONORIKO FUJIOKA-ITO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  3.003.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.00 
Haxhi, Jessica
Title   OUTGOING PRES. 
Name of key/compensated person   JESSICA HAXHI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   3.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Ikeda, Janet
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personJanet IkedaJanet IkedaJanet IkedaJanet Ikeda 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Masuyama, Kazue
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personKAZUE MASUYAMAKAZUE MASUYAMA   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Matsuzaki, William
TitleDirectorDirectorCo-DirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM MATSUZAKIWILLIAM MATSUZAKIWILLIAM MATSUZAKIWILLIAM MATSUZAKI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Mori, Yoshiko
TitleVice PresidentDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personYOSHIKO MORIYOSHIKO MORIYOSHIKO MORI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org6.003.003.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Nara, Hiroshi
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personHIROSHI NARAHIROSHI NARAHIROSHI NARA  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org6.006.006.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Oketani, Hitomi
Title  DirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person  HITOMI OKETANIHITOMI OKETANI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.00 
Rallings, Yasuko
Title  DirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person  YASUKO TAKATA RALLINGSYASUKO TAKATA RALLINGS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.00 
Reade, Masumi
TitleVice PresidentVice President   
Name of key/compensated personMasumi ReadeMASUMI READE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.00   
Saito-Abbott, Yoshiko
TitlePresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated personYOSHIKO SAITO-ABBOTTYOSHIKO SAITO-ABBOTTYOSHIKO SAITO-ABBOTTYOSHIKO SAITO-ABBOTT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org8.008.003.003.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Satsutani, Shingo
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   Shingo Satsutani 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   2.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Schmidt, Susan
TitleExecutive DirExecutive DirExecutive DirExecutive Dir 
Name of key/compensated personSusan SchmidtSusan SchmidtSusan SchmidtSusan Schmidt 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$75,771.00$75,771.00$75,771.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$19,136.00$7,577.00$14,615.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $76,528.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Tabuse, Motoko
TitlePast PresidentPresidentPresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated personMotoko TabuseMotoko TabuseMotoko TabuseMotoko Tabuse 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org8.008.008.0010.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Takami, Tomoko
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personTOMOKO TAKAMITOMOKO TAKAMITOMOKO TAKAMITOMOKO TAKAMI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.004.004.003.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Tanabe, Susan
Title  Vice PresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated person  SUSAN TANABESUSAN TANABE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.000.00 
Tanaka, Masahiro
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personMASAHIRO TANAKAMASAHIRO TANAKAMASAHIRO TANAKAMASAHIRO TANAKA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Tohsaku, Yasu-Hiko
Title   President 
Name of key/compensated person   YASU-HIKO TOHSAKU 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   6.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Ushida, Eiko
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personEIKO USHIDAEIKO USHIDAEIKO USHIDAEIKO USHIDA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Wei, Mariko
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personMariko Wei    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Yamashita, Kazumi
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personKAZUMI YAMASHITAKAZUMI YAMASHITAKAZUMI YAMASHITAKAZUMI YAMASHITA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSUPPORT TEACHING OF JAPANESESUPPORT TEACHING OF JAPANESESUPPORT TEACHING OF JAPANESESUPPORT TEACHING OF JAPANESE 
Program service expenses, total$767,975.00$673,740.00$779,079.00$655,431.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: ASSISTED WITH TRAVEL AND LIVING EXPENSES OF 100 STUDENTS IN JAPAN; FUNDED BY THE US-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION. NO INDIVIDUAL RECEIVED MORE THAN $4,000.
Program expenses$260,500.00$235,500.00$304,500.00$291,549.00 
Grants and allocations made$260,500.00$235,500.00$304,500.00$289,000.00 
Program descriptionBRIDGING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: ASSISTED WITH TRAVEL AND LIVING EXPENSES OF 100 STUDENTS IN JAPAN; FUNDED BY THE US-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION. NO INDIVIDUAL RECEIVED MORE THAN $4,000.BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: ASSISTED WITH TRAVEL AND LIVING EXPENSES OF 100 STUDENTS IN JAPAN; FUNDED BY THE US-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION. NO INDIVIDUAL RECEIVED MORE THAN $4,000.BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: ASSISTED WITH TRAVEL AND LIVING EXPENSES OF 96 STUDENTS IN JAPAN; FUNDED BY THE US-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION. NO INDIVIDUAL RECEIVED MORE THAN $4,000.BRIDGING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: ASSISTED WITH TRAVEL AND LIVING EXPENSES OF 88 STUDENTS IN JAPAN; FUNDED BY THE US-JAPAN BRIDGING FOUNDATION. NO INDIVIDUAL RECEIVED MORE THAN $4,000. 
