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UH Board of Regents Chooses New Chair, Vice Chairs

Randolph Moore was elected chair, while Jan Sullivan and Eugene Bal were selected as vice chairs.

·By Alia Wong

The University of Hawaii Board of Regents voted unanimously yesterday to appoint Randolph Moore as the board’s chairman.

Moore succeeds outgoing chairman John Holzman, whose term ended this year.

Meanwhile, Jan Sullivan and Eugene Ball were elected vice chairs, succeeding former vice chairs Saedene Ota, who recently resigned, and James Lee.

The terms last one year.

Regents June 2014

The regents hear public testimony before taking the vote for a new president.

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Moore, of Honolulu, joined the board last year, before which he worked as a business executive, Department of Education administrator and middle-school teacher. His business affiliations include Castle and Cooke, Molokai Ranch and Kaneohe Ranch.

Sullivan, also of Honolulu, is the chief operating officer of the Hawaii technology firm Oceanit, which manages activities such as early-stage research and development, start-up company formation and capitalization.

Bal, of Maui, previously served as executive director of the Maui High Performance Computing Center and is a retired Naval officer.

 

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