Office of University Relations

UH Hilo Marketing & Social Media Advisory Group (MSMAG)

The MSMAG is comprised of the college deans, a Faculty Congress member, a UHHSA representative, a community member, and various departments campuswide, with input from Strategic Planning. Overall, the group encompasses 27 campus units or organizations that provide UH Hilo’s Institutional Marketing Office with collaborative guidance.

On this page:

Facilitator

  • Nyssa Kushi, Institutional Marketing - University Relations

Members

  • Farrah-Marie Gomes, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Admissions Representative
  • Michael Taylor, Alumnus/Former UHHSA Student Representative
  • Billi Derleth, Athletics
  • Lai Sha Bugado, Campus Center
  • Matthew Kalahiki, Campus Center
  • Jake Galves, Campus Center
  • Kainoa Ariola-Sukisaki, Career and Academic Advising Center
  • Julie Mowrer, Center for Community Engagement
  • Marisa Miyashiro, Center for Community Engagement
  • Todd Shumway, Center for Global Education and Exchange/Study Abroad
  • Carolina Lam, Center for Global Education and Exchange/Study Abroad
  • Bruce Mathews, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management
  • Michael Bitter, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Helen Tien, College of Business and Economics
  • Jim Mike, College of Natural & Health Sciences
  • Blaine Bautista, Computing Center
  • Miriam Mobley Smith, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
  • Lara Gomez, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
  • Susan Shirachi, Disability Services
  • Patsy Iwasaki, Faculty Congress
  • Darin Igawa, Graphics Services
  • Tanya Ibarra, Graphics Services
  • Miles Yoshioka, Hawaiʻi Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Sherri Akau, Housing
  • Keiki Kawai‘ae‘a, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language
  • Kamalani Johnson, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language
  • Joseph Sanchez, Library
  • Chelsea Kay-Wong, Office of the Registrar
  • Lee Barnette-Dombroski, Performing Arts Center
  • Sunny Walker, Web Services
  • Brennan Low, Web Services

Contributors

  • Kathleen Baumgardner, Strategic Planning
  • Maile Boggeln, Campus Center
  • Jim Mellon, International Student Services
  • Kelli Okumura, Research Office
  • Upward Bound
  • UH Hilo Student Association (UHHSA)

Past Members

  • Jennifer Naguwa, Admissions
  • Carolyn Ma, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy
  • Emmeline de Pillis, College of Business and Economics
  • Raiatea Arcuri, UHHSA Student Representative
  • Zachary Street, Admissions
  • Nico Verissimo, UH Foundation Alumni Relations
  • Russ Blunck, Athletics
  • Michele Blunck, Athletics
  • Jim Beets, College of Natural & Health Sciences
  • Chris Nishioka, Academic Affairs
  • Shara Mahoe, First Year Experience
  • Maria Vicente, Admissions