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BOARD MEMBERS

James Winkler, PA-C
President, CEO, Hale Lea Clinic Director
Steve Rogoff, MD
Vice-President, Hale Lea Medical Director
Harvey L. Cohen, Esq.
Secretary, General Counsel
Richard Whitman
Treasurer, Heathcare Administrator & Past Regional Director PACT (Parents and Children Together)
Chris Jaeb
President of Malama Kauai

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Rep. Hermina M. Morita
Chair, Hawaii State Public Utilities Commission
Past member Hawaii House of Representatives
12th District, which includes Hanelai, Kilauea, Anahola, and Kapaa.
JoAnn Yukimura
Kauai County Councilmember;
prior Mayor of Kauai
Jeff Goodman, MD
Community Physician; International Medical Corps emergency response team leader
Gary Blaich, MD, in Honorarium
Community psychiatrist; Executive Director, Kauai Public Land Trust
Michael Foley, MSW, D.Min, Psy.D, CSAC, SAP
Practicing community Psychologist
Addiction specialist
A new vision for health care
Steve Rogoff, MD
Steve Rogoffbrings to the Hale Lea clinic the latest advances in modern medicine along with an abundance of enthusiasm. Raised in Los Angeles, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors from the University of California Berkeley. He completed his residency through UC San Francisco and was board certified in Family Practice medicine, with additional post-graduate training in pediatrics. He moved to Hawaii in 2002 where he practices traditional family medicine, emergency medicine, and anti-aging and functional medicine. As well as being a dedicated physician, Dr. Rogoff enjoys surfing, music, traveling through such places as India, Nepal, Central and South America, and writing. His first novel, Nazca, can be found at xlibris.com. His collection fo short stories, Colors and Shadows is also soon to be available.. He lives on Kauai with his wife Tracey and their son Sawyer.
James Winkler, PA-C
Jim WinklerJames Winkler, PA-C has practiced medicine in Hawaii for 22 years, and serves as President of Kauai Community Health Alliance while also caring for patients as a medical provider at Hale Lea clinic. Winkler graduated class president from the USC School of Medicine Primary Care PA Program in 1984 and has advanced training in functional medicine. Teaching appointments include Pacific College, and at the Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency Program. Professional memberships include the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Greater Los Angeles Nutrition Council. Winkler has been a published medical newspaper columnist for many years. He is also the founding director of a non-profit humanitarian organization, the Amicus Foundation, which sponsors projects in medicine, education, women's needs and cultural preservation. Also a professional musician Winkler has worked with Charles Mingus, Gabor Zabo, Benny Powell, Johnny Guitar Watson, Alex Acuna (Weather Report), Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead), Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Todd Rundgren, Makana, and many others. He presently resides in Hawaii with his wife and artist Dorianne (www.DorianneArt.com).
Harvey L. Cohen, Esq.
Harvey  L. Cohen, Esq.Harvey L. Cohen is a Princeville-based attorney specializing in real estate and business law. From 2003 through 2007, Harvey served as President of the Board of Directors of the Kekahu Foundation, the licensee for Kauai Community Radio (“KKCR”). KKCR is Kauai’s independent, noncommercial, community radio station.

 

Richard Whitman
Richard WhitmanRichard Whitman has been actively involved in both the for-profit and non-profit world. He brings to KCHA 30 years experience in medical practice financial administration, including hospitals, group practices, solo practices, and university medical centers. He has earned a Master’s Degree in psychology, and since moving to Kauai has worked in the field of domestic violence and substance abuse. He has also worked with the dying at several hospice organizations, and served on the Board of Directors at KKCR, Kauai's non-commercial community radio station. He has a passion for painting and seeing the beauty of life.
Chris Jaeb
Chris JaebNorth Shore Kauai resident, Cameron C. (Chris) Jaeb was born in Caledonia, Minnesota but spent most of his childhood and adult life in Dallas, Texas. In 1994 Chris founded Audionet, the first company to broadcast real time audio programming on the Internet. Audionet changed its name to Broadcast.com and in July of 1998 had a successful public stock offering. In 2002, Chris and his wife Brenda moved to Kilauea Hawaii. They have two children, Makena and Dylan. Chris has spent the past few years playing with his kids and learning about businesses and organizations that are environmentally and socially conscious. He believes Kauai possesses a range of resources that could make it a world class model for sustainable living. In June of 2006, Chris and Keone Kealoha founded Malama Kauai, a public charity established to build self reliant and self sufficient communities.