Artist Alley

Director: Alton Fuji
Help run art contests, handle silent auction bids, assist with managing and showing artwork at the live auction.

Dealer’s Room

Director: Alton Fuji
Stave off impending chaos by helping with crowd control in the Dealer’s Room. Help vendors when needed, and help handle Kawaii Kon merchandise.

Events

Director: Courtney Kubanek
Work with panelists and guests to keep events running smoothly. Events staffers help keep the convention on time and help answer questions from attendees and presenters alike.

Guest Relations

Director: Natalee Aukerman
Assist our guests during their stay at the convention. Applicants to this department will be screened and interviewed by a director.

Manga Library

Director: Lauren Rumbaoa
Monitor our manga collection, keep the library organized and help maintain a relaxing environment for patrons.

Public Safety

Director: Robert Ardiente
Monitor the convention for possible safety concerns. Check prop weapons to make sure they adhere to the Kawaii Kon weapon’s policy and enforce the rules set forth by the convention.

Registration

Director: Lauren Rumbaoa
Be on the front lines to help generate, organize, sell and distribute membership badges to the attendees of Kawaii Kon.

Staffing/Operations

Director: Brandon Hoo
Run the information booth, and help answer any and all attendee questions. Operations staffers may also be called upon to fill gaps in other departments.

Table Top Gaming

Director: Van Fujishige
Run tournaments in the Table Top Gaming room, and help maintain order in the room.

Technical

Director: Arnold Yago
Work closely with Events to make sure the audio and visual requirements for panels and main events are met. Additionally, tech staffers may be called upon to help other departments with their A/V needs. Technical background is preferred but not required

Video Gaming

Director: Mike Suzuki
Maintain video games and equipment, assist in running tournaments, and work closely with gamers to create a memorable experience for Kawaii Kon’s gamers.

Video Rooms

Director: Roy Bann
Prepare equipment and media for the video rooms. Video Room Staffers help keep the Video Rooms on schedule and help contribute to content scheduled.