About the Team

HEC Director – Megan Weiler

From Canadian gal to Hokkaido gal, Megan is excited to take on the position as HEC director this year! She hopes to connect students and ALTs from all over Hokkaido through positive and exciting experiences. If you have any questions about HEC, want to get involved, or simply want to chat, reach out any time!

Get in touch with Megan: hajet.hec.director@gmail.com

HEC Co-Director – Jennifer Kwong

From rainy Seattle, USA to snowy Hokkaido, Jenny is excited to join the HEC team this time as Co-Director! She is passionate about fostering students’ relationship with English in a positive way. She is looking forward to supporting the team to make the test and events successful for another year.

HEC Camp Coordinator – Ashley St. Charles

If she’s not sipping on an Oat milk latte to keep warm, you can find Ashley joining the HEC team as Camp Co-Coordinator! As a first-year JET, she’s looking forward to establishing deep connections with students and ALTS through a fun and immersive environment! She loves to see students put their all into challenging themselves in English and hopes that camp will provide the perfect opportunity for everyone to have fun, learn, and grow!

Get in touch with Ashley: hajet.hec.camp2@gmail.com

HEC Test Committee Chair – Curran Chapman

Curran lives in Sapporo and hails from its American sister city, Portland, Oregon. She loves all things outdoors and can usually be found climbing something or biking around the city. She’s excited to be making new connections with Hokkaido students and ALTs through HEC. Let’s take some tests!

Get in touch with Curran: hajet.hec.test@gmail.com

HEC Graphic Designer – Abby Capati

From sunny San Diego, Abby is an illustrator, graphic designer, and an ALT who brings sunshine into the classroom on the coldest of Hokkaido winters! They are passionate about the importance of cross-cultural communication through language and visual media, and hope to bring that to the HEC community and their students.

HEC Events Coordinator

Seeking out EVENTurists who enjoy being a PARTy!
You’re deFUNitely the one we’re looking for~

HEC Treasurer

Looking for someone to COUNT on and become a great ASSET!
If this position makes CENTS to you, please contact our director 🙂
(Gosh, looking for these puns make me SPYENT xD)

HEC Social Media Manager

Don’t let your dreams be memes.

HEC Media Manager

Camera shy? I feel you.
Instead, take A SHOT at being behind the lens!

HEC Translator – Lilli Hanik

Lilli is a 2022 CIR from Kentucky, USA. She enjoys reading, singing, playing ukelele, and long walks on the beach. She is looking forward to meeting new students and helping them learn to express their ideas in English while building connections that will last a lifetime. ENG/JP