Who We Are
The Dana Anne Yee Foundation Executive Board of Directors and Extraordinary Working Board Members:
RACHEL KATZMAN, Landscape Architect, ASLA
Rachel Katzman, is the creator of the beautiful Dana Anne Yee Foundation Blog and extraordinaire member of the Website team. During her time at Ball State University Rachel had various internships in both the public and private sector. Upon graduation she moved to the Washington, D.C. metro region to begin her career as a landscape designer. She has worked for many firms on a wide range of projects. Rachel and her husband relocated to O‘ahu in December of 2015 with the Marine Corps. She brings a fresh attitude and outlook to the table and is helping to get Emerging Professionals plugged in to Hawai‘i ASLA by heading up a LARE Prep Focus Group. She has also taken on the redesign of the Hawai‘i ASLA website to give it a fresh appearance and user-friendly layout.
ANGELICA ROCKQUEMORE, Landscape Designer
Angelica Rockquemore works as a planner and landscape designer for HHF Planners, with 5 years of experience. A recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship Award, she spent one year conducting research and design work exploring Japanese garden preservation practices in Kyoto, Japan. Born and raised in Hawai’i, and a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle, Angelica’s current work involves assisting in designing outdoor learning and play environments at local Hawaii elementary schools. Angelica’s path to Landscape Architecture is highlighted by her passion for using culturally-based strategies to design children's outdoor play environments and her volunteer work at Maori language immersion preschools, Te Kōhanga Reo, in New Zealand.
CAROL HOPKINS, Administrator
Volunteer Extraordinaire. Carol joined the Outdoor Circle in the 1980’s. She currently serves as the Secretary on the non-profit board of directors for Scenic Hawaii, Inc. and the Kapiʻolani Park Preservation Society (KPPS). Carol is a wealth of historical knowledge and was instrumental in the landmark case for Irwin Park.