AccesSurf Staff & Board Members

Meet Our Awesome Team!

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

    Parts Manager
    Pacific Honda

  • Breana Grosz
    Breana Grosz Board President & Secretary

    General Manager
    International Market Place

  • Ted Jung
    Ted Jung Board Vice President

    Entrepreneur & Business Development
    Retired Media Executive

  • Christina Klemme
    Christina Klemme Board Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer
    Consuelo Foundation

  • Jonah Kogen
    Jonah Kogen Board Member

    CEO
    Hillside Development

  • Emily Kuraoka
    Emily Kuraoka Board Member

    EVP/COO
    ABC Corporation/Hawaii Soap Factory

  • Edmund Pang
    Edmund Pang Board Member

    CFO
    Hawaii State Federal Credit Union

  • David Banks
    David Banks Board Member

    Partner
    Cades Schutte

  • Christine Yasuma
    Christine Yasuma Board Member

    Custom Content Specialist
    Hawaii News Now

  • Eric Welton
    Eric Welton Board Member

    Owner
    North Shore Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Kelly Knox
    Kelly Knox Board Member

    Community Outreach

    Southwest Airlines

  • Andrea Kanno
    Andrea Kanno Board Member

    Marketing Director

    Kamehameha Schools

  • Angie Atkins
    Angie Atkins Operations Director
  • Ann Yoshida
    Ann Yoshida Training & Innovation Specialist
  • Russ Kim
    Russ Kim Program Administrator
    AKA Everything Else Guy
  • Simone Schmid
    Simone Schmid Grant Writer & Program Evaluator
  • Shaina Bachstein
    Shaina Bachstein Communications and Programs Coordinator
    AKA Inspiration Coordinator
  • RICH JULIAN
    RICH JULIAN Co-Founder
  • MARK MARBLE
    MARK MARBLE Co-Founder

Leadership Committee

 Community members dedicated to giving back.

  • Jim Russell (Chair)
  • Deborah Eveland (Secretary)
  • Angela Atkins
  • Jeffrey Hepfer
  • Lynette Cantere
  • Melanie Chun
  • Kristen Kelly
  • Ryan Kohara
  • Nathan Quigley
  • Gabriel Ruiz
  • Susan Wilkinson
  • Mark Marble
  • Tani Kalaukoa
  • Tony Lynch
  • Justin Stanford

Key Volunteers

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

Deb Eveland, Harold Fujii
Check in, Merchandise, and Registration

Jeff Hepfer, Linda Harrington, Tani Kalaukoa
Assisted Swim

Beau Hodge, Kristen Kelly
Surf Instructor

Jim Russell, Eddie Murai, Ryan Kohara
Water Safety

Angie Atkins, Tom Powers
Surf Schedulers

Tony Lynch
Water Support Pushers

Amy Rauch
Transfers

Lynette Cantere, Kitty Powers
Equipment

Susan Wilkinson
Volunteer Coordinator

Tim and Dylan Smith
Set Up/Tear Down