AccesSurf Staff & Board Members

Meet Our Awesome Team!

  • Cara Short
    Cara Short Executive Director
  • ANDREW ROSEN
    ANDREW ROSEN President
  • Jonah Kogen
    Jonah Kogen Vice President
  • Eddie Murai
    Eddie Murai Chairman
  • RICH JULIAN
    RICH JULIAN CO-FOUNDER
  • MARK MARBLE
    MARK MARBLE CO-FOUNDER
  • Matthew Delaney
    Matthew Delaney Treasurer
  • Jen Chahanovich
    Jen Chahanovich Board Member
  • Woody Bell
    Woody Bell Board Member
  • Andrew Rosen
    Andrew Rosen Board Member
  • CANDY LUSCOMB
    CANDY LUSCOMB BOARD MEMBER
  • MATT McCARVILLE
    MATT McCARVILLE Board Member
  • JULIE WASSEL
    JULIE WASSEL Board Member
  • JOYCE ANNA ‘JUICE’ AGUIRRE
    JOYCE ANNA ‘JUICE’ AGUIRRE BOARD MEMBER
  • KATIE YOSHIOKA
    KATIE YOSHIOKA BOARD MEMBER
  • RALPH GOTO
    RALPH GOTO BOARD MEMBER
  • Breana Grosz
    Breana Grosz Board Member
  • Emily Kuraoka
    Emily Kuraoka Board Member
  • RYAN CHAHANOVICH
    RYAN CHAHANOVICH PROGRAM COORDINATOR
  • Ann Yoshida
    Ann Yoshida Training and Innovation
  • Simone Schmid
    Simone Schmid Grant Writer, Monitoring & Evaluation

Executive Advisory Committee

Business leaders committed to serving AccesSurf.

Tammy Mencel
Pacific Business News

Pali Kaaihue
DGTV Productions; LavaNet, Inc

David Banks
Partner, Cades-Schutte Law Firm

Nicole Dairty
Aqua Aston Hospitality

Jeff Marcello
FCH Enterprises/ Pomaika’i Ballrooms

Roger Higa
New York Life Insurance

Leadership Committee

 Community members dedicated to giving back.

  • Candy Luscomb
  • Deborah Eveland
  • Emily Yoakam
  • Jeffrey Hepfer
  • Jim Russel
  • Kiana Poki
  • Kristen Kelly
  • Ryan Kohara
  • Ryan Chahanovich
  • Shaina Ducosin
  • Susan Wilkinson
  • Eddie Murai
  • Melanie Chun
  • Breana Grosz

Communications Committee

Media professionals helping us spread the word.

  • Marissa Villegas
  • Breana Grosz
  • Lynelle Marble
  • Tommy Pierucki

Key Volunteers

Our Volunteers reflect true aloha, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain loving one another!

Peter Luscomb and Candy Luscomb
Check in, Merchandise, and Registration

Mike Freyholz
Lunch Tent

Beau Hodge
Surf Instructor

Jim Russel
Set-up and Takedown Coordinator, Life Guard, Water Safety

Chris Courtois, William Albritton, Randy Crenshaw
Surf Schedulers

Jeff Hepfer and Linda Harrington
Assisted Swim

Susan Wilkinson 
Transfers

Lynette Hanashiro
Equipment

Honorary Board

Randy Rarick
Honorary Board Member Triple Crown of Surfing

Fred Hemmings
Honorary Board Member Former Hawaii Senator and Pro Surfer

Steve Boehne
Honorary Board Member Infinity Surfboards and Pro Tandem Champion

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