Previously appointed Community and Outreach Education Specialist in October 2006, Wilma Koep became the supervisor of the Community and Outreach Education Division in September 2013. Wilma provides public benefits assistance such as TANF, Medicaid and Quest, Food Stamps/Financial Assistance, Subsidized Housing, and Child Care Subsidy programs for the Lāna‘i community. Wilma, a Filipina, hails from Magsingal, Ilocos Sur. She maintains her credentials with the Legal Society of Hawai’i and is active in the community and in her church. Ms. Koep received an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts from Maui Community College and has a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Baguio. Prior to her role at LCHC, she was program assistant at Aloha House Extension, a part-time teacher at Lāna‘i High and Elementary School, and a forestry technician in Tuba, Benguet, Philippines.