Japanese Language Proficiency Test: Administration of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) at 15 sites around the United States. The JLPT is a test developed in Japan that is given once a year (in paper form) to approximately 4,800 individuals in the US and more than 150,000 in other countries including Japan.
Program expenses$271,159.00$211,407.00$205,653.00$117,690.00 
Program descriptionJapanese Language Proficiency Test: Administration of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) at 15 sites around the United States. The JLPT is a test developed in Japan that is given once a year (in paper form) to approximately 4,800 individuals in the US and more than 150,000 in other countries including Japan.Japanese Language Proficiency Test: Administration of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) at 15 sites around the United States. The JLPT is a test developed in Japan that is given once a year (in paper form) to approximately 4,800 individuals in the US and more than 150,000 in other countries including Japan.Japanese Language Proficiency Test: Administration of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) at 15 sites around the United States. The JLPT is a test developed in Japan that is given once a year (in paper form) to approximately 4,400 individuals in the US and more than 150,000 in other countries including Japan.Japanese Language Proficiency Test: Administration of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) at 13 sites around the United States. The JLPT is a test developed in Japan that is given once a year (in paper form) to approximately 4,000 individuals in the US and more than 150,000 in other countries including Japan. 
OTHER MEMBER SERVICES: PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER AND ANNUAL JOURNAL, SUPPORT OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE, SEMINARS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES (APPR. 1,370 MEMBERS).
Program expenses$128,049.00$135,411.00$176,772.00$132,784.00 
Program descriptionOTHER MEMBER SERVICES: PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER AND ANNUAL JOURNAL, SUPPORT OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE, SEMINARS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES (APPR. 1,370 MEMBERS).OTHER MEMBER SERVICES: PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER AND ANNUAL JOURNAL, SUPPORT OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE, SEMINARS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES (APPR. 1,296 MEMBERS).OTHER MEMBER SERVICES: PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER AND ANNUAL JOURNAL, SUPPORT OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE, SEMINARS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES (APPR. 1,395 MEMBERS).OTHER MEMBER SERVICES: PUBLICATION OF NEWSLETTER AND ANNUAL JOURNAL, SUPPORT OF ANNUAL CONFERENCE, SEMINARS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES (APPR. 1,550 MEMBERS). 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$837,536.00$834,438.00$769,196.00$792,919.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$366,232.00$405,615.00$394,202.00$428,120.00$516,960.00
Investment income, current yr$246.00$170.00$91.00$200.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$366,232.00$405,615.00$394,202.00$428,120.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$13,360.00$11,919.00$20,217.00$9,797.00 
Program service revenue (total)$457,698.00$416,734.00$354,686.00$354,802.00$109,691.00
Gross receipts$837,536.00$834,438.00$769,196.00$792,919.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$61,627.00$123,077.00$34,800.00$105,611.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$304,605.00$282,538.00$359,402.00$322,509.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$13,360.00$11,919.00$20,217.00$9,797.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$246.00$170.00$91.00$200.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$884,612.00$693,520.00$830,167.00$698,711.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $767,975.00$673,740.00$779,079.00$655,431.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$108,337.00$11,579.00$43,098.00$35,434.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$8,300.00$8,201.00$7,990.00$7,846.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$75.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$278,523.00$325,599.00$184,677.00$245,648.00$151,440.00
Total assets, beginning of year$325,599.00$184,677.00$245,648.00$151,440.00 
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net assets$278,523.00$325,599.00$184,677.00$245,648.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$325,599.00$184,677.00$245,648.00$151,440.00 
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$6,314.00$13,896.00$5,219.00$207,910.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$13,896.00$5,219.00$207,910.00$115,512.00 
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$47,076.00$140,918.00-$60,971.00$94,208.00 
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$272,209.00$311,703.00$179,458.00$37,738.00 
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$278,523.00$325,599.00$184,677.00$245,648.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members15151517 
Number of independent voting members15151517 
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-212017-04-122016-02-082014-12-29 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.1 
Filing identifier201723049349302067201643159349304094201533099349300998201413179349305831 
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