Board

Ralph_Boyea

Ralph Boyea

Residence

Orchidland, Kea’au, HI

Current Affiliations

  • President, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Treasurer Hawaii County Democratic Party, District 4; past Precinct Chair and Convention Delegate
  • Taxpayer Advocate for the State of Hawaii, IRS
  • Past President, Secretary, Director Orchidland Community Association
  • Past member Hospital Management Advisory Committee, State of Hawaii

Education

  • BA, Bacteriology/Chemistry, UC Berkeley
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Medical Microbiology, UC San Francisco

Work Experience

  • Legislative Advocate, Hawaii County Council
  • Division Chief, Hawaii Division Hawai’i Government Employee’s Association
  • Union Agent, Hawaii Government Employee’s Association
  • Medical Microbiologist, Department of Health, State of Hawaii
  • Medical Technologist, Hilo Medical Center, State of Hawaii

Richard_Bidleman

Richard Bidleman

Residence

Leilani Estates, Pahoa, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Treasurer, Friends of Russell Ruderman
  • Member, Friends of the Pahoa Library

Education

  • BA, Economics, UC Santa Barbara
  • MBA, UC Berkeley
  • Post Graduate Work, Computer Science, UC Irvine

Work Experience

  • Professor, Peralta C. C. District, Business Information Systems/Computer Science, Oakland, CA
  • American Micro Systems, IT Consultant, San Francisco Bay Area

Holly Ka'akimaka

Holly Ka`akimaka

Residence

Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Director/Governance Committee, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Director/Government Affairs Committee, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Board President, Friends of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Board Chair, Arc of Hilo

Education

  • BFA/Psychology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Post Graduate Work, Chaminade University, HI

Work Experience

  • Regional Human Resources Director, Hilo Medical Center/Ka`u Hospital/Hale Ho`ola Hamakua, Hilo, HI
  • Vice President, Human Resources, Maui Pineapple Company/Kapalua Resorts, Maui, HI
  • Corporate Human Resources Director, Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Kahului, HI
  • Human Resources Manager, Institute of Human Services, Honolulu, HI
  • Employee Relations Manager, The Hertz Corporation, Honolulu, HI
  • Recruiter , Universal Studios/Universal Pictures/MCA Records, North Hollywood, CA
  • Internship Coordinator, Fox Broadcasting Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Production Artist, Mobius Design Company, Los Angeles, CA

 Ariel Murphy

Ariel Murphy

Residence

Pahoa, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Member, Government Affairs Committee, Hawaii Island Realtors
  • Member, Rotary Club of Pahoa Sunset
  • Director, Philippine Women’s Alliance of Hawaii
  • Past President, Filipino Chamber of Commerce, Hawaii County
  • Past Director, Orchidland Community Association, BOD
  • Past Director, Mainstreet Pahoa Association

Education

  • Post-graduate Certificate in Management, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
  • Master of Arts in Management, major in Public Administration minor in Business Management, Philippine Christian University, Manila
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, University of the Philippines

Work Experience

  • Real Estate Broker, Savio Realty, HI
  • Director IV, Training and Information Service, Department of Budget and Management, Republic of the Philippines
  • Division Chief, Fiscal Planning Service, Department of Budget and Management
  • Training Officer, Farm Systems Development Corporation, Republic of the Philippines
  • Project Assistant, Rural Development Department, Development Academy of the Philippines

Cathy Nutting

Cathy Nutting

Residence

Hilo, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Orchid Manor Condominium
  • Hawaii Island Humane Society, Keaau; volunteer for fostering animals

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO
  • Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP)
  • Certified Nurse Manager Leader (CNML)

Work Experience

  • Nursing Supervisor, Hilo Medical Center, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Project Development, Hilo Medical Center, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Emergency Management, Hilo Medical Center, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Hawaii Healthcare Emergency Management; Hawaii County Coordinator
  • Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) Registered Nurse, United States Air Force Reserves (retired)

Ted_Peskin

Ted Peskin, MD

Residence

Hilo, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center

Education

  • BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine, Madison, WI
  • Residency, Barnes Hospital, St Louis, MO

Work Experience

  • Chief Medical Officer, Hilo Medical Center and East Hawaii Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Hawaii John Burns School of Medicine
  • Clinical Professor of Ob/Gyn Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
  • Chief of Ob/Gyn St. Vincent Hospital and Fallon Clinic, Worcester, MA
  • Chairman of Ob/Gyn Medical Group of Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Lauri Redus

Lauri Redus

Residence

Volcano, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • RT (R)(CT)(M)(QM), American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • RMDS, RVT, American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • CRA, Association of Hospital Radiology Administrators
  • Medical Group Management Association
  • Radiology Business Management Association
  • American College of Healthcare Executives

Education

  • BS Radiologic Technology, Belmont University, Nashville, TN
  • BA Healthcare Management, Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS
  • Graduate Studies in Leadership, Western Governor’s University, Salt Lake City, UT

Work Experience

  • Regional Imaging Administrator, Hilo Medical Center, Hilo, HI
  • Administrator, The Imaging Centers at Wolf River, Germantown, TN
  • Medical Mission Volunteer, LiveBeyond, Nashville, TN
  • Director of Radiology, Paris Regional Medical Center, Paris, TX
  • Committee Chair, City of Paris Historic Preservation Committee, Paris, TX
  • Committee Chair, Lamar Country Board of Health, Paris, TX
  • Associate Professor, Radiologic Technology Program, Paris Junior College, Paris, TX
  • PACS Administrator, McCurtain Memorial Hospital, Idabel, OK
  • Chief Technologist, Choctaw Memorial Hospital, Hugo, OK
  • Clinic Coordinator, Texoma Medical Center, Denison, TX
  • Chief Technologist, Atoka Memorial Hospital, Atoka, OK

Arthur Sampaga Jr

Arthur Sampaga Jr

Residence

Hilo, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Rotary Club of South Hilo
  • American Organization of Nurse Executive (AONE)
  • Boy Scouts of America (BSA)
  • Veterans of Foreign War (VFW)

Education

  • Masters Science in Nursing Degree, Grantham University, Kansas
  • Bachelors Science in Nursing Degree, University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • Associates Degree in Nursing Degree, Hawaii Community College at Hilo
  • Command and General Staff College, Ft Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Hawaii Military Academy (HMA)
  • Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
  • Certified Nurse Manager Leader (CNML)
  • Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP)

Work Experience

  • Chief Nursing Officer, Hilo Medical Center
  • Nursing Director Critical Care / Surgical Services, Hilo Medical Center
  • Emergency Management, Hilo Medical Center, Hilo HI
  • Lt Colonel (Ret) U.S. Army, Deputy Commander / Chief Nurse Medical Command, Hawaii National Guard
  • Combat Veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom

 Lisa Shiroma

Lisa Shiroma

Residence

Hilo, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center

Education

  • BA, University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • MBA, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda CA

Work Experience

  • Assistant Hospital Administrator (Clinics, Imaging & Pharmacy), Hilo Medical Center

Joni Waltjen

Joni Waltjen

Residence

Hilo, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Treasurer, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Director, Board of Directors, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Hawaii Chapter
  • Member, Rotary Club of South Hilo
  • Relay for Life Volunteer, American Cancer Society

Education

  • BA, University of Hawaii Hilo

Work Experience

  • Interim Chief Financial Officer, East Hawaii Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Controller, East Hawaii Region, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Community Relations Manager, Hilo Medical Center, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation
  • Manager, Stacey’s Pets