Advisory Board Members
The Governor’s office on Boards and Commissions is accepting Recommendations. Here is the link for making a recommendation. http://boards.hawaii.gov/ You can also call (808) 433-0420 to make a recommendation.
BG Anne Greenlee, Oahu Board Member (Chair)
Ms. Greenlee is an Air Force veteran with 32 years of service. She has served in the Global War on Terrorism and is currently working for the US Dept. of Labor as the local Hawaii Director for Veterans Employment and Training Service.
Clay Park, Oahu Board Member (Vice-Chair)
Mr. Park created the Uncles and Aunties program to help assist Veterans and their Families navigate the VA application process. Former case manager for helping hands Hawaii working with the adult mental health clients. Retired US Army with 25 years of service.
Bridget Komine, Oahu Board Member
Bridget Komine is the Assistant Director, US Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) for Hawaii and Guam and a retired Chief Master Sergeant with over 30 years of military service.
Michael Lilly, Oahu Board Member
Mr. Lilly is a former Hawai`i Attorney General and Vietnam War combat veteran who retired after 30 years as a Navy Captain.
Harold Bugado, Hilo Board Member
Mr. Bugado served over 6 years during the Vietnam War. Retired after 36 years from the Hawaii County Elderly Activities Division as the Operations Director.
Wilbert Pereira, Kauai Board Member
Mr. Pereira is a retiree from Kauai Electric Company with 27 years of service. He is currently a member of the Kauai Veterans Center management committee, cemetery committee and Sec. Treasurer of the Kauai Vietnam Era Veterans Association.
Jim Traxler, Kona Board Member
Mr. Traxler, LTC, U.S. Army (retired). Served 20 years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with overseas assignments in Europe and Vietnam.
Chelsea Fernandez, Maui Board Member
Ms. Fernandez is a U.S. Army Reserve Veteran and served a tour in Iraq. She is currently on the Hawaii Women Military Task Force helping to improve the lives of women veterans who have served their country.