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 11 regents, nominated by the Regents Candidate Advisory Council, appointed by the governor and confirmed by the legislature. They serve for staggered terms, without compensation.

Randolph Moore

Randolph G. Moore
Chair
Honolulu County
Term ends 2023

Alapaki Nahale-a

Alapaki Nahale-a
Vice Chair
Hawaiʻi County
Term ends 2023

Ernest Wilson

Ernest Wilson
Vice Chair
Maui County
Term ends 2025

Eugene Bal III

Eugene Bal III
Maui County
Term ends 2023

Wayne Higaki

Wayne Higaki
Hawaiʻi County
Term ends 2026

Robert Frank Westerman

Robert Frank Westerman
Kauaʻi County
Term ends 2022

Kelli Acopan

Kelli K.K. Acopan
Student Regent
Term ends 2022

William F. Haning III

William F. Haning III
Honolulu County
Term ends 2026

Diane Paloma

Diane Paloma
Honolulu County
Term ends 2026

Laurie Tochiki

Laurie Tochiki
Honolulu County
Term ends 2027

Gabriel Lee

Gabriel Lee
Honolulu County
Term ends 2027

President and UH Officers

The UH System is headed by the university president.

David Lassner

David Lassner
President

Debora Halbert

Debora Halbert
VP for Academic Strategy

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 of 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: July 7, 2022