Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                     , 1999

                                   RE:  GOV. MSG. NO. 298

Honorable Norman Mizuguchi
President of the Senate
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii


     Your Committee on Health and Human Services, to which was
referred Governor's Message No. 298, submitting for study and
consideration the nomination of:


     G.M. No. 298       JOYCE INGRAM-CHINN, for a term to expire
                        June 30, 2003,

begs leave to report as follows:

     Testimony in support of this nominee was received from the
State Health Planning and Development Agency.

     Upon review of the resume and other background information
submitted by the nominee, your Committee finds that the nominee
brings a unique range of skill, ability, and experience to the
Honolulu Subarea Health Planning Council.

     Your Committee notes the following specific qualifications
of Joyce Ingram-Chinn:

     Ms. Ingram-Chinn received her Master's degree in Education
from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Currently, Ms. Ingram-
Chinn is the Program Manager for Community Care Services for
Hawaii Biodyne.  For fifteen years, she worked as the Chief of
the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division of the Department of Health.
     Ms. Ingram-Chinn is past president of the Organization of
Women Leaders and founder of Pacific Institute of Chemical

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Dependency.  In addition, she is past president of the
Soroptimist International of Honolulu and the National Prevention

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your
Committee on Health and Human Services that is attached to this
report, your Committee, after full consideration of the
background, character, experience, and qualification of the
nominee, has found the nominee to be qualified for the position
to which nominated and recommends that the Senate advise and
consent to the nomination.

                                   Respectfully submitted on
                                   behalf of the members of the
                                   Committee on Health and Human

                                   SUZANNE CHUN OAKLAND, Chair

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