Chairman, At Large
Donald G. Horner is chairman of First Hawaiian Bank and a board member of the Bank’s parent company, BancWest Corporation. He also serves on the board of Haleakala Ranch Company on Maui.
Mr. Horner serves in a variety of volunteer capacities which include board chairman of Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, board member and treasurer of Iolani School, board member emeritus of Mid-Pacific Institute, board member and finance chair of Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, and chair of the Career and Technical Education Coordinating Advisory Council. He is also a member of the University of Hawaii School of Nursing Advisory Council, Filipino Community Center, Hawaii Pastors Roundtable, Foundation for the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, and the Hawaii Asia Pacific Association.
Mr. Horner holds an undergraduate degree in business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1976; highest rank was Lt. Commander.
Mr. Horner is a licensed pastor and serves as a volunteer staff member of New Hope Diamond Head Church.
His appointment is for a three-year term.