Board of Directors

Lori Miller
Executive Director
Kauai Hospice

Vice President

Daniel Fischberg, MD, PhD 
Medical Director, Pain & Palliative Care Dept.
The Queen’s Medical Center

Rebecca S. Ward
Ward Research Inc.

Nathan K. Hokama, APR
Strategic Communication Solutions, LLC

Linda Axtell-Thompson, DBioethics, MBA
Adjunct Faculty, MBA Program
Chaminade University

Brenda Ho, RN, MS
Executive Director
Hospice of Hilo

Marilyn Seely, MPH
UH Center on Aging
Community Advocate/Kōkua Council/
Retired Director, Executive Office on Aging

Rae Seitz, MD
Medical Director

Gary Simon
St. Francis Healthcare Systems

Suzie So-Miyahira, MBA, MPH
Director, Oncology Clinics and Fetal Diagnostic Center
Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children

Emese Somogyi, MD
Palliative Care Program
Pali Momi Medical Center, Hawaii Pacific Health

Joy Yadao, RN
Kuakini Hospital

Kenneth L. Zeri, RN, MS 
President & CPO
Hospice Hawai‘i


Jeannette G. Koijane, MPH
Executive Director