Jeffrey S. Portnoy Appointment to the University of Hawai`i Board of Regents Confirmed by Senate

Jeffrey Portnoy, Litigation Chair, was nominated by Governor Neil Abercrombie to serve on the university’s Board of Regents in December 2013. His appointment was confirmed by the state Senate on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Mr. Portnoy is confirmed for a full five-year term which will run through June 2019.

Stanford Yuen, Lee Putnam, and Michelle Tagorda, who were also nominated by Governor Abercrombie, have been confirmed by the Senate as well. Yuen and Putnam were also appointed to the full five-year term ending in June 2019, and Tagorda’s term will run through June 2016.