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, U.C. Berkeley
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Medical Microbiology, U.C. 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

Steve_Sparks

Steven Bryant Sparks

Residence

Leilani Estates, Pahoa, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Member, Organizer, Puna Pono Alliance
  • Member and Past President, UNA/USA

Education

  • San Francisco State College
  • California State College at Hayward California

Work Experience

  • President of Great Day Development Sales Corporation, A California Corporation.
  • Owner of Mg Products, in Pahoa Hawaii

 Linda Iwata

Linda Iwata

Residence

Pahoa, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Treasurer, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center
  • Secretary, Hawaii Island Contractors’ Association
  • Treasurer, The Pahoa Schools Support Foundation
  • Member, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii
  • Past Treasurer, Pahoa Nikkei Jin Kai

Education

  • UH-Hilo, Accounting/Business

Work Experience

  • Asstistant, HPM Building Supply
  • Vice President/Financial Officer, Sanford’s Service Center, Inc. (35+ yrs)

 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
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, University of the Philippines

Work Experience

  • Real Estate Broker, Savio Realty
  • 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

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
  • UC Irvine, Post Graduate Work, Computer Science

Work Experience

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

Ruth Larkin

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Clinic

Renae Mathson

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Clinic

Bill Parecki

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Clinic

Ted_Peskin

Ted Peskin, MD

Residence

Hilo, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center

Education

  • BA, University of Wisconsin
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine
  • 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, Mass
  • Chief of Ob/Gyn St. Vincent Hospital and Fallon Clinic, Worcester, Mass
  • Chairman of Ob/Gyn Medical Group of Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

Steve_Sugar

Steve Sugar

Residence

Hawaii Paradise Park, Keaau, HI

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Directors, Puna Community Medical Center

Education

  • BA, Business, Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Attended Ohio University

Work Experience

  • Self-employed Bookkeeper and Tax Preparer
  • General Manager, Pahoa Natural Grocery
  • Accountant, Island Naturals