CAC Presents Finalists for 5‐Year Appointments to the UH Board of Regents
News Release from UH Regents CAC March 2, 2017
HONOLULU – The Candidate Advisory Council (CAC) for the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents has presented a list of candidates to Gov. David Ige to fill one City and County of Honolulu seat, one At‐Large seat, and one Kaua‘i County seat for 5‐year appointments, beginning July 1, 2017, subject to confirmation by the Hawai‘i State Senate.
The finalists for these seats are:
City and County of Honolulu
1. Simeon R. Acoba
2. Anthony J. H. Ching
3. Luanna H. Meyer
1. Kim Coco Iwamoto
2. Benjamin A. Kudo
3. Luanna H. Meyer
1. Dileep G. Bal
2. Norma Doctor Sparks
3. Steven A. Hunt
Finalist biographies are available at www.hawaii.edu/rcac
The CAC began accepting applications to fill these vacancies in early fall by recruiting individuals and contacting and encouraging government, business, and community leaders to nominate candidates. The council also placed print advisements and issued news releases encouraging applications.
All applications were thoroughly and comprehensively reviewed and screened by all CAC members. The Candidate Advisory Committee is statutorily responsible for conducting recruitment efforts, accepting and screening applications, interviewing candidates and submitting to the governor the names of nominees willing to serve as regents of the University of Hawai‘i System, which is a voluntary non‐compensated public appointment.
Candidate lists are compiled after a comprehensive review and selection process, which is solely and exclusively merit‐based and is conducted according to procedures set forth in state statutes and the council’s administrate rules.
“The Candidate Advisory Council members would like to express their sincere appreciation to all the individuals who took the me to apply to serve as a University of Hawai‘i Regent,” said Chair Brigitte Yoshino.
The Board of Regents is the governing body of the University of Hawai‘i and consists of fifteen (15) members. Representation includes seven (7) from the City and County of Honolulu; two (2) from Hawai‘i County; two (2) from Maui County; one (1) from Kaua‘i County; two (2) At Large; and one (1) University of Hawai‘i student.
Members of the CAC serve voluntarily and are not paid.
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