STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3826
RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 607
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. 607, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:
Health Planning Council, Tri-Isle Subarea
G.M. No. 607
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 Karen Holt for service on the Health Planning Council, Tri-Isle Subarea.
Your Committee received testimony in support of the nomination for the reappointment of Karen Holt from the State Health Planning and Development Agency and two individuals.
Upon review of the testimony, your Committee finds that Ms. Holt's knowledge, experience, and commitment to public service qualify her for nomination for reappointment to the Health Planning Council, Tri-Isle Subarea, as a member of the community. Your Committee finds that Ms. Holt has been employed as the Executive Director of the Molokai Community Service Council since 1997 and as the Principal of Ho‘omana Hou High School since 2004, demonstrating her dedication to the community. Your Committee also finds that Ms. Holt currently serves as the Chairperson of the Health Planning Council, Tri-Isle Subarea, and previously served on the Council from 1994 to 1996, demonstrating that she understands the role and responsibilities of Council membership. Your Committee also finds that Ms. Holt has previously served on the boards of Molokai General Hospital, Molokai Health Foundation, and Hale Hoomalu Domestic Violence Center. Your Committee finds that Ms. Holt has a strong understanding of the health care needs of the Molokai community which will be of value to the Council.
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