Office of the Chancellor

Committee on Access

This committee provides advice, consultation and recommendations to the Chancellor and his senior leadership team regarding campus planning related to compliance with federal accessibility standards, including the prioritizing of accessibility improvements of facilities to meet those requirements; serves as a forum for facilitating campus-wide discussion of policies, procedures, programs, facilities, and other matters that assure the full inclusion of people with disabilities into our diverse campus community; serves to review matters related to disability access and, when possible, reach consensus on practical courses of action and when necessary, make recommendation to the chancellor and his senior leadership team on its findings; and shall liaison with Hawaiʻi Community College on accessibility matters as appropriate.

2020-2021 Members

  • Shawon Rahman , Professor, Computer Science and Engineering (Chair)
  • Heather Kekahuna, Student, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Brennan Low , Information Technology Specialist, Webmaster
  • Sarah Marusek , Professor, Political Science
  • Annette Sugimoto , Acting Director, Human Resources
  • William Walters , Director, Auxiliary Services
  • Jerry Watanabe , Director, Facilities Planning
  • Janelle Yi, Student, College of Pharmacy

Ex Officio Members