AccesSurf Staff & Board Members

Meet Our Awesome Team!

  • Cara Short
    Cara Short Executive Director
  • Eddie Murai
    Eddie Murai Board Chairman

    Parts Manager
    Pacific Honda

  • ANDREW ROSEN
    ANDREW ROSEN Board President

    CEO
    Summit Media

  • Breana Grosz
    Breana Grosz Board Vice President

    General Manager
    International Market Place

  • Cam Lovelace
    Cam Lovelace Board Secretary

    General Manager
    Alaska Airlines

  • Edmund Pang
    Edmund Pang Treasurer

    CFO Hawaii State Federal Credit Union

  • Jen Chahanovich
    Jen Chahanovich Board Member

    President and CEO
    Wilcox Medical Center (Hawaii Pacific Health)

  • Jonah Kogen
    Jonah Kogen Board Member

    CEO
    Hillside Development

  • CANDY LUSCOMB
    CANDY LUSCOMB Board Member

    Nurse (Retired)
    Queen’s Medical Center

  • Kevin Hillery
    Kevin Hillery Board Member

    Attorney
    Department of Defense

  • Napua Harbottle
    Napua Harbottle Board Member

    Partner
    Ka’anani’au

  • KATIE YOSHIOKA
    KATIE YOSHIOKA Board Member

    Vice President, Investments
    UBS Financial Swiss Bank

  • Emily Kuraoka
    Emily Kuraoka Board Member

    Owner
    ABC Cleaning Company

  • Tom Powers
    Tom Powers Board Member

    General Manager
    PACE Supply 

  • David Banks
    David Banks Board Member

    Partner
    Cades Schutte

  • Anne Lee
    Anne Lee Board Member

    Retail Sales Manager
    Star Advertiser

  • Gabe Ruiz
    Gabe Ruiz Program Coordinator
  • Ann Yoshida
    Ann Yoshida Training and Innovation
  • AULII HIRAYAMA
    AULII HIRAYAMA Development Director
  • Russ Kim
    Russ Kim Program Administrator
  • Simone Schmid
    Simone Schmid Program Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Melanie Chun
    Melanie Chun
  • RICH JULIAN
    RICH JULIAN CO-FOUNDER
  • MARK MARBLE
    MARK MARBLE Co-Founder

Executive Advisory Committee

Business leaders committed to serving AccesSurf.

Andrew Rosen
Hawaii State Federal Credit Union

David Banks
Cades-Schutte Law Firm

Jeff Marcello
FCH Enterprises/ Pomaika’i Ballrooms

Roger Higa
New York Life Insurance

Leadership Committee

 Community members dedicated to giving back.

  • Jim Russell (Chair)
  • Deborah Eveland (Secretary)
  • Angela Atkins
  • Candy Luscomb
  • Jeffrey Hepfer
  • Lynette Hanashiro
  • Melanie Chun
  • Kristen Kelly
  • Ryan Kohara
  • Nathan Quigley
  • Shaina Ducosin
  • Susan Wilkinson
  • Rich Julian
  • Russell Kim

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 & Michelle 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

Juice Aguirre
Juice Productions Hawaii

Ralph Goto
(Retired) Head of Ocean Safety, City and County of Hawaii