SBRRB Elects Officers for 2016-2017
The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s Small Business Regulatory Review Board has announced officers for 2016- 2017.
According to DBEDT, the new officers are Anthony Borge, Harris Nakamoto, and Barbara Bennett.
Borge has been reappointed as SBRRB chair. He has been a member of the Board since December 2012 and has been chairperson since 2014. Borge is RMA Sales Co., Inc.’s general manager.
Nakamoto was selected as vice chair on Oahu. He has worked in the health-related field over the past 30 years. He is the director of labor accounts at Kaiser Permanente in its Marketing, Sales, and Business Development Division. Nakamoto has been an SBRRB member and second vice chair since 2014.
Bennett will serve as second vice chair. She has been a SBRRB member since December 2012. This is also her second four-year term. For the past two years, she has be SBRRB’s second vice chair. Bennett has an expansive business and community background spanning over 50 years. She is currently a small business owner and publisher of Kauai Magazine.
“I appreciate these members of the community who volunteer their time to help shape Hawai’i’s business community,” said DBEDT Director Luis P. Salaveria. “I extend my heartfelt mahalo and wish them the best in fulfilling their duties on the board.”
Additional members currently serving on the SBRRB board are Kyoko Kimura (Maui), Robert Cundiff (Oahu), Garth Yamanaka (Big Island), and Nancy Atmospera-Walch (Oahu).