Staff and Partners

University of Hawaiʻi Hilo Staff

Name Position Contact Information
Dr. Bonnie D. Irwin Principal Investigator
Dr. Joseph H. Genz Project Director
Dr. Mārata Tamaira Project Manager

IOA-LSAMP Governing Board

The Governing Board is composed of the Presidents/Chancellors of all partner institutions in the IOA-LSAMP alliance. The purpose of the board is to provide global perspective, direction, and assistance in broadening the base of support for the implementation and sustainability of LSAMP activities.

Name Institution
Bonnie D. Irwin , Chancellor University of Hawai‘i at Hilo
Patrick Tellei, President Palau Community College
Theresa Koroivulaono, President College of the Marshall Islands
Thomas Krise, President University Of Guam
David Lassner, Chancellor University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Rosevonne Pato, President American Samoa Community College
Lynn Babington, President Chaminade University
Joseph Daisy, President College of Micronesia—FSM
Mary Okada, President Guam Community College
John Gotanda, President Hawaii Pacific University
Frankie Eliptico, Interim President Northern Marianas College |

IOA-LSAMP External Advisory Board

Name Institution
Saba Ali, Associate Dean of Research University of Iowa
Vidalino Raatior, Principal Consultant Raatior Consulting
Koh Ming Wei, Ecoliteracy Senior Specialist Pacific Resources for Education and Learning
Kālepa Baybayan, Navigator-in-Residence ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center
David Ueda, President Micronesians United, Big Island (MU-BI)

IOA-LSAMP Campus Coordinators

Name Campus Contact Information
Letupu Moananu American Samoa Community College
Chrystie Naeole Chaminade University
Peltin Pelep College of Micronesia-FSM
Sali Andrike College of the Marshall Islands
Anthony Jay Sunga Guam Community College
Tara Davis Hawaii Pacific University
Velma Deleon Guerrero Northern Marianas College
Vernice Yuzi Palau Community College
Ross Miller University of Guam
Kelli Ching UH Mānoa