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Board of Directors

Advancing Our Mission

From a variety of backgrounds, the women and men on Hawai‘i Foodbank’s Board of Directors all share a commitment to nourish our ‘ohana and eliminate hunger in Hawai‘i.

Board Officers

David Herndon,
Chair

Hawaii Medical Service Association

Christina Hause,
First Vice Chair

Kaiser Permanente

Neill Char,
Second Vice Chair

First Hawaiian Bank

Jeff Vigilla,
Third Vice Chair

Chef Point of View

James Starshak,
Secretary

Community Volunteer

Darin Shigeta,
Treasurer

American Savings Bank

Board of Directors

Kathryn Ellman

Community Volunteer

Scott Gamble

LH Gamble Company

Rona Fukumoto

Lanakila Pacific

Denise Hayashi
Yamaguchi

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Peter Heilmann

Matson Inc.

Jennifer Lam

Bank of Hawaii

Reggie Maldonado

Pasha Hawaii

Craig Shikuma

Kobayashi Sugita & Goda

Larry “Keola” Siafuafu

Hawaiian Electric Co.

Toby Tamaye

AT Marketing LLC

Sonia Topenio

Community Volunteer

James Wataru

United Public Workers Union,
AFSCME Local 646

Jason Wong

Sysco Hawaii

Lauren Zirbel

Hawaii Food Industry Association

Executive Partners Board

Chuck Cotton

iHeartMedia

Dennis Francis

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

D.K. Kodama

D.K. Kodama
D.K. Restaurants

Katie Pickman

Hawaii News Now

Emeritus Advisory Board

Cindy Bauer

Surfing the Nations

Jade Moon

Community Volunteer

Ali Nikkhoo

Community Volunteer

Sheri Rolf

Rolf Advertising

Daryl Sato

Community Volunteer

Kaua‘i Advisory Board

Sonia Topenio,
Lead Representative

Community Volunteer

Dr. Addison Bulosan

The Specific Chiropractic – Kaua‘i

Diane Keeler

Walmart Inc.

Charlie King

King Auto Center

Lesah Merritt

Safeway Inc.

Ashley Nagaoka

Hawaii News Now

Patrick Ono

Matson Inc.

Tim Takeshita

Enterprise Holdings

Beth Tokioka

Kaua‘i Island Utility
Cooperative

Laurie Yoshida

Corteva Agriscience

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