The University of Hawaii Foundation and the University of Hawaii Alumni Association (UHAA) have announced Janet Yoshida Bullard has been promoted to vice president of marketing and communications – alumni and donor relations for the UH Foundation.
In this new leadership position, Bullard will manage the alumni and donor relations teams, communications and marketing group, and the annual giving and e-communications teams.
She joined the Foundation in 2008 as the associate vice president of alumni relations at the UH Foundation and executive director of UHAA.
Bullard came to the UH Foundation after 10 years serving as senior director of marketing and promotions for Hawaiian Airlines.
Following her graduation from UH Manoa in 1982 where she earned her BFA, she spent most of her career working in the visitor industry in various marketing and sales management positions in hotels, the Hawaii Convention Center and membership organizations such as the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau and the San Diego Visitors and Convention Bureau.
“I have had the privilege of working with Janet since she joined UH Foundation,” said Barry Weinman, chairman of UH Foundation Board of Trustees. “She is a first order professional who will be a tremendous asset in this new role as we work to build a stronger future for our institution through private philanthropic support and alumni engagement.”