Officers & Directors

Honolulu Chapter Leadership

ARCS Foundation Honolulu Chapter is an all volunteer organization led by an elected board of directors. The board meets monthly through the academic year, August through May, with planning meetings or retreats during the summer.

2016–2017 Officers and Directors
President Patricia (Patty) Lee
VP Membership Pat Cooper
Recording Secretary Stephanie Laws
Treasurer Diana Wehrly
Corresponding Secretary Carol Wood
University Relations/Communications Cheryl Ernst
Scholar/Alumni Relations Sui-Lan Ellsworth
Immediate Past President Cheryl Ernst


Scholar Alumna Pays it Forward

Pamela Hallock Muller, headshot“ARCS Honolulu Chapter provided recognition that my efforts and education were a worthwhile investment at a time when others could see little future for me.”

1976 Honolulu ARCS Scholar and Tampa Chapter member Pamela Hallock Muller was named one of 25 Top Women Professors in Florida. The University of South Florida marine scientist overcame gender discrimination and has mentored 60 graduate students, 10 of them from underrepresented minorities.

Fire Ants Spark Membership

fire ants on chopstick“I believe we play a part in making our world a safer and healthier place to live. My part may include encouraging talented science students to stay in their fields through the awards that we give. ”

Ann Ho joined the Honolulu Chapter after hearing an ARCS Scholar talk about teaching school children to monitor invasive fire ants with peanut butter and a chopstick.