Na Hale O Maui Celebrates Incoming/Outgoing Officers
Na Hale O Maui, a community land trust providing affordable homes in perpetuity, held its 10th annual meeting on May 21, 2016.
The meeting celebrated Executive Director John Andersen, who is stepping down, and outstanding volunteers Dawn DeRego, board president; and Justin Hughey, board VP and NHOM’s first homeowner.
A board resolution was presented to Andersen, recognizing him as an instrumental founding member and honoring him for his years of dedicated service and commitment.
Andersen served as NHOM’s first executive director from 2006 to 2016 and principal broker from 2009 to 2016. He is responsible for creating 33 single-family homes in Maui County that will remain affordable in perpetuity through the Na Hale O Maui Community Land Trust model.
President DeRego presented a certificate of appreciation to Hughey for his six years of service (2010 – 16) on the board of directors.
Executive Director Cassandra Abdul presented a certificate of appreciation to DeRego for her six years of dedicated service (2010–16) on the board of directors.
The 2016-17 NHOM board of directors was as selected at the meeting. The officers are Michael Trotto, president; Bruce U‘u, vice president; Dave Ward, secretary; and Paul Felix, treasurer.
General & Public Directors Michael Spalding and Ray Phillips have returned to the board after a one-year hiatus.
Homeowner-Directors Yvonne Wright, Sheena Solomon and newly elected Wailani Artates were also selected as board members.