Board of Regents | President and UH Officers | Community College Chancellors

 

Board of Regents

The governing body of the University of Hawaiʻi System is composed of 12 regents, nominated by the Regents Candidate Advisory Council, appointed by the governor and confirmed by the legislature. They serve for staggered terms, without compensation.

Benjamin Asa Kudo portrait

Benjamin Asa Kudo
Chair
At-Large Seat
Term ends 2022

Jan Naoe Sullivan

Jan Naoe Sullivan
Vice Chair
Honolulu County
Term ends 2021

Wayne Higaki

Wayne Higaki
Vice Chair
Hawaiʻi County
Term ends 2021

Michael McEnerney

Michael McEnerney
Honolulu County
Term ends 2020

Ernest Wilson

Ernest Wilson
Maui County
Term ends 2020

Kelli Acopan

Kelli K.K. Acopan
Student Regent
Term ends 2020

Michelle Tagorda

Michelle Tagorda
Honolulu County
Term ends 2021

Simeon Acoba portrait

Simeon Acoba
Honolulu County
Term ends 2022

Robert Frank Westerman

Robert Frank Westerman
Kauaʻi County
Term ends 2022

Eugene Bal III

Eugene Bal III
Maui County
Term ends 2023

Randolph Moore

Randolph G. Moore
At-Large Seat
Term ends 2023

Alapaki Nahale-a

Alapaki Nahale-a
Hawaiʻi County
Term ends 2023

President and UH Officers

The UH System is headed by the university president.

David Lassner

David Lassner
President

Donald Straney

Donald Straney
VP for Academic Planning and Policy

Jan Gouveia

Jan Gouveia
VP for Administration

Kalbert Young

Kalbert Young
VP for Budget and
Finance/CFO

Honolulu Community College Chancellor Lacro

Erika Lacro
VP for Community Colleges

Garret Yoshimi

Garret Yoshimi
VP for Information Technology/CIO

Carrie Okinaga

Carrie K. S. Okinaga
VP for Legal Affairs/University
General Counsel

Vassilis L. Syrmos

Vassilis L. Syrmos
VP for Research and Innovation

Tim Dolan

Tim Dolan
VP for Advancement

Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno
UH Mānoa Provost

Bonnie D. Irwin

Bonnie D. Irwin
UH Hilo Chancellor

Maenette Benham

Maenette Benham
UH West Oʻahu Chancellor

UH Community College Chancellors

Chief executives of the seven UH community college campuses.

Advisor

Special Advisor to the President on Hawaiian Affairs

Last modified: September 30, 2019