Kathleen “Kitty” Wo, as chair for Chaminade University’s Board of Regents, recently welcomed four new regents to the board. Newly appointed board members include Dr. James Kraus, Chaminade faculty senate president and professor of English; Dr. Laurie K. S. Tom, M.D., assistant clinical professor of medicine at University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine; Shelley Wilson, founder and president of Wilson Homecare; and Hoyt H. Zia, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Hawaiian Airlines. Board officers include Kathleen Wo, as chair, Daniel L. Colin, first vice chair, Cori Ching Weston, second vice chair, and Gae Bergquist Trommald, secretary.
Continuing regent members include Jeanne Anderson, Karen E. Anderson, Violet Arnobit, Carolyn Berry, Gen. David A. Bramlett, Army (Ret.), Bro. Edward Brink, SM, Bro. William J. Campbell, SM, Daniel J. Curran, Nicole M. Dupont, Daniel D. Goo, Carmen Himenes, Stanley W. Hong, Amy L. Jampel, Clifton Y. Kagawa, Brig. General Dwight M. Kealoha, USAF (Ret.), Michael F. Kerr, retired Vice Admiral Robert Kihune, Violet S. Loo, Rev. Paul Marshall, SM, Rev. John A. McGrath, SM, Bennette M. Misalucha, Edison H. Miyawaki, Chaminade University President Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, SM, Chaminade Chancellor Rev. Martin Solma, SM, Anna Marie Springer, Willibrord K. Tallett, Lawrence K. W. Tseu, Vaughn Vasconcellos, and The Honorable Patrick K. S. L. Yim.
“Our regents take seriously their decision-making capacity, in that the board is the ultimate policy-making body of the University. We do so with commitment and high expectations,” said Wo.