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Prefectural Advisors (PA)

There are five Prefectural Advisors in Fukuoka Prefecture here to provide support to JET participants and the various Contracting Organizations.

This year’s team of PAs come from a variety of backgrounds and experience and are committed to supporting JETs and fostering a sense of community among participants within Fukuoka.  Follow the site navigation to see each PA’s profile.


Wesley Bishop Fukuoka Prefecture Compulsory Education Division TEL: 092-643-3910 fukuokajhs@gmail.com Hello!  My name is Wesley Bishop and I’m the Prefectural Advisor (PA) for the Compulsory Education (JHS) Division of the Fukuoka Prefectural Board of Education.  This is my 4th year on JET.  I spent the last three years teaching at 20+ elementary and junior high schools in …

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Greg Schuneman Fukuoka Prefectural Board of Education Senior High School Education Division TEL: 092-643-3905 fukuokashs@gmail.com Hello! I’m Greg Schuneman, your friendly neighborhood Senior High School PA. I started on JET in 2013, and became a PA in 2015. I look forward to meeting you and helping you in your time on JET. I hail from …

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Fukuoka City PA

May So Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) International Affairs Department, Fukuoka City TEL: 092-711-4023 fukuokacitypa@gmail.com Hello! I’m May, a fourth-year Coordinator of International Relations (CIR) at Fukuoka City Government and a third-year Prefectural Advisor (PA). I started learning Japanese in highschool when I was in Canada out of interests for Japanese pop culture and entertainment. After graduation from university, I …

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Kitakyushu City PA

Kris Leung Kitakyushu City Board of Education TEL: 090-8356-1018 kitakyushupa@gmail.com Hello! My name is Kris Leung and I’m on my fourth year of JET. I’m the prefectural advisor for Kitakyushu City JETs. I’m from the beautiful city of Vancouver in Canada and I also have experience with studying and living in Japan. I received my …

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Municipal PA

Michael Okada Coordinator for International Relations (CIR) Fukuoka Prefecture International Relations Bureau TEL: 092-643-3219 FAX: 092-643-3224 fukuokapa@gmail.com  

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