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Maui Hotel & Lodging Association installs officers

By Staff | Oct 6, 2011

WAILUKU — During the Maui Hotel & Lodging Association’s recent annual membership luncheon, the organization installed its 2011-12 board of directors.

The officers are Chairman Michael Jokovich, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa; Vice Chairman Matt Bailey, Grand Wailea; Treasurer Sharon Suzuki, Maui Electric Company; and Secretary Carol Reimann, Maui Hotel & Lodging Association.

The board of directors includes Nane Aluli, The Mauian Hotel; Tom Bell, Royal Lahaina Resort; Nancy Chaplick, Oceanic Time Warner Cable; Bill Countryman, Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa; Tom Donovan, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua; Mufi Hannemann, Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association (ex officio); Charles Head, Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui; Mike Kelley, Beach Activities of Maui; Gregg Lundberg, Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas; Gregg Nelson, Napili Kai Beach Resort; Tetsuji Yamazaki, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa; and Mike White, Kaanapali Beach Hotel (ex officio).

“We are pleased to have such a strong and dynamic group of leaders on the MHLA board,” said Board Chairman Jokovich.

“Collectively, we have literally over three century’s worth of expertise amongst the Board which will be invaluable as we take an active role in advocating for the Visitor Industry as we emerge from some of the most very challenging of times.”

The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to advocate for the visitor industry.

MHLA supports workforce development via the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, which is in three of Maui’s public high schools; provides educational opportunities for scholarships to high school and University of Hawaii Maui College students; and gives back to the community through the annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk, Excellence in Education golf tournament and Kupuna Dinner.

For information, contact MHLA at 244-8625 or info@mauihla.org.