TCA Leadership Program Application

Applications due Saturday, February 26, 2022.
Questions? Reach out to Derek Oye ( and Roy Hirabayashi (


All meetings will be held on the following Saturdays from 12 PM - 3 PM Pacific Time.
  • Saturday, April 16
  • Saturday, May 7
  • Saturday, May 21
  • Saturday, June 18
  • Saturday, July 16
  • Saturday, August 20
  • Saturday, September 17
  • Saturday, October 15
As the July and August dates may have potential conflicts with local Obon festivals, these dates are subject to change. A poll will be given to all program participants to finalize both dates.

Before you continue
, please be sure to check the following acknowledgement:
Please keep each response between 1-2 paragraphs long (100-500 words). We recommend you draft your responses in a separate document (Word or similar) and copy/paste them into this form in case this window is accidentally closed.


Please upload your resume and recommendation/reference letter below. Resumes highlighting your taiko work and experiences are encouraged and welcomed!

If you experience any issues uploading these documents, please go ahead and submit your application. Your resume and/or recommendation/reference letter should be emailed to within 24 hours of submitting your application.