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Nominations sought for UH Board of Regents

MEDIA RELEASE

Regents Candidate Advisory Council (RCAC) Chair Karl Fujii has announced the commencement of the fall recruitment process and encourages the submissions of nominations for the following four seats on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents (BOR): City and County of Honolulu, Kauai County, At Large and Student.

These seats are currently occupied by Regents Dennis Hirota, Ramon de la Pena, Teena Rasmussen and Matthew Williams, whose terms end June 30, 2012.

As mandated by law, the RCAC must present the names of at least two finalists for each seat to the governor at least 120 days prior to the expiration of a term. Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s appointments from this list are subject to Hawaii State Senate consent and confirmation and will serve for five years beginning July 1, 2012.

Except for the At Large seat, candidates for the City and County of Honolulu and the Kauai County seats must be residents of that county. Candidates for the Student seat must be a student of the University of Hawaii System at the time of initial appointment.

Application materials and procedures as well as complete descriptions of regent’s responsibilities are available online at www.hawaii.edu/rcac or may be requested by calling (808) 692-1218 or email at borapp@hawaii.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 14, 2011.

Members of the UH Board of Regents as well as the Regents Candidate Advisory Council, who represent various constituent groups, serve voluntarily and are not paid.

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