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Alan Oshima | Chairperson

Biography

Former President and CEO of Hawaiian Electric. Practiced law in the areas of water rights, land use, and public utility regulation. Previously involved in numerous public education initiatives such as Hawaiʻi 3R’s and the YMCA of Honolulu.

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Harold Edwards | Vice Chairperson

Biography

Former development director for HCDA, Senior Vice-President of the Development division for Molokai Properties (dba Molokai Ranch), and current President and CEO of ITC Water Management, Inc., a design/build contractor.

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Bettina Mehnert | Member, Construction Industry Rep.

Biography

President and CEO of AHL, a leading architectural, planning, and interior design firm in Hawaiʻi for more than 75 years. A licensed architect, she has led her team on a multitude of large-scale design and development projects across the state.

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Edmund Aczon | Member

Biography

Executive Director of the Hawaii Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund with extensive experience in the construction industry and recipient of numerous awards from local and national business and construction entities. Former Land Use Commissioner, serves on the Hawaii 3Rs (Repairing, Remodeling and Restoring Our Schools) Board as a director and also as the chairperson of the Technical Committee.

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Jan Iwase | Member

Biography

Early childhood educator and Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) teacher and principal with 45 years of experience. Partnered with Department of Defense Education Activity and HIDOE on a $33.2 million grant to upgrade school facilities to reflect 21st century priorities and authored two books, Leading with Aloha and Educating with Aloha.


The School Facilities Authority Subcommittees and Appointments

Learning Spaces

Subcommittee Chairperson:
Jan Iwase

Member(s):
Bettina Mehnert

Workforce Housing

Subcommittee Chairperson:
Harold Edwards

Member(s):
Bettina Mehnert

Operations

Subcommittee Chairperson:
Bettina Mehnert

Member(s):
Edmund Aczon