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Leadership Structure

As of the constitution the following is the leadership structure for Seito Kan:

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Seito Kan Head Master - Sōke (宗家)

Sōke (宗家) - Pronounced [soːke], is a Japanese term that means "the head family [house]." In the realm of Japanese traditional arts, it is used synonymously with the term iemoto. Thus, it is often used to indicate "headmaster" (or sometimes translated as "head of the family" or even "grand master".) The English translation of sōke as "grand master" is not a literal translation but it does see use by some Japanese sources. It can mean one who is the leader of any school or the master of a style, but it is most commonly used as a highest level Japanese title, referring to the singular leader of a school or style of martial art. The term, however, is not limited to the genre of martial arts. Sōke is sometimes mistakenly believed to mean "founder of a style" because many modern sōke are the first generation headmasters of their art (shodai sōke), and are thus both sōke and founder. However, the successors to the shodai sōke are also sōke themselves. Sōke are generally considered the ultimate authority within their art, and have final discretion and authority regarding promotions, curriculum, doctrine, and disciplinary actions. A sōke has the authority to issue a menkyo kaiden certificate indicating that someone has mastered all aspects of his style. <Wikipedia>


Seito Kan Executive Board of Directors is composed with the following members that answers equally to the Seito Kan Head Master:

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the administrative officer appointed by Seito Kan Head Master (Soke) to oversees and direct any and all administrative functions of his assigned corresponding organization within Seito Kan.

Chief Operational Officer (COO) is the administrative officer appointed by the Seito Kan Head Master (Soke) to aid the Chief Executive Officer to oversee and direct any and all administrative functions of his assigned corresponding organzation withing Seito Kan.

Chief Instructor Officer (CIO) is the administrative officer appointed by the Seito Kan Head Master (Soke) in charge of teaching and supervise the teachings of all instructors, including licensed and non-licensed, within his Ryu (style).

Seito Kan Senior Staff is composed with the following members:

Medical and Health Advisers are professionals in the health industry appointed by the Seito Kan Executive Board of Directors to aid the Chief Instructor Officer in terms of the Medical aspects of the martial arts training to ensure the health and safety of the practitioners.

Security and Legal Advisers are professionals in the Security, Law and Order industry appointed by the Seito Kan Executive Board of Directors to aid the Chief Operational Officer in terms of the Security and Legal aspects to ensure the security and safety of the organization assets.

Regional Directors are the commissioned officials authorized to supervise every Dojo (training-center), instructor, and/or regional board, within a designated area. Directors must report all actions and request for consent in decisions from the Seito Kan Executive Board of Directors.

Regional Representatives are the commissioned officials authorized to represent the organization within a designated area. Representatives don't have the authority to make decisions without the consent of the Seito Kan Executive Board of Directors.

Executive Advisers are experienced martial artist that provides with counseling to the Seito Kan Executive Board of Directors and to the Seito Kan Head Master. Advisers don't participate in the decision making of Seito Kan as Organization.

Authorized Instructors are Dan rank certified practitioners authorized by Seito Kan to impart martial art instruction to students and practitioners.