Leadership Through Collaboration: Highlights of Accomplishments

Friday, June 16, 2017, 12 pm to 1:30 pm Hawai'i Time

Leadership is demonstrated in various ways based on the leader and their leadership style. Suzanne Chun Oakland’s active style has been enjoyed by both Hawai‘i’s service providers and community members. Suzanne is a hands-on person with continuous community-based involvement and participation in finding solutions and interfacing more successfully with our own state legislators. Suzanne has served on numerous caucuses and task forces with great accomplishments throughout her twenty-six years of public service within our state legislature.

Hosted by: Hawai'i Public Health Training Huí

Guest Speaker:

Suzanne Chun Oakland, Retired State Senator

Speaker Bio:

Retired State Senator Suzanne N. J. Chun Oakland represented the Hawaii State Senate as Senator of the 13th District, which includes Dowsett Highlands, Nuuanu, Lower Tantalus, Pacific Heights, Pauoa, Downtown, Chinatown, Iwilei, Honolulu Harbor, Liliha, Palama; Portions of Alewa Heights and Kaka'ako from 2016- 1996. Prior, she was member of Hawai‘i House of Representatives from 1990-1996. Suzanne was members of many caucuses such as Kupuna, Keiki, Women’s, Small Business, and Hawaiian Caucuses and of many tasks forces such as Housing and Homeless, Mental Health, and Deaf-Blind Task Forces. Suzanne and her husband Michael Sands Oakland have three children and six grandchildren.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the development of political networks and community partnerships.

  2. Categorize the highlights of accomplishments linked to different sectors of Hawai‘i.

  3. Review what aspects and vision is needed to continue to move forward with more positive outcomes. 

Continuing Education:

Approved for 1.5 hours CSAC and 1.5 Social Work Continuing Education (CE) contact hour
Approved for 1.5 hours CE for Certificated Health Education Specialist (CHES)
​Approved for 1.5 hours CPEU for for Registered Dietitians (RDs) and Registered Dietetic Nutritionists (RDNs)

For more information, contact: Camille Cristobal cuc@hawaii.edu (808) 627-5246

Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/5fab3c46fca3223c7c24e00bf0acd2b8