2019 Board of Directors

John
President

John was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently employed at the City and County of Honolulu in the Department of Community Services as a Planner. He joined HCJ because he believes in public service and working with the community, and has been involved with HCJ for four years. His goal this year is to help implement various projects and support HCJ to the best of his ability. His interests include eating tasty food, eating healthy food, martial arts, movies, anime, Netflix, mentoring, and public service to name a few.

Milly
Immediate Past President

Milly was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is currently employed at Medicine Pediatrics Associates as a Medical Assistant and A-1 Business Services as a CPA. She joined HCJ because she wanted to create positive impact in the community and has been actively involved with HCJ for five years. Her goal this year is to continue to further the HCJ legacy by passing on her knowledge to the new leadership, and encouraging new members to take on leadership roles. She hopes to create a HCJ scholarship for higher education. Her interests include pole dancing for fitness, playing board games, and discovering new restaurants.

Andrew
Executive Vice President

Andrew was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently employed at Wesco Distribution as a Project Quotations Engineer. He joined HCJ because he wanted to continue the legacy of his parents and make an impact in his community while working with like-minded individuals. He has been involved with HCJ for 1.5 years. His goal this year is to improve on the successes of last year and to support President John in to activating our membership while also growing the chapter while continuing to make an impact on the community. His interests include watching/playing various sports, hiking, and riding motorcycles.

Dean
Vice President of Membership

Dean was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He is the owner of Dean’s Solutions, a consulting service helping others cut admin work up to 50% so they can run smoothly and efficiently without being overwhelmed by technology. He joined HCJ because of the fun members he met at a GMM. His goal this year is to make it as easy as possible for people to participate and enjoy the benefits of being an HCJ member while empowering them to be leaders. His interests include learning cultures, reading books, binging series like the Office, monster trucks, professional wrestling, cooking, and eating.

Edmar "Izzy"
Vice President of International Relations

Izzy was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently employed at Department of Labor of Industrial Relations at Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health (HIOSH) as a Compliance Officer. Additionally, he is a self-employed Wedding and Portrait Photographer at Edmar Castillo Photography. He joined HCJ because of their sense of social responsibility and concerned for society’s well-being. He has been involved with HCJ for three years. His goal this year is to focus on increasing HCJ exposure via social media by attracting at least 10 new organic visitors. In addition, he will increase relations with existing sister chapters and prospective sister chapters. His interests include photography, archery, and Latin dancing.

Kenneth
Vice President of Individual Development

Kenneth was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently employed at Apple as a Specialist. He joined HCJ because of a chance encounter with HCJ members at the Splendor of China event and has continually been with the chapter for 8 years. His goal this year is to balance the budget and build on our efforts to strengthen the chapter financially. His interests include photography and exploring new opportunities.


Bixby
Vice President of Community Relations

Bixby was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently employed at the Department of Defense as a Human Resources Assistant. He joined HCJ because he had returned home to Hawaii after living several years in the upper great north of Minnesota, and wanted to be a part of an active young professionals organization. He has been involved with HCJ for a little more than two years. This year, he plans to develop a strategy to reintegrate HCJ with the community by forging partnerships with businesses and community leaders to discover their needs and create projects using the JCI methodology. His interests include, but are not limited to: traveling, going to the gym, lion dancing, and finding new places to eat!

Suzie
Treasurer

Suzie was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, but grew up a child of nature in the Mojave Desert of Southern California spending much of her time exploring its landscape. She is currently employed at Radford High School as a Marine Science, Biology, and Physics teacher. She joined HCJ in May 2017 to be more active in promoting environmental stewardship and culturally important events. As Treasurer, her goal this year is to keep HCJ organized and in good fiscal standing. She also plans to host multiple fun and enriching events such as a car maintenance workshop, botanical hikes, local stream clean ups, a paint night, dance and sushi making nights. Her interests include training for the Honolulu Triathlon and Spartan races, learning bachata and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, hiking, surfing, karaoke and participating in plastic prevention stewardship.

Kristine
Secretary

Kristine was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is currently employed at Bank of Hawaii's Enterprise Project Management Office as a Project Coordinator. She joined HCJ because she saw value in the maturity level of this organization in organizing community-impact projects and has been involved with HCJ for 8 years. Her goal this year is to assist with the successful implementation of projects through the effective use of Project Management Guides and documenting best practices for future projects. Her interests include maintaining a healthy and positive outlook on life, trying new recipes or restaurants but also taking time for herself with watching old movies on Netflix with her husband and doxie.

Frank
Director

Frank was born in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and moved to Hawaii when he was 13 years old. He is currently employed at US Army Garrison Hawaii’s Resource Management Office as a Budget Analyst. He joined HCJ to become actively involved in the community, and has been with the organization since October 2018. His goal this year is to promote cultural diversity & community sustainability through social & community service events. His interests include running, attending art exhibits, dancing, and playing the ukulele.

David
Director

David was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently employed at the University of Hawaii – West Oahu as a Business Instructor. He joined HCJ because he believes in giving back to the community and has been involved with HCJ for the past few months. His goal this year is to increase engagement with local businesses in support of HCJ events and overall mission. His interests include traveling, learning new things, and helping others.

Taryn
Director

Taryn was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is currently employed at the City and County of Honolulu at the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services as a Procurement and Specifications Specialist. She joined HCJ because she wanted to get more involved in the community and has been with the chapter for four years. Her goal for this year is to assist with the implementation of various projects. Her interest include traveling, hiking, and baking.