East-West Center Board of Governors

Board Chair

James K. Scott
President (ret.)
Punahou School
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Board Vice Chairs

Peter S. Ho
Chairman, President and CEO
Bank of Hawaiʻi
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Caroline Casagrande
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State For Academic Programs
Arlington, Virginia

Appointed by the Governor of Hawaiʻi

Ronald T.Y. Moon
Chief Justice of the Hawaiʻi State Supreme Court (ret.)
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Lynn K. Miyahira
Account Director
iQ 360 - An Integrated Communications Agency
Kaneohe, Hawaiʻi

John Waihee
Former Governor
State of Hawaiʻi
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Appointed by the Secretary of State

Kelley E. Currie
Former Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Washington, DC

Kenneth I. Juster
Former Ambassador to India
New York, New York

David R. Stilwell
Former Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Gene Ward
Hawaii State Representative
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Elected Members

Daniel R. Fung, SBS,SC,QC,JP
Des Voeux Chambers
Hong Kong

Hilda C. Heine, EdD
Member of Parliament
Former President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (2016-2019)
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Chris Kanter
Founder of Sigma Sembada Group
Jakarta, Indonesia

Takeshi Niinami
President, Member of Board, Representative Director
Suntory Holdings, Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan

Ratan Tata
Tata Trusts
Mumbai, India

Ex-Officio Members

David Y. Ige
Governor, State of Hawaiʻi
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Lee Satterfield
Assistant Secretary of State
Bureau for Educational and Cultural Affairs
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC

David Lassner, PhD
University of Hawaiʻi
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

By Invitation

Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders

David W. Panuelo, Chair, Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders
Federated States of Micronesia

East-West Center Association

Subir Kole, Chair, EWCA Executive Board
Lead - Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning
John Snow, Inc.
New Delhi, India

East-West Center Foundation

Gae Bergquist Trommald, Chair, East-West Center Foundation Board
Senior Financial Advisor, AVP, CRPC, Partner
The Hochuli Group of Merrill Lynch
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

East-West Center Officers

Suzanne Puanani Vares-Lum

Vice President and Director of East-West Center in Washington
Satu Limaye

Treasurer/Chief Operating Officer
Robert A. Riley

Assistant Treasurer/Finance Director
Ruth Lohr

Assistant Treasurer/Controller
Lesley Murashige

Corporate Secretary
Raquel Aki