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HEC Board of Governors Nominees for 2015 Announced

Posted Friday, September 26, 2014 7:45 pm

The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Employers Council has filed with Corporate Secretary Sheri-Ann Lau Clark the names of 12 nominees for election to three-year terms on HEC's Board of Governors, beginning in 2015.




Justin Ganaden, Vice President of Loans, Kauai Community Federal Credit Union




Matthew M. Bailey, Chief Operating Officer, Aston Hotels & Resorts

Nelson N. S. Chun, Sr. VP and Chief Legal Officer, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

Jason K. Fujita, VP, Consumer Sales & Product Marketing, Hawaiian Telcom, Inc.

Dean Kapoi, VP, HR and Labor Relations, Hawaiian Tug & Barge/Young Brothers, Ltd.

Polly Kauahi, VP and COO, Hawaii Foodbank

Darlene-Inez Kaleolani ("Kaleo") Kekoolani, Sr. VP of Human Resources, Bank of Hawaii

Barry W. Marr, Partner, Marr Jones & Wang LLLP

Linda Nakaima, Director of Human Resources, Halekulani Corporation




Kurt Matsumoto, Chief Operating Officer, P?lama L?na?i




Patricia Kawasaki, Dir. of Corp. HR, Mauna Lani Resort (Operation), Inc.  

Toby B. Taniguchi, President & Chief Operating Officer, KTA Super Stores


The names of the Board nominees will appear on the proxy ballot that will be sent to members by October 26, 2014.  Under HEC's by-laws, other individuals may be nominated to the HEC Board if (1) the individual represents an HEC member located in a county with a Board vacancy; (2) the individual's nomination includes signatures from at least ten (10) HEC members; (3) the individual is willing to serve on the Board, and (4) the nomination and supporting signatures are received by October 21, 2014.  Write-in nominations should be sent to Sheri-Ann Lau Clark at the Hawaii Employers Council, 2682 Waiwai Loop, Honolulu, Hawaii. For further information, call Sheri at 440-8823. Election results will be announced at HEC's 71st Annual Meeting on November 20th at the Halekulani Hotel.  


Click here to download the annual meeting flyer and registration form.

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