- H. Mitchell D’Olier, Chairman
- Dr. Claire L. Asam, Director
- Dr. Kittredge A. Baldwin, Director
- Debbie Berger, Director
- Corbett A.K. Kalama, Director
- Dee Jay Mailer, Director
- James C. McIntosh, Director
- Eric K. Yeaman, Director
H. Mitchell “Mitch” D’Olier has been a Director of the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation since 1994 and was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation in July 2002. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Victoria Ward, Limited. Prior to that, Mitch was President and Chief Operating Officer of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. and its related companies. Prior to joining Hawaiian, he was a partner in the Honolulu law firm Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, which he joined as an associate in February 1972.
Mitch is a member and past chair of the Hawai‘i Business Roundtable; member and past president of the Rotary Club of Honolulu; member of the Board of Advisors and past president of the Boys and Girls Club of Hawai‘i; and a director of various community organizations.
Mitch and his wife, Bambi, moved to Hawai‘i from Iowa in 1972. They have three sons and three granddaughters.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Terry is a 1976 graduate of Punahou School, and he received his B.A. from Stanford University and his M.A. from Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Terry received his Executive M.B.A. from the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i. From 1989 to early 1995, Terry served as program officer for human rights and governance for the Ford Foundation in the Philippines.
From his base in Manila, Terry traveled the length of the archipelago, implementing a grantmaking strategy to increase the capacity of the poor and other disadvantaged groups to use the legal process and democratic institutions to protect and promote their rights and to improve the government’s responsiveness to their needs. From early 1995 until early 1998, Terry lived in New Delhi while managing the Ford Foundation’s portfolios in governance and international cooperation in South Asia. He was responsible for the design and execution of research, policy analysis and dialogue programs to reduce the risks of war and promote greater security and cooperation among the seven nations of South Asia.
Terry moved back home to Honolulu in April 1998 to join the Consuelo Foundation as Chief Program Officer. He was responsible for the design, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of all programs in the state of Hawai‘i. Programmatic goals included strengthening children and families through community development and asset building, preventing child abuse and neglect by strengthening parent-infant bonds, and enhancing the status of women.
Terry joined the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation as Vice President and Executive Director in September 2003. He also volunteers on several nonprofit advisory boards as well as on the boards of the HMSA Foundation and the Learning Coalition.
He and his wife Julie, who is a second-grade teacher at Kamehameha Schools, have two young children, Gracie and Geoffrey.
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Carlton has worked for Kāne‘ohe Ranch Management Limited and its predecessor companies since March 1986 and for the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation since October 2002. He was previously employed by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in various positions from 1976 thru 1985.
Carlton has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (not in public practice) in the State of Hawai‘i since 1976 and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).
Carlton was raised in Hawai‘i and graduated from ‘Iolani School. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of California, at Berkeley. Carlton and his wife Sylvia, have two daughters.
Senior Program Officer for Marine Conservation
Eric Co has over 12 years professional experience working in the fields of marine science and conservation in Hawai‘i, the Pacific Islands, the Caribbean, and Australia. He did his undergraduate work in biology at Holy Cross College in Massachusetts, followed by a MA in Marine Resource Management (Geography) from the University of Hawai‘i- Mānoa. His MA thesis was a study on the integration of Traditional Hawaiian marine management with Western, science-based approaches.
While attending UH, he began working for The Nature Conservancy in Hawai‘i where he helped to build their marine program for almost seven years. During this time he also had the privilege of supporting, and learning from, communities across the state in their efforts to manage their marine resources. He also had the opportunity to contribute to new tools, approaches, and technologies for marine management in Hawai‘i. This experience was followed by 3 years with the Federal government, offering technical support and grant opportunities to organizations throughout the Pacific for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center. In this position he learned of the impact grantmaking can have on marine management effectiveness, and was committed to growing NOAA’s funding presence in Hawai‘i during his federal service. Eric joined the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation family as their new Marine Conservation program Officer in September 2011.
At home on the east end of Moloka‘i, his family consists of his wife Stephanie Dunbar-Co, a botanist specializing in rare and endemic Hawaiian plants, their daughter Te‘alohilani, and their son, Kahulilikainalu.
Program Officer for Windward Oahu
Georgi’s professional experience includes more than 15 years of work with some of Hawai‘i’s highly regarded non-profit organizations. Prior to joining the Harold K. L. Castle Foundation, Georgi served as Program Director and then Executive Director of the Hawai‘i Meth Project, a statewide primary youth prevention program focused on reducing first-time Meth use in Hawaii. Before joining the Hawai‘i Meth Project, she spent six years with the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, working on community grants as well as with the donor services team as a philanthropic service associate.
She has served on the boards of the Olomea Foundation, an organization supporting foster youth success, as well as the Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club. Georgi, also a member of the YWCA of Oahu, was honored as their Volunteer of the Year in 2010. She serves as a review committee member of the Ho‘omaka Hou Scholarship Fund at the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, which supports higher education for those in recovery from substance abuse, and continues to lend her time to drug prevention and advocacy efforts in support of healthy alternatives for Hawai‘i’s youth.
Born and raised on the Windward side of O‘ahu, Georgi resides in Kane‘ohe with her three children and granddaughter. As a student, she studied communications and public relations, and is an alumna of the University of Hawai‘i system.
Senior Program Officer for Education
Alex has over fourteen years of professional experience spent improving the educational outcomes of children. His undergraduate degree was in Public Policy from Brown University, followed by a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government where his thesis evaluated an award-winning union/management peer review program in the Toledo School District.
Most recently, Harris served in the Hawai‘i Department of Education’s Office of Strategic Reform where he directed the Department’s recruitment, evaluation, and support of effective teachers and leaders. Prior to that, he co-founded the US Education Delivery Institute alongside Sir Michael Barber and built the capacity of six state education agencies to deliver results using a proven performance management methodology. Harris has served as an Assistant Superintendent in the office overseeing Washington, DC public schools, as a Program Director with the National Governors Association, as a Policy Director with Good Beginning Alliance, and as staff member at Washington Irving High School in New York City.
Harris co-founded both Kanu Hawai‘i and Envision Hawai‘i and lives in Windward, O‘ahu with his wife Jamalah and two young sons Omari and Malik.
Controller and Grants Manager
Ann Matsukado received her B.B.A. from the University of Hawai‘i. She worked as an auditor with KPMG LLP from 1996 through 2000. In September of 2000, she moved to San Francisco, California where she was responsible for external SEC reporting for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Upon returning to Hawai‘i, Ann previously worked as the Assistant Controller at Territorial Savings Bank and the Controller at New Hope Leeward.
Ann joined the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation in May 2008. She is a Certified Public Accountant (not in public practice).
Ann was born and raised in Hawai‘i and is a graduate of Pearl City High School. She and her husband Allan have two young daughters, Faith and Hope.
Susan was born and raised in Honolulu, and is a graduate of McKinley High School. She is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Nominating Committee of the McKinley High School Foundation. The Foundation provides scholarships to graduating seniors attending two- and four-year college.