Board of Directors

The affairs of the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaiʻi are under the general management and control of its Board of Directors. The Board consists of eight members:

  • Two members of the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaiʻi, selected by the Board of Regents.
  • Three members appointed by the Governor:
    • 1 member from the University of Hawaiʻi system research faculty
    • 1 member from the business sector, and
    • 1 member from a non-University of Hawaiʻi research organization
  • One member appointed by the President of the Senate
  • One member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • One member being the Vice President for Research of the University of Hawaiʻi system (ex-officio, non-voting)
Donna Ikeda, Chair Senate President’s Appointee
Michael Maberry, Vice Chair House Speaker’s Appointee
Eugene Bal III UH Board of Regents Member
David Karl UH System Research Faculty Member Appointee
Kelli Goodin Non-UH Research Organization Appointee
Jan Sullivan UH Board of Regents Member
Ken Hayashida Business Sector Appointee
Vassilis Syrmos UH Vice President for Research and Innovation

Board Meeting Materials