Who We Are
The Dana Anne Yee Foundation Executive Board of Directors and Extraordinary Working Board Members:
DANA ANNE YEE, FASLA, LEED AP, ISA CA, RA, UH MG Emeritus,
City and County of Honolulu Planner, ISA TRAQ, Mayor's Arborist Advisory Committee, ISA TRAQ
President – Dana Anne Yee, FASLA, LEED AP, Certified Arborist, RA, University of Hawaiʻi Master Gardener Emeritus, and City and County of Honolulu Planner, ISA TRAQ, and Mayor's Arborist Advisory Committee. Dana has been a presence in the Landscape Architectural profession for 30 years and has a long-standing pattern of service to her profession and the community. Dana was honored as a Fellow with the American Society of Landscape Architecture in 2012. She has served and is presently serving on seven non-profit boards, including past president on the American Society of Landscape Architects, past president and currently on the Advisory Board for the Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens, and current Vice President on the Scenic Hawai‘i, Inc. Board of Directors. Dana has also served as a commissioner on the Mayor’s Office of the Culture and the Arts and the Diamond Head Scenic Byway Committee. She currently serves on the City and County of Honolulu Historic Preservation Committee. Dana has been recognized and honored to receive many landscape architectural design awards, including a 2018 ASLA Design Award of Honor for “Our Stories of the History of Landscape Architecture in Hawaiʻi” published in the Landscape Hawaiʻi Magazine. Dana became a University of Hawai‘i Master Gardener in May of 2017. She continues in her commitment to serve to protect Hawai‘i’s delicate ecosystem and natural environment in her pursuit to preserve Hawai‘i’s beauty and to keep Hawai‘i Green.
PETER THOMPSON, ESQ.
Peter is Hawaiian, was raised in Hawai'i, and is a graduate of Punahou School. Peter practices as an attorney and he is the acting Deputy Regional Chief Counsel for the Social Security Administration in the San Francisco region. Peter's gift for writing cannot be matched.
LILLIAN RODOLFICH, Certified Public Accountant, CPA
Lillian Rodolfich, CPA, was born and raised in Hawai'i. She earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree and an executive MBA degree from the University of Hawai'i Shidler College of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant. Lillian has over 20 years of expertise in accounting and finance. Lillian served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Hawai‘i Foodbank Inc. Lillian was responsible for the overseeing of the non-profit Hawai‘i Foodbank's finances and capitalizes on financial strategies to ensure the organization's successful operation. She is proficient in all facets of financial operations for organizations in the private and non-profit sectors.
Lillian has also worked for non-profit organizations, including the Queen Lili‘uokalani Trust and the Kamehameha Schools and she served as Interim Vice President of Finance at Catholic Charities Hawai‘i. She has worked for for-profit entities, including SEC-traded Alexander & Baldwin, Kamehameha Schools, Associa Hawai‘i, as well as Aloha Air Cargo, and Ernst & Young. Lillian served 12 years as a member of the Shidler Alumni Association Board of Directors and she is active with the Maryknoll Schools PTA. Lillian currently works at the Blood Bank of Hawai`i and Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawai`i.
NANCY MILLER, Registered Architect, UH MG
Nancy is an extraordinary Secretary. Her grand writing and editing skills is many faceted and she shines in her Grant writing skills for the Dana Anne Yee Foundation. She grew up near the University of Hawai'i and graduated from the University of Hawai'i. She has worked as an architect in Honolulu for 15 years. After twelve years on the mainland with her military spouse, she returned to Hawai'i in 2014 where she worked for the University of Hawaiʻi Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program. Nancy also continues her architecture profession. She has enjoyed volunteering for church and community groups. She became a University of Hawai‘i Master Gardener in May of 2017. She also enjoys hiking and the outdoors and looks forward to learning more about Hawai'i’s natural environment through her volunteer service with the Dana Anne Yee Foundation.
STEPHAN DOI, UH Graphic Designer
Stephan Doi, was born and raised in Hawai‘i. Stephan works as a professional graphic designer at the University of Hawai‘i. He is an avid artist. He is also the designer and fabricator of the Mo‘ili‘ili Blind Fish Tank. Stephan Doi used his grand artistic graphic talents to help make this website so beautiful. Stephan's incredible taste and skills makes him a valuable member of the Website team.
RACHEL KATZMAN, Landscape Architect, PLA, ASLA, SITES AP, LEED Green Associate, CLARB certified
Rachel Katzman, is the creator and awesome designer of the beautiful Dana Anne Yee Foundation Website and Blog. She is an extraordinarily talented, skilled, and valuable 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, Senior Landscape
Designer and Planner
Angelica Rockquemore works as a planner and landscape designer for HHF Planners, with 7 years of experience. Angelica is part Hawaiian. 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, with a Master of Landscape Architecture degree, with an emphasis in Urban Ecological Design. 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. Carol is part Hawaiian. She currently serves as the Secretary on the non-profit board of directors for Scenic Hawai‘i, 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.