Our Board

See the dedicated leaders in our community who oversee and guide us in all facets of our mission.

Our chapter benefits from the time, talent and resources of volunteer community leaders. These individuals assist our staff with strategic governance oversight, fundraising, and advisory services.

Our Board

Jeff Higashi

Jeff Higashi

Chair

Senior Vice President and Area Manager, First Hawaiian Bank
Erik DeRyke

Erik DeRyke

Vice Chair

VP of Client Growth and Retention, ProService Hawaii
Calvert Chipchase

Calvert Chipchase

Secretary

Partner, Cades Schutte LLP
Manoj Samaranayake

Manoj Samaranayake

Treasurer

Managing Director, Accuity LLP
Todd Apo

Todd Apo

Member

Community Volunteer
Rachel Bradley

Rachel Bradley

Member

Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hawaii Realty
Tom Calame

Tom Calame

Member

General Manager, Sheraton Waikiki
Julianne Erickson

Julianne Erickson

Member

Community Volunteer
Rick Fried

Rick Fried

Member

Founding Member, Cronin, Fried, Sekiya, Kekina & Fairbanks
Scott Higashi

Scott Higashi

Member

President, Pyramid Insurance Centre, Ltd.
Michelle Ho

Michelle Ho

Member

Community Volunteer
Charles Hunter

Charles Hunter

Member

Partner, Kobayashi Sugita & Goda, LLP
Todd Iacovelli

Todd Iacovelli

Member

Account Vice President, UBS
Joe Medwetz

Joe Medwetz

Member

Senior Sales and Services Director, Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
Brenda Mitchell

Brenda Mitchell

Member

Vice President & Private Banking Loan Officer, Bank of Hawaii
Katie Pickman

Katie Pickman

Member

General Manager, Hawaii News Now
Mike Rompel

Mike Rompel

Member

Franchisee, Domino’s Hawaii
Keri Shepherd

Keri Shepherd

Member

Producing Area Manager, HomeBridge Financial Services
Andrew Shimabukuro

Andrew Shimabukuro

Member

General Manager, Dave & Buster's Hawaii
Tiffany Vara

Tiffany Vara

Member

Community Volunteer
Brian Wong

Brian Wong

Member

Chief Operating Officer, MW Group, Ltd.
Dr. Greg Yim

Dr. Greg Yim

Member

Physician, Gregory K. Yim, M.D. LLC and Windward Pediatrics, Inc.