Governor Names James Nishimoto Director of DHRD

Posted on Dec 3, 2014 in Main, News

Nish 8.5x12.75James Nishimoto has been named director for the Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD). Nishimoto has 38 years of government service and has served in a wide range of positions, including executive assistant to the President of the University of Hawaii; vice president for Budget and Finance/Chief Financial Officer, University of Hawaii; director of Academic Personnel Administration, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Hawaii System; associate director of Human Resources, University of Hawaii System Office; deputy director, DHRD; administrator, Collective Bargaining and Negotiations, Hawaii State Department of Education.  Nishimoto holds various degrees:  Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) from the University of Southern California; M.A., Business Personnel Administration/Public Administration from Central Michigan University; and M.A., Public Administration Central Michigan University; and B.S., University of Kentucky.


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