STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3725
RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 527
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 527, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:
Health Planning Council, West Oahu Subarea
G.M. No. 527
for a term to expire 06-30-2021,
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee reviewed the personal history, resume, and statement submitted by Jay Raymundo for service on the Health Planning Council, West Oahu Subarea.
Your Committee received testimony in support of the nomination for the appointment of Jay Raymundo from the State Health Planning and Development Agency and eighteen individuals.
Upon review of the testimony, your Committee finds that Mr. Raymundo's experience, background, and commitment to public service qualify him for appointment to the Health Planning Council, West Oahu Subarea. Your Committee notes that Mr. Raymundo has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Aloha Habilitation Services, a home health care agency, since 2004 and was previously employed as a case manager for The ARC of Greater Waltham, Massachusetts. Your Committee further notes that, as Chief Executive Officer of Aloha Habilitation Services, Mr. Raymundo has experience working with the Departments of Health and Human Services, which will serve the Council well. Your Committee also notes that Mr. Raymundo is a board member for the Wahiawa Center for Community Health, Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawai‘i, and Hawai‘i Waiver Providers' Association, demonstrating his commitment to community engagement and his understanding of the role and responsibilities of Council membership. Mr. Raymundo indicated in his personal statement that he hopes to promote quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives to better promote the quality of care in the region.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health that is attached to this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the background, experience, and qualifications 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 Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health,
ROSALYN H. BAKER, Chair