Chaminade University announced that it has added four new members to its Board of Governors:

  • John C. Brogan, who recently received an honorary doctorate from Chaminade University and who has previously served as President-North America, ITT Sheraton Hotels and Resorts; President-Hawaii, Starwood Hotels and Resorts; and Chair of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau;
  • Adelia (Chung) Dung, owner of Spectrum Wealth Management and president of Alana Dung Research Foundation;
  • Christine M. Gayagas, president of First Canoe Strategies and Consulting, Inc. and an advisor to LMI, in McLean, Va., a not-for-profit strategic consultancy to government leaders and managers; and
  • Donald Rodrigues, the executive director of the Matibabu Foundation.

Officers for the Board of Governors include Michael Kerr, chair, Anton Krucky, vice chair, Sharon McPhee, second vice chair, and Blaine Lesnik, secretary.  Continuing members include: Sai Cheong Chui, Walter A. Dods, Jr., Edward K. O. Eu, Eddie Flores, Jr., Ed and Lynn Hogan, Gary Hogan, Bro. Robert Juenemann, SM, Richard Lim, Sharon McPhee, Joseph Melehan, Wilson Thomas “Tom” Orbe, Richard E. Tanaka, James J. Viso, Gulab Watumull, Julie T. Watumull, Sharon Weiner, J. Michael Windsor, Adm. R.J. “Zap” Zlatoper, USN (Ret.). Members in ex-officio capacity include Chaminade President Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, and Chaminade Vice President for Institutional Advancement Diane Peters-Nguyen.

The Board of Governors is an advisory board that is responsible for advising the University’s president and its Board of Regents regarding strategic planning, academic programs and external relations.  Nominated and elected by the Board of Regents, members of the Board of Governors serve for renewable three-year terms.