Senior Leadership

Our Team

We are made of world class professionals & community leaders

Dan Brinkman, RN, MPA
Dan Brinkman, RN, MPA

East Hawaii Regional CEO

Kathleen Katt, MD
Kathleen Katt, MD

Acute Care Medical Director

Rae Yamanaka
Rae Yamanaka

Secretary

Joni Waltjen
Joni Waltjen

Chief Financial Officer

Kris Wilson, Phd
Kris Wilson, Phd

Chief Information Officer

Jerry Gray, MD
Jerry Gray, MD

Vice Chair

Brenda S. Ho
Brenda S. Ho, RN

Board Member

Deanna Sako
Deanna Sako

Board Member

Joseph Skruch
Joseph Skruch

Board Chair

Stephen Smith, MD
Smith, Stephen, MD

Board Member

Lisa Shiroma, BBA, MBA
Lisa Shiroma, BBA, MBA

Assistant Hospital Administrator for Imaging, Pharmacy and Ambulatory Services

Jon Martell, MD
Jon Martell, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Barry Taniguchi
Barry Taniguchi

Board Member

Dawn Hao-De Motta
Dawn Hao-De Motta

Interim Regional Human Resources Director

Jeanean Dillard, RN
Jeanean Dillard

Patient Experience Officer

Douglass Adams
Douglass Adams, JD

HHSC Corporate Board Member

Wayne Kanemoto
Wayne Kanemoto

HHSC Corporate Board Member

Julie Tulang
Julie Tulang

HHSC Corporate Board Member

Denise Mackey, OTR/L, MS, NHA
Denise Mackey, OTR/L, MS, NHA

Administrator, Hale Ho`ola Hamakua

Merilyn Harris, RN
Merilyn Harris

Administrator, Ka`u Hospital