The University of Hawaii Board of Regents elected new officers for the 2014-15 academic year Thursday at its full board meeting at the Information Technology Center, UH Manoa campus. Regent Randolph G. Moore of Honolulu was unanimously elected chairman, as were new vice chairs Regent Jan Naoe Sullivan, also of Honolulu, and Regent Eugene Bal III of Maui. Moore succeeds outgoing Regent and Chairman John C. Holzman and former Vice Chairs Saedene Ota and James Lee. The term of office is one year.
New Chairman Moore joined the board in 2013 and is a retired business executive with Castle and Cooke, Molokai Ranch and Kaneohe Ranch; middle school teacher and Department of Education administrator. Moore graduated from Punahou School, Swarthmore College and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Vice Chair Jan Sullivan is the chief operating officer of Hawaii technology firm Oceanit, managing activities such as early stage research and development, start-up company formation and capitalization. She is a graduate of the University Laboratory School, and earned a BA in sociology from the University of Colorado and a JD from the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s William S. Richardson School of Law.
Vice Chair Eugene Bal of Maui County is the former executive director of the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) and a retired Naval officer with over 40 years of experience in leadership roles. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and earned a master of science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School. The next full board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, at Windward Community College.