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


Bred in Hawai‘i: The ARCS Anthurium

ARCS AnthuriumThe ARCS anthurium was bred by University of Hawai‘i horticulturalist Haruyuki Kamemoto and named in honor of the ARCS Foundation in recognition of the Honolulu Chapter's support of graduate students in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and other University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa programs.

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.