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Finalists Named for Board of Regents

Posted on | February 11, 2011 | Comments Off

The Regents Candidate Advisory Council presented a list of candidates to Gov. Neil Abercrombie to fill four seats on the Board of Regents, including two City and County of Honolulu seats, a Hawaiʻi County seat and a Maui County seat.

The outgoing regents, whose terms will end on June 30, 2011, include Mark Fukunaga and Howard Karr (City and County of Honolulu) and Carl Carlson (Hawaiʻi County). The term of Maui County Regent James Haynes ended on June 30, 2010 but was held over by former Gov. Linda Lingle.

City and County of Honolulu (2 seats for terms beginning July 1, 2011)
(Note: Regent Karr, current chair of the Board of Regents, did not apply for reappointment)
1. Terri T. Fujii
2. Mark H. Fukunaga
3. Coralie C. Matayoshi
4. Dale F. Saito
5. Jan N. Sullivan
6. Keith M. Vieira

Hawaiʻi County (1 seat for term beginning July 1, 2011)
1. Carl A. Carlson, Jr.
2. Sandra W. Scarr

Maui County (1 seat for term beginning immediately upon Senate consent and confirmation)
1. Sherrilee K. Dodson
2. Georgia K. McMillen
3. Saedene K. Ota

RCAC’s finalized the list of candidates that was presented to Gov. Abercrombie. He must select nominees from this list and his appointments must be confirmed by the State Senate during the current legislative session. In addition, Regent Clifford Dias, representing the other Hawaiʻi County seat, is on an interim appointment and must be confirmed by the State Senate for a permanent appointment.

Read the news release or download candidate bios.

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