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Beverly Zigmond, President, is a long-time member of our community having lived on Lāna'i for nearly 20 years, and call this island and community her 'home'. She is a former small business owner, Lāna'i ‘s Pele's Garden, Lāna'i’s Health Food Store opened in 1995, closing due to the economy in 2001. Wanting to continue to be of service to the community, she began working as a domestic violence advocate for Women Helping Women in 2002, which she continues today. In 2004 she also accepted a role at Aloha House to provide outpatient substance abuse treatment to juveniles, eventually expanding to serve adults as well. In July 2010 Bev became the first certified substance abuse counselor on this island. Bev served as a Board member for LCHC early on in our history, and we are very pleased to have her back on our Board now.
Jason Gill, Vice President, graduated from Lāna’i High & Elementary School. He served four years in the U.S. Navy and then returned to Lāna’i. He attended Maui College where he received his Certification as a Nurse Assistant.  In the past, he has served as Lāna’i’s Early Head Start Parent Policy Council Representative.  He is currently a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician at the Lāna’i Community Dialysis Center.  Jason spends his free time volunteering for Hui Wa'a O Lāna’i Youth Paddling Program. Mr. Gill is also kept busy caring for his two young children, Meyah and Nathan.
Michele Piilani Holsomback, Secretary, is the daughter of Pete & Charlotte Holsomback of Waipahu, granddaughter of the late Ernest & Rebecca Richardson of Ko'ele. She is a graduate from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Post‐Baccalaureate in Secondary Education. Michele is currently the Vice Principal at Lana'i High & Elementary School and a formerly a middle school science teacher and Na Pua No'eau Coordinator. She resides on Lana'i Hawaiian Homelands with her dreamy husband, Zachary and their delightful dog, Marty.
Deborah dela Cruz, Treasurer, is a retired bank manager and financial specialist with  experience in contract negotiations.  Ms. dela Cruz is a long time member of the BOD Finance Committee. Born on Lāna'i, she moved away  but returned in 1990 after a 23-year absence. In addition to her activities with LCHC, Ms. dela Cruz is a member of the Lāna'i City Lions Club and a former trustee of the Hawaii Lions Foundation.


One of the Founders of the Health Center, Jackie Woolsey recently retired after serving as Public Health Nurse on Lāna'i for the last twenty years. She is a Native Hawaiian kupuna (elder) who continues to work closely with Lāna'i’s underserved populations, and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and husband, Ed.
Andrew de la Cruz is the owner of International Food and Clothing Center, and has run his business for 35 years. He has been a member of the Maui County Police Commission in the past, and is currently on the Maui County Fire & Safety Commission.
Amelia A. Atacador is currently enrolled and interning with the Sustainable Construction Technology Program at the University of Hawaii at Maui. Born and raised on Lāna’i, Amy has spent many hours volunteering for the community, including providing volunteer assistance at the Salvation Army, the Hi‐eth Project, Malama Family Recovery Center, and Ke Hale A Ke Ola Hou. Amy is interested in and committed to making a difference and providing a voice from the community and for patients of LCHC.
Deidre Kamalani Donato is interested in health, business, fundraising, and social services. As one of our newer Board members and a young Mom, Kamalani has much to offer including insight into the needs of young adults on Lāna'i. Kamalani has served on other boards and in volunteer positions: Lāna'i Cultural and Heritage Center and the Clean Up of Kanepu’u.
Jennifer Montgomery began teaching at Lanai High and Elementary School in 2001.  She graduated from Utah State University in 1998 with a degree in Family Human Development and earned her Teaching License in Elementary Education from Chapman University in 2000.  Since 2001 Jen has split her time, teaching most years and taking four years off to be with her children Keala and Kai.  During those years “off” Jen worked as Program Coordinator for the P-3 Initiative Grant and worked as a Keiki ABC Art Instructor. Jen joins the LCHC board with an aim to server her community and help LCHC achieve its goal of providing the best quality of care on island.
Laura Novell, our former Board President, is currently on leave from her position as a Language Arts Teacher working in special education. She works closely with many of the islands low‐income families. She is also a volunteer who assists cancer patients.
Shelly Barfield, is a professional in administration working for the County of Maui currently, but has also worked in the past for Castle & Cooke, and has extensive background in site preparation and building development.
Linda Westfall lived on Lāna'i for 7 years, making it her home. However, she moved back to the mainland due to family needs. She remains supportive of our organization and assists as she can, especially within her area of expertise — fundraising.
Alton Aoki works for the Hawai'i State Department of Health Services, specializing in coordinating Medicaid benefits for the island’s low‐income families.
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