Chaminade University has named three new members to its Board of Governors and two new members to its Board of Regents.
Newly named to its Board of Governors are:
Bob Eisiminger was a Co-founder of Knight Point Systems (KPS) and served as Chief Executive Officer until its sale in 2019. He led KPI to the Inc. 5000 list and Washington Post’s Top Workplaces. In 2018, he was named one of the Distinguished Members of the West Point Society of DC and was named The EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Government Contracting for Mid-Atlantic in 2019. Additionally, he serves on the Board for the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, and Johnny Mac Soldiers Fund. Eisiminger earned his bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and later served as an Air Defense Artillery Officer with tours of duty in Texas and Germany.
Joseph McClelland, Jr., U.S. Coast Guard RADM (Ret.)
Retired from the U.S. Coast Guard, Rear Admiral McClelland was commissioned through Coast Guard Officer Candidate School in 1966. He served as a surface operations specialist having served five sea tours, including command in icebreakers and command of the Coast Guard’s oceanographic research ship. He received a master’s degree in Physical Oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate School and qualified as a Ship Salvage Diving Officer and Helium-Oxygen Diving Officer. He is a Rotarian and a Life Member of the Navy League. He served as the president of the Rotary Club of Metropolitan Honolulu and as president of the Honolulu Council. McClelland was awarded the Coast Guard’s Distinguished Public Service Award for his service as Chairman of commissioning committees in Hawai‘i between 2017 and 2019 for five Coast Guard cutters.
Matthew Morgan, MEd ‘02
Matthew Morgan is the Chief Business Process Officer and a member of the Global Management Committee of Teneo, a global CEO advisory firm headquartered in New York. Morgan began his career as an Army intelligence officer and is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star, and served as a company commander and in various staff and leadership roles. He is a prolific author and speaker and has published several books, including A Democracy Is Born (2007), The American Military after 9-11 (2008), and the six-volume series The Impact of 9-11: The Day that Changed Everything? (2009). He earned a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and graduate degrees from Harvard Business School (MBA), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (MA Political Science), and Chaminade University of Honolulu (Master of Education). In addition to serving on the Advisory Board for the University of Montana Mansfield Center, Morgan also serves on the Board of the Capital Classics Theatre Company.
Newly named to its Board of Regents are:
Eric Fujimoto, MBA ‘94
A proud Chaminade graduate, Eric Fujimoto is the Principal for Ho‘ea Wealth Advisory Group and a member of Ameriprise Financial Services. He was awarded the US Small Business Administration’s Small Business Person of the Year for the City and County of Honolulu in 2020. He was also named the Hawai‘i Community Foundation’s Professional Advisor of the Year and Chaminade Alumni of the Year. He volunteers at Drug Free Hawai‘i, Rotary Club of Pearlridge, Central Union Church, and for University of Hawai‘i athletics with ‘Ahui Koa Ānuenue and Na Koa.
David Underriner is the Executive Vice President of O‘ahu Operations and Chief Executive Officer of Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Pali Momi Medical Center and Straub Medical Center for Hawai‘i Pacific Health. Prior to his appointment, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Health Officer at Hawai‘i Medical Service Association (HMSA); President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals for the Hawai‘i region; and as the Executive Vice President and Chief Executive of Providence Saint Joseph Health (PSJH) Oregon. Underriner is a graduate of Oregon State University and holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Management from the University of Washington. He has served on many boards with a focus on behavioral health, children, economic development and poverty reduction. He currently sits on the Oregon State University Foundation Board, and is Board Chair for Credena, a specialty pharmacy subsidiary of PSJH.
Chaminade’s Board of Governors and Board of Regents serve to create and authorize school plans and policies and to ensure that they articulate the vision and mission of the university system.
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