Executive and Program Director: Christine Brammer
Christine Brammer is new to the position of Executive & Program Director for the Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawai‘i (ALFH). Prior to her appointment as Executive and Program Director, Christine supported ALFH as an independent contractor providing leadership and professional expertise in the development and delivery of the 2017 Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference and the delivery of an ALFH Youth Program benefiting FFA students. As a former independent business owner and also a project manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Christine brings with her 17+ years of experience in planning, development, implementation, and communication of a range of programs. Christine has lived on the windward side of O‘ahu for 24 years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, paddling, swimming, biking, and hiking. She is looking forward to leading the Agricultural Leadership Program Class of XVI.
Administrative Coordinator: Lisa Soong
Lisa comes to the Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii as its Administrative Coordinator where she will provide administrative support to the Board of Directors and various committees. She holds a BSBA in International Business and an MBA in Management from Hawaii Pacific University. She is the Business Administrator for Hawaiian Earth Products where she supervises all business aspects for the company. Lisa is a mom of 3 active boys and a member of the Board for St. Joseph Parish School where they either attend or are alumni. She has been the Vice President of Operations at the Mountain Apple Company for the last 14 years and has participated on the Leadership Council for the American Lung Association. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family who are avid sports enthusiasts.
ALP Program Director: Pauline Sato (contract position)
Born and raised in Hawai`i, Pauline Sato has always had a passion for protecting Hawaii’s environment. For more than 25 years, she has worked with various organizations such as the Bishop Museum, The Nature Conservancy, Mālama Hawai`i, and Mālama Learning Center in positions incorporating education, community outreach, internships, voyaging, and natural resources conservation.