2024 Officers and Board Members

President
Carrie Ogami, JD, Director of Gift Planning
Punahou School

President-elect, Education Co-Chair
Deborah Ng-Furuhashi, Vice President
First Hawaiian Bank

Secretary
Jen-L Lyman, JD, Director of Planned Giving & Advisor Relations
Hawai'i Community Foundation

Treasurer
Paul Tonnessen, Executive Director
Friends of the Children's Justice Center of Maui

Education Co-Chair
Kyle Karioka, Director of Planned Giving
The Salvation Army - Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division

Membership Chair
Ellen Kazama, Director of the Office of Estate and Gift Planning
University of Hawai'i Foundation

Communications Chair
Lara Siu, Associate Director of Philanthropy
The Nature Conservancy, Hawai'i and Palmyra

Director/Immediate Past President
Kristi Bates, CFRE, Senior Director of Major Gifts and Donor Engagement
YMCA Honolulu

Director
Allison Ohanian, Senior Executive Director of Estate and Gift Planning
University of Hawai'i Foundation

Director
Beth Iwata, Director of Development
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii

Director
Kellie Schmidke, Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving
Catholic Charities Hawaii

Emeritus Board
Michael Coppes, JD, Retired, Director of Estate and Gift Planning
University of Hawai'i Foundation

Emeritus Board
Patti Look, CFRE, Principal
The FundDevelopment Group