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
    American Airlines Hawaii

  • Jonah Kogen
    Jonah Kogen Treasurer

    CEO
    Hillside Development

  • Edmund Pang
    Edmund Pang Board Member

    CFO

    Hawaii State Federal Credit Union

  • 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

    EVP/COO
    ABC Corporation/Hawaii Soap Factory

  • Tom Powers
    Tom Powers Board Member

    General Manager
    PACE Supply 

  • David Banks
    David Banks Board Member

    Partner
    Cades Schutte

  • Christine Yasuma
    Christine Yasuma Board Member

    Director of Marketing and Promotions

    Pacific Media Group

  • Bobby Ikeda
    Bobby Ikeda Board Member

    President and CEO

    Circle Group

  • Ted Jung
    Ted Jung Board Member

    Entrepreneur | Business Development

    Retired Media Executive

  • 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
  • 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
  • Candy Luscomb
  • Jeffrey Hepfer
  • Lynette Hanashiro
  • Melanie Chun
  • Kristen Kelly
  • Ryan Kohara
  • Nathan Quigley
  • Shaina Ducosin
  • Susan Wilkinson
  • Mark Marble
  • Katie Mckay
  • Tani Kalaukoa

Key Volunteers

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

Peter and Candy Luscomb, 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

Tim and Dylan Smith
Set Up/Tear Down

Angie Atkins, Tom Powers, Chris Courtois
Surf Schedulers

Torii Lynch
Lunch Tent

Tony Lynch
Water Support Pushers

Katie McKay
Transfers

Lynette Hanashiro, Kitty Powers
Equipment

Susan Wilkinson
Volunteer Coordinator

Honorary Board

Juice Aguirre
Juice Productions Hawaii

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