Jane Clement

Jane Clement

Chair of the Board and President

Jane is a Public Affairs Manager for the Strategies 360 (S360) Hawaii office.

As Public Affairs Manager, Jane’s ability to make personal connections, coupled with her natural gift of bringing people together, make her a perfect fit for the Strategies 360 Hawaii office. Before joining S360, Jane worked in both government and regulated industries. As the Chief of Staff for the former Hawaii County Council Chair, she worked to draft and successfully pass tobacco legislation raising the age of tobacco sales in Hawaii County to age 21 – the first county to do so in the State of Hawaii. In her role as Community Consultant for Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO), Jane developed, implemented and coordinated community and educational outreach programs across the island. Her vibrant, engaging personality and understanding of her community made her the ideal representative for the Utility. As a very active community volunteer, Jane serves on various boards and commissions, including as the Hawaii Island Commissioner to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, current president of the Kailua Village Business Improvement District, West Hawaii Community Forums and serves as an officer on the Friends of NELHA (Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority) board.

Mike Matsukawa

Mike Matsukawa

Secretary and Vice President
Pete Hoffmann

Pete Hoffmann

Treasurer and Vice President

Pete is a former County Councilman and Council Chair, Pete Hoffmann, is a 28 year veteran of the US Army.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the West Hawaii Community Health Center, a state-wide commission for the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, the School Community Council at Waikoloa Elementary and Middle School and several other community organizations.  He has served on the Board of Regents for the University of Hawaii and the Board of Directors for the Kamuela Philharmonic.

Scott Ordway

Scott Ordway

Director, Program and Media Committees
Isaiah Heyer

Isaiah Heyer

Director, Program and Media Committees

Isaiah is the Senior IT Manager of Network Services at West Hawaii Community Health Center, and is a Certified Producer through Na Leo TV, recording our community forum events and editing the video to professional broadcast quality for public viewing.

He has worked in the computer data network industry since 1998, when he began his technical career in research and development at AT&T and AT&T Wireless. He has also worked for T-Mobile and the Idaho National Laboratory under the Department of Energy’s National and Homeland Security department.

Since moving to Hawaii from Seattle in 2013, he has volunteered his technical services to the Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School’s annual music festival, where he built and maintains their website. Isaiah is a fused glass artist who specializes in creating beautiful glass fish.  He enjoys gardening, golf, and playing weekly recreational basketball.

Candee Ellsworth

Candee Ellsworth

Director, Program Committee & Webmaster

Candee is the current Executive Director of two local, nonprofit organizations;  Friends of NELHA and the Malama Kai Foundation. She has spent over 25 years working in the field of conservation, conservation education and community outreach.  She volunteers for a variety of community organizations, including as a member of the Hawaii Island Festival of Birds Planning Committee, the webmaster for the Board of West Hawaii Community Forums, co-chair of the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce’s Sustainability Committee, a member of the Large Whale Disentanglement Group for West Hawaii, and a Pono Pledge ambassador for the Island of Hawaii Visitor’s Bureau.

Candee worked for nearly 20 years of her career as a Conservation Biologist at the Toledo Zoo for a variety of endangered species recovery projects. Her focus was on island biodiversity/island ecosystems and conservation science, but she has had a lifelong interest in conservation, sustainability, preserving biodiversity and educating other to do so as well. In the past, she has worked as an adjunct professor, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for several universities, as well as serving as a reviewer on the University of Toledo’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). In her spare time, she also did private ecological consulting work on a variety of conservation projects throughout the West Indies.

She resides in Holualoa with her husband and two pampered, rescue mutts.  She enjoys anything ocean related, nature and reading lots of books.