STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3733

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

 

RE: GOV. MSG. NOS. 531, 532

 

 

 

Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi

President of the Senate

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health, to which was referred Governor's Message Nos. 531 and 532, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:

 

Health Planning Council, Windward Oahu Subarea

 

G.M. No. 531

JAMIE BOYD,

for a term to expire 06-30-2018; and

 

G.M. No. 532

JAMIE BOYD,

for a term to expire 06-30-2022,

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

Your Committee reviewed the personal history, resume, and statement submitted by Jamie Boyd for service on the Health Planning Council, Windward Oahu Subarea.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of the nomination for the appointment and reappointment of Jamie Boyd from the State Health Planning and Development Agency and one individual.

 

Upon review of the testimony, your Committee finds that Dr. Boyd's experience, knowledge, and expertise qualify her to be nominated for appointment and reappointment to the Health Planning Council, Windward Oahu Subarea. Your Committee notes that Dr. Boyd is currently employed by the University of Hawaii at Windward Community College as a professor, Health Programs Coordinator, and Health Science Coordinator. Dr. Boyd's duties include coordinating the Indigenous Nursing Pathway program for the college. Your Committee also notes that Dr. Boyd serves as the Director of the Department of Labor's Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship Program, previously served as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and led research projects dealing with indigenous and minority health, showing her commitment to Hawaiian health. Dr. Boyd is the Chair of the Worksites Committee of the Blue Zones Project, Koolaupoko, Hawaii, demonstrating her engagement with public health outside of medicine and her understanding of the role and responsibilities of Council membership.

 

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,

 

 

 

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ROSALYN H. BAKER, Chair