The following individuals were newly elected to the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Hawaii beginning July 1, 2017:
Melanie Ellis, Store Manager, Nordstrom
Alex Kim, Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology, American Savings Bank
Colbert Matsumoto, Chairman of the Board, Island Insurance Company
Erica Mau Orejel, Assistant Marketing Director, SKY Waikiki
John Mauer, President & Chief Executive Officer, Island Energy Services
Lance McAlister, Hawaii Market Manager, Walmart
Jeff Shonka, Chief Executive Officer, First Insurance Company of Hawaii
Darryll Wong, Director, Pacific Region at Sierra Nevada Corporation
The following individuals rejoined the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of Hawaii beginning July 1, 2017:
Rick Blangiardi, General Manager, Hawaii News Now
Ron Forest, President, Matson
Peter Ho, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Hawaii
Patrick Kobayashi, President & Chief Executive Officer, Kobayashi Group, LLC
Kitty Lagareta, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Communications Pacific
Kristina Lockwood, General Manager, KHON2
Maya Rogers, President & Chief Executive Officer, Blue Planet Software, Inc.
Raymond Vara, Jr., President & Chief Executive Officer, Hawaii Public Health
Nicole Velasco, Business Development, NORESCO
Randy Harris is serving his first term as Chair of the American Red Cross of Hawaii Board of Directors. He is a Community Volunteer. Mr. Harris has served on the Hawaii Red Cross board since 2002 and has served on the Nominating Committee and Executive Committee as well as the Financial Development, Humanitarian, Planned Giving, Governance, Endowment, Stewardship, and Individual Major Donor Relations Committees. He is a past Vice Chair. Other officers are Kitty Lagareta (Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, CommPac) as Vice Chair, Maya Rogers (President & Chief Executive Officer, Blue Planet Software, Inc.) as Secretary, and Dan Giovanni (Community Volunteer) as Treasurer.
For a complete list of the Board of Directors, please go to redcross.org/hawaii.