Meet Our Awesome Team!

AccesSurf Staff & Board Members
  • 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

  • Kainoa Penaroza
    Kainoa Penaroza Board Member

    Co-Owner

    Tag Aloha Co.

  • Keno Knieriem
    Keno Knieriem Board Member

    Owner

    Treehouse Coworking, Honokea

Staff

  • Angie Atkins
    Angie Atkins Operations Director
    AKA Clipboard Queen
  • Ann Yoshida
    Ann Yoshida Training & Innovation Specialist
  • Russ Kim
    Russ Kim Program Technical Specialist and Equipment Coordinator
    AKA No Fuss Russ
  • Simone Schmid
    Simone Schmid Grant Writer & Program Evaluator
  • Shaina Bachstein
    Shaina Bachstein Communications Coordinator
    AKA Inspiration Coordinator

Founders

  • RICH JULIAN
    RICH JULIAN Co-Founder
  • MARK MARBLE
    MARK MARBLE Co-Founder

Leadership Committee

 Community members dedicated to giving back.

  • Jim Russell (Chair)
  • Deb Eveland (Secretary)
  • Justin Stanford
  • Amy Rauch
  • Jeffrey Hepfer
  • Lynette Cantere
  • Dan Mitsuda
  • Gabriel Ruiz
  • Susan Wilkinson
  • Jerry Prinzo
  • Mark Marble
  • Tani Kalaukoa
  • Tony Lynch

Key Volunteers

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

Deb Eveland, Harold Fujii
Check in, Registration

Beau Hodge, Dan Mitsuda
Surf Instructor

Tom Powers
Surf Schedulers

Amy Rauch
Transfers

Jerry Prinzo
Set Up/Tear Down

Jeff Hepfer, Linda Harrington, Tani Kalaukoa
Assisted Swim

Jim Russell, Eddie Murai, Justin Stanford
Water Safety

Tony Lynch
Water Support Pushers

Kitty Powers
Equipment

Lynette Cantere
Profiling