STAND. COM. REP. NO.3438
RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 184
Honorable Robert Bunda
President of the Senate
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Labor, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 184, submitting for study and consideration the nominations of:
HAWAII PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIPS BOARD
MARY ALICE EVANS, for a term to expire December 2, 2002;
MICHAEL T. FITZGERALD, for a term to expire June 30, 2004; and
AARON S. FUJIOKA, for a term to expire October 15, 2005;
begs leave to report as follows:
Upon review of the testimony and statements submitted by the nominees, your Committee finds that Mary Alice Evans, Michael T. Fitzgerald, and Aaron S. Fujioka have the necessary character, experience, and qualifications to serve on the Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board.
Ms. Evans has worked for the State since 1972. She has worked to develop and support programs for low income communities, immigrants and refugees, inter-agency coordination of human services and employment services, resolution of Hawaiian claims, outcomes for children and youth, and electronic government.
Testimony in support of Ms. Evans was received from the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, the Governor's Special Assistant on Children and Families, and a Public Utilities Commissioner.
Michael T. Fitzgerald is currently the President and CEO of Enterprise Honolulu. Enterprise Honolulu is a private-sector economic development organization whose mission is the diversification of Oahu's economy through the creation of quality jobs and capital investment.
Testimony in support of Mr. Fitzgerald was received from the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism and the Governor's Special Assistant on Children and Families.
Aaron S. Fujioka currently serves as the Administrator of the State Procurement Office and Chief Procurement Officer for DAGS. His background includes eighteen years in public procurement, contract management, planning and program development. He has also been the procurement manager with the State Procurement Office responsible for the State’s procurement system for the purchase of health and human services for four years.
Testimony in support of Mr. Fujioka was received from the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, the Governor's Special Assistant on Children and Families, a Public Utilities Commissioner, the Acting Procurement Manager for Health and Human Services of the State Procurement Office, and the Support Services Administrator of the Department of Human Services' Social Services Division.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor that is attached to this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the background, character, experience, and qualifications of the nominees, has found the nominees to be qualified for the positions to which nominated and recommends that the Senate advise and consent to the nominations.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor,
BOB NAKATA, Chair