East-West Center Foundation Board of Directors


Gae Bergquist Trommald
Senior Financial Advisor, AVP, CRPC, Partner
The Hochuli Group of Merrill Lynch
Honolulu, Hawaii

Vice Chair

Sharon Lucien
Lucien Consulting
Honolulu, HI


Aaron J. Alter
Executive Vice President &
Chief Legal Officer
Hawaiian Airlines
Honolulu, HI

Charlene Lo Chan
Special Advisor to the Director
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
State of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

Melanie Kosaka
Founder and President
First Daughter MediaWorks, Inc.
Honolulu, HI

Robert Kurisu
Vice President and Principal
WKF, Inc.
Honolulu, HI

Corianne W. Lau, Esq.
Dentons US LLP
Honolulu, HI

Raoul Magana, CFA
SVP & Division Manager
Card Services Division
First Hawaiian Bank
Honolulu, HI

Anne Namba
Anne Namba Designs
Honolulu, HI

Kathryn A. Nelson
Princeville, HI

Jean E. Rolles
Honolulu, HI

Richard Turbin
Founder and Senior Partner
Turbin, Chu, Heidt, Attorneys
Honolulu, HI

Denise Hayashi Yamaguchi
Executive Director, Hawaii Agriculture Foundation
CEO, Hawaii Food & Wine Festival
Honolulu, HI

Appointed by the EWC Board of Governors

Lynn K. Miyahira
East-West Center Board of Governors
Account Director
iQ 360 - An Integrated Communications Agency
Honolulu, HI

James K. Scott
East-West Center Board of Governors
Honolulu, HI

By Invitation

EWCA Representative

Susan Heftel-Liquido
Vice President for Development
Chair, Development Committee, EWCA
Retired President/CEO
Heftel Management
Honolulu, HI

East-West Center Foundation Officers

EWC President
Suzanne Puanani Vares-Lum

Vice President/Treasurer
Robert Riley

Assistant Treasurer
Lesley Murashige

Carleen G. Gumapac