Chancellor appoints members of A.D. Search Advisory Committee

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Diane Chang, (808) 956-0391
Director of Communications, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Aug 23, 2012

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Chancellor Tom Apple has formed a Search Advisory Committee to select a new Athletics Director.   Howard Karr, former chair of the UH Board of Regents, will co-chair the committee with Norm Chow, UH football head coach.
Other committee members are:
·       Keith Amemiya, Executive Administrator and Secretary, UH Board of Regents
·       Laura Beeman, Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, UH Mānoa         
·       Bob Harrison, CEO and President, First Hawaiian Bank      
·       Peter Ho, Chairman, President and CEO, Bank of Hawai‘i   
·       Bonnyjean Manini, Chair, UH Mānoa Faculty Senate Executive Committee 
·       Mike McCartney, President and CEO, Hawai‘i Tourism Authority
·       Diane Nakashima, APT representative, UH Mānoa
·       Peter Nicholson, Faculty Athletics Representative, UH Mānoa
·       Mark Polivka, Chairman, ‘Ahahui Koa Ānuenue      
·       Teena Rasmussen, Regent Emerita, UH Board of Regents  
·       David Shoji, Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball, UH Mānoa      
·       Student athlete representative – to be named              
Said Chancellor Apple, “We thank this stellar group of leaders for volunteering their time to find the right person to become Athletics Director, as we embark on a new level of competition in football as part of the Mountain West, and all other sports as part of the Big West.”
 The committee will decide whether to employ a search firm.
While the search is under way, University of Hawaii Vice President Rockne Freitas will continue in his role as acting Athletics Director.