Meet Our Awesome Team!

AccesSurf Staff & Board Members
  • Eddie Murai
    Eddie Murai Board Chairman

    Parts Manager
    Pacific Honda

  • Thomas Foti
    Thomas Foti Board President

    Biplex General Manager
    Moana Surfrider & Sheraton Princess Kaiulani

  • Ted Jung
    Ted Jung Board Vice President

    Entrepreneur & Business Development
    Retired Media Executive

  • Christina Klemme
    Christina Klemme Board Treasurer

    Chief Financial Officer
    Consuelo Foundation

  • Kainoa Penaroza
    Kainoa Penaroza Board Secretary

    Co-Owner
    Tag Aloha Co.

  • Jonah Kogen
    Jonah Kogen Board Member

    CEO
    Hillside Development

  • Emily Kuraoka
    Emily Kuraoka Board Member

    EVP/COO
    ABC Corporation/Hawaii Soap Factory

  • Breana Grosz
    Breana Grosz Board Member

    General Manager
    Country Plaza
    (Kanas City)

  • Edmund Pang
    Edmund Pang Board Member

    CFO
    Hawaii State Federal Credit Union

  • Eric Welton
    Eric Welton Board Member

    Owner
    North Shore Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Kelly Knox
    Kelly Knox Board Member

    Community Outreach
    Southwest Airlines

  • Keno Knieriem
    Keno Knieriem Board Member

    Owner
    Treehouse Coworking, Honokea

  • Chris Cole
    Chris Cole Board Member

    Partner
    Marr, Jone & Wang LLP

  • Stephanie Nadolny
    Stephanie Nadolny Board Member

    President & CEO
    REHAB Hospital of the Pacific

Staff

  • Cara Short
    Cara Short Executive Director
  • Angie Atkins
    Angie Atkins Operations Director
    AKA Clipboard Queen
  • Ann Yoshida
    Ann Yoshida Training & Innovation Specialist
  • Russ Kim
    Russ Kim Program Administrator
    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

Exceptional Community Members

Andrew Rosen HSFCU

Andrew Rosen

CEO

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union

Leadership Committee

 Community members dedicated to giving back.

  • Jim Russell (Chair)
  • Woodrow Bell (Secretary)
  • Justin Stanford
  • Buster Kawasaki
  • Jeffrey Hepfer
  • Lynette Cantere
  • Dan Mitsuda
  • Carter Parry
  • Amanda Patenode
  • Corey Obungen
  • Josh Hallada
  • Mark Marble
  • Tani Kalaukoa
  • Rich Julian

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

Amanda Patenode
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, Mikey Provost
Water Support Pushers

Kitty Powers
Equipment

Lynette Cantere
Profiling

Creative Hui Committee

Trevor Howard

Asia Anderson

Tommy Pierucki

Jonathan Rotmensch