Senate Honors Kauila Clark of WCCHC on 2/12/12

Senate Honors Kauila Clark of WCCHC on 2/12/12 (click to enlarge)

The Senate honored Kauila Clark, a long-serving member of the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC) board, for being named Chair of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The following are introductions made by Sen. Shimabukuro following her speech honoring Kauila Clark on 2/21/12:

1) Kauila Clark’s mother, Louise Gregson, born in Kainaliu, Kona, and now residing in Missouri
2) Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (WCCHC) Kupuna Council members: Ace Kaleohana, Keaunauna Kalua, Al Harrington
3) WCCHC Board of Directors: Kamahana Ferrar, Chair; Renee Rego
4) WCCHC Staff: Rich Bettini, CEO; Dr. Ric Custodio, Director of Education; Dr. Vija Seghal
5) Dr. Marjorie Mau, UH Medical School
6) John McColmas, AlohaCare CEO
7) Sheila Beckham, Waikiki Health Center CEO
8) Mei Akamine, Waimanalo Health Center CEO
9) Emmanuel Kintu, Kalihi Palama Health Center CEO
10) Leilani Collins, Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center staff and cousin to Kauila Clark

Many other supporters of Kauila Clark were in the gallery. Congratulations to Kauila for being the first Native Hawaiian Chair of NACHC, as well as the first health care consumer to serve as Chair!

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One Response

  1. Congratulations Kauila you earned and deserve this position. I know you will do the best. Again Congratulations!

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