DBEDT DEPUTY DIRECTOR APPOINTED
News Release From www.Hawaii.gov/gov 4-1-11
Honolulu – Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the appointment of Mary Alice Evans as Deputy Director to the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT).
“Ms. Evans brings institutional insight to our dynamic team at DBEDT,” said Governor Abercrombie. “Her experience is valuable as we move forward towards encouraging more public and private partnerships with government.”
Ms. Evans has a record of working towards improving the accountability performance in State government. She been a State employee for over 35 years, eight of which she served in the Office of Planning at DBEDT. Most recently, Ms. Evans served as the Planning Program Manager in the Special Plans Branch. She has also served on the Hawai'i Chapter of American Planning Association, the Hawai'i Economic Association, Honolulu City Planning Commission, and the Urban Land Institute.
Ms. Evans, 63, earned her BA in Sociology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, and a MA in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Ms. Evans resides in Waimanalo